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IRIS Advocate Educator

IRIS Advocate Educator

Enfield DVAAS (Domestic Violence & Abuse Advocacy Service)

Job Reference No. SWA2673

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.

Enfield DVAAS is a diverse provision providing support and advocacy to female victims/survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence from all levels of risk.

The role of an IRIS Advocate Educator is 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 4.1 Unqualified or 4.2 Qualified accordingly.

Qualified applicants (with an accredited VAWG /domestic abuse qualification) dependent on experience: £26k – £28.5k per annum

Unqualified applicants, dependent on experience: £24.5k – £25.5k per annum with the potential to gain a qualification and move to the qualified band.

HOURS: 37.5 hours per week

CONTRACT: Until March 2019 with a possibility of an extension

CLOSING DATE: 21st May 2018 (12noon)

INTERVIEW DATE: 29th May 2018

Please have a look at our IRIS Advocate Educator 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 21st May (12noon). 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.

Due to the number of applications we receive, Solace Women’s Aid cannot communicate further with applicants who are not shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application was not successful this time.

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, and 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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