Job Vacancy – Older Person’s IDVA – Stockport Without Abuse (SWA)

Job Title: Older Person’s IDVA
Salary/ Rate: Starting at £25,641 per annum
Location: 35 Devonshire Rd, Stockport SK4 4
Hours:  Hours: 37 hours per week Contract Type: Fixed term contract until 31st January 2024


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 an Older Person’s Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA) to join our Community team and deliver safeguarding and therapeutic services to individuals over the age of 55 who are impacted by domestic abuse. This will be on behalf of the ‘Stand TALL’ service, where
TALL stands for Tackling Abuse in Later Life.
Main purpose of the post:
Deliver one-to-one support to older victims of domestic abuse at all levels of risk in the community and in safe accommodation, with a genuine interest and understanding in the unique vulnerabilities and risks they face.
Identify and attend training conferences relevant to the post, and participate in the
development and delivery of information and materials for older victims.
Carry out detailed monitoring and evaluation of all support work in the ‘Stand TALL’ service, ensuring that adequate and accurate records are kept for all service users.
Why work with us?
Our non-salary benefits include a 4% pay increase upon successful completion of 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. Sometimes there’s even cake.
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 stockportwithoutabuse.org.uk/jobs.php. Once complete, please send your application and other requested forms to: info@stockportwithoutabuse.org.uk.

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

All applications will be shortlisted on receipt. If your application is successful, we will contact you via email to arrange an interview date and time

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