Job Vacancy – Stockport Without Abuse – Stalking and Harassment IDVA

Job Title: Stalking and Harassment IDVA
Salary/ Rate: £24,657.48 per annum, with a 4% rise upon successful completion of probation
Location: Stockport
Closing Date: 9am, Tuesday 3rd November 2022
Hours: 37 hours per week

Stockport Without Abuse (SWA) is a grassroots charity committed to supporting our vision of everyone having a right to live in safety, and to have a future without fear of domestic abuse. We work directly with women, men and children who have experienced or are at risk of domestic abuse.

We are looking to recruit a Stalking and Harassment Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA) to join our IDVA team and provide high-quality frontline crisis response support to victims of domestic abuse, particularly those experiencing stalking and harassment.

Main purpose of the post:
• Work closely with Greater Manchester Police’s single point of contact for stalking and harassment cases to assist with support and advocacy for victims, including assisting or supporting with applications for Stalking Protection Orders;
• Manage a caseload ensuring that each client receives the appropriate service individual to their needs, taking actions that mitigate risks to the client;
• Support the organisation with its prevention, education and social policy agenda to the wider public, including being part of a rota to deliver domestic abuse awareness training to multi-agency groups to take part in community events with our partners.

Why work with us?
Our non-salary benefits include a 4% pay increase upon successful completion of your 6-month probationary period, 24 days per annum plus 8 days’ public bank holidays (pro rata), one day per annum birthday annual leave, regular clinical supervision with an external provider, 3% employer
contributory pension, and access to online Pilates and fitness wellbeing scheme with time paid for attendance. Sometimes there’s even cake.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please email us at to arrange an informal chat.

Applications only – CV’s are not accepted. Please read the guidance in your application pack.

The job description, person specification, application forms and application guidance are available to download at

Once complete, please send your application and other requested forms to:

Closing date for applications Thursday 3rd November 2022 at 9:00am.

Interviews will be held across the day on Thursday 10th November 2022.

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