A&E IDVA (Independent domestic violence advocate)
Black Country Women's Aid (BCWA) is an established charity working across the Black Country and wider West Midlands providing accommodation and community support services to victims of domestic abuse, sexual abuse and human trafficking.
Services range from advocacy, civil remedies, support in court, individual and group support and access to a range of therapeutic interventions.
All services are client and needs led.
We are looking for exceptional candidates to join our growing and successful organisation within our Domestic Abuse Team.
Job Title: A&E IDVA (Independent domestic violence advocate)
Positions: 1 full time position available.
Contract Length: 6 months contract/secondment
Salary: £19,968 - £21,936
Closing date: 30th November 2020
Please note that interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams.
We are looking for an A&E IDVA to join the Domestic Abuse team in Sandwell.
The successful candidate will be working within BCWA's A&E project which aims to improve responses to victims of domestic abuse and other interpersonal violence attending Accident & Emergency Services in Sandwell.
You will be required to provide a high-quality service to victims of domestic abuse and other interpersonal violence (rape and sexual violence, child sexual exploitation, honour based violence, forced marriage and FGM) accessing Accident & Emergency Services.
To provide advice and support at point of crisis and make appropriate safeguarding and ongoing & onward support referrals, someone who has experience of case management including, risk assessment, needs assessment, support planning
If you would like to apply for this role, please click below and you will be emailed details of how to progress your application, including an application form you will need to complete and return by 30th November 2020.
Important information for all positions
Black Country Women's Aid is committed to safeguarding and promoting then welfare of vulnerable adults, children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All posts are subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975.
It will be necessary for an enhanced disclosure to be made to the Criminal Records Bureau for details of any previous criminal convictions.
Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies.
- The post holder must be female.
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