Domestic Abuse Advocate

Black Country Women's Aid

Let us introduce ourselves…

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.

The team:


Our specialist Community Domestic Abuse Support Service supports male and female victims of domestic violence and abuse living in Sandwell, Dudley and Walsall through a range of contracted/ commissioning arrangements.

The service works in partnership with other services within BCWA and key agencies to assess risk and provide tailored support plans for service users.

Our integrated approach provides effective holistic support for survivors of abuse using a trauma-informed approach.

We have a team of supportive, dedicated, self-driven individuals who empower clients to make informed choices, helping them to live a life free from abuse.


Job Role

Job Title: Domestic Abuse Advocate
Position available: 1 full-time position (37.5 hours), based in Walsall
Salary: £20,167 - £21,057
Closing date: Friday 15th October
All interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams

Is this you?

We are looking for someone who has experience of working with victims/survivors of domestic abuse on both one to one and in group work settings.

You will carry a caseload that includes all aspects of case management including, risk assessment, needs assessment, support planning, outcomes and case review.

The Role:

The successful candidate will be required to provide a high-quality frontline service to victims of domestic abuse, delivering a service to those at the highest risk.

You will be working within a multi-agency framework consisting of the MARAC and local partnership responses to domestic abuse.

If you are self-driven, conscientious, hardworking with lots of ambition we would love to hear from you.


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 the closing date.


Important information for all positions


Black Country Women's Aid is committed to safeguarding and promoting the 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.

COVID-19


BCWA has adapted services during COVID to support victims of violence and abuse that meet all the latest Government guidance.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is available at all our sites and distributed to all staff as appropriate.


Full details of the BCWA Risk Assessment can be found on our website.

Please read this as it provides the framework that we are delivering services against.


You will receive appropriate training to undertake the duties of the job on and on and offsite basis and all situations are risk assessed.


Management supervision, support and oversight is embedded in our practice to ensure all parties are kept safe.


  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £20167.00 - £21057.00 per annum
  • Location: Walsall, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: 2MES
  • Tel: 02392 387722
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2021-09-16 18:05:35 -

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