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Job Reference No. SWA2595

Barnet DVAAS (Domestic Violence & Abuse Advocacy Service)

Solace Women’s Aid is an innovative, exciting and friendly organisation run by a staff team who are passionate about bringing an end to domestic and sexual violence and abuse. We predominantly work with women and children. Our work is holistic and empowering, working alongside survivors to achieve independent lives free from abuse.

Barnet DVAAS is a diverse provision providing support and advocacy to female and male victims/survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence from all levels of risk. We are looking to recruit a highly skilled and qualified IDVA (Independent Domestic Violence Advisor) with at least 2 year’s qualified experience to join our service.

The role of an IDVA is to provide a proactive service to victims/survivors identified as experiencing domestic abuse, inclusive of sexual violence and Harmful Practices, within a co-location setting. As well as providing crises intervention and advocacy support within a multi-agency approach, the IDVA will also be responsible for the awareness raising and training of partner agencies on Domestic Abuse.

Please take a look at the Job Description and Person Specification for more details about the role.

SALARY: Starting from £25,500 (qualified IDVA)

HOURS: 37.5 hours

CONTRACT: Permanent

CLOSING DATE: 2nd October 2017 (12noon)

INTERVIEW DATE: 10th October 2017

To apply please complete and send the Application Form AND Equality Monitoring form to recruitment@solacewomensaid.org by the closing date of 2nd October 2017. If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send the documents to you.

Unfortunately we do not accept CVs.

Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late applications will not be accepted.

Solace Women’s Aid values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

**This service is run by women for women and is therefore restricted to women applicants under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1. Section 7(2)e of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 apply. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act**

An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role.

No agencies

As this position is co-located it will require additional vetting.