Independent Domestic Violence Advocates (IDVA’s)

Location
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Salary
NJC Scale Point 28 - £24,717 pro rata
Posted
08 Aug 2017
Expires
15 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

WOMEN’S AID INTEGRATED SERVICES (WAIS)

Providing support to women and their children experiencing or escaping
abuse throughout Nottingham and region.

We have an exciting opportunity for four Independent Domestic Violence Advocates (IDVA’s) to join our dynamic team in an organisation which is at the forefront of domestic violence support. The appointed persons will have a good understanding of the issues faced by hard to engage groups.

The post holder will provide a high-quality frontline service to victims of domestic abuse, delivering a service to those at highest risk. They will offer an independent advocacy service to women who are experiencing Domestic Violence going through the MARAC process and/or who are encountering interventions from the criminal and civil law, its related systems and structures including DVPN and DVPO.

The 4 vacancies are as follows:

  • Post 1: 37 hours per week (City based)
  • Post 2: 37 hours per week (South County based)
  • Post 3: 37 hours per week (South County based & fixed term until March 2018 with a view to being extended to March 2019)
  • Post 4:18 hours per week (City based & fixed term March 2018 with a view to being extended to March 2019)

Salary - NJC Scale Point 28 - £24,717 pro rata

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 22nd August 2017 at 9.00am

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 30th August 2017

It is an Occupational Requirement that applications are open to women only, as permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1, of the Equality Act 2010.

WAIS is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and encourages applicants from BME, lesbian or bisexual backgrounds.

Application packs can be obtained from our website by clicking apply.

CV’s will not be accepted.