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IRIS Advocate Educator

IRIS Advocate Educator

Job Reference No. SWA2635

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.

The role of an IRIS Advocate Educator  to provide training to general medical practices, on-going support for health professionals and a proactive culturally sensitive and supportive service for women and girls who are experiencing domestic abuse.


You will be on Solace’s salary band 4.

Qualified applicants (with an accredited VAWG /domestic abuse qualification) dependent on experience: £26,000 – £28,500 per annum.

Unqualified applicants, dependent on experience: £24,500 – £25,500 per annum with the potential to gain a qualification and move to the qualified band. HOURS: 37.5 hours per week

CONTRACT:  One year fixed term contract with likely extension

CLOSING DATE: 8th January 2018 (12noon)

INTERVIEW DATE: 15th January 2018

Please have a look at our IRIS Job Description & Person Specification.

To apply please complete and send the Application Form AND Equality Monitoring form to recruitment@solacewomensaid.org by the closing date of 8th January 2018. 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. We particularly welcome applicants from black minority and ethnic communities.

Solace is a Disability Confident employer. Please feel free to email us at recruitment@solacewomensaid.org if you require any additional support to apply for this role.

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

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