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Domestic Violence Prevention Programme (DVPP) Co-Ordinator

Domestic Violence Prevention Programme (DVPP) Co-ordinator

Job Reference No. SWA2640


Solace Women’s Aid exists to bring to an end the harm done through domestic and sexual violence to all survivors and in particular women and children. Our work is holistic and empowering, working alongside survivors to achieve independent lives free from abuse.

Following a successful transformation fund bid to extend our work with perpetrators, an exciting opportunity has arisen to work as a Domestic Violence Prevention Programme (DVPP) Co-Ordinator in our Southwark service. Southwark DVPP aims to increase the safety of domestic violence survivors and their children by working with perpetrators to change their behaviour. As co-ordinator you’ll be responsible for running a 26 week rolling group programme as well as undertaking 1-2-1 work and disrupt and desist activity where appropriate. The programme has been running successfully for almost three years, is fully embedded in Southwark, and is currently working towards RESPECT accreditation. You will be ensuring the next phase in the programmes development is achieved.

In addition to the above the successful candidate will also be undertaking suitability assessments with new referrals; identifying appropriate interventions and working closely with key partner agencies and professionals. An essential element to this will be maintaining a close working partnership with the programme‘s linked survivor support service, Southwark SASS, to ensure robust risk & case management plans are in place.

We’re looking for highly organised and self-motivated applicants who are passionate about ending violence against women and girls and confident in their ability to deliver community based projects. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience facilitating groups and completing assessments as well as a thorough understanding of risk management. You will have a demonstrable commitment to Solace’s feminist approach to ending violence against women and girls. Training and support for this role will be provided as necessary.

As this role is not protected under current equalities act legislation both women and men are free to apply.


You will be on Solace’s salary band 6.1.

£30,500 – £32,000 per annum pro rata dependent on experience

HOURS: 30 or 37.5 hours per week (4 or 5 days)

CONTRACT: Fixed-term contract until end of March 2020

CLOSING DATE: 23rd January 2018 (9am)

INTERVIEW DATE: 31st January 2018

Please have a look at our Domestic Violence Prevention Perpetrator Co-ordinator Job Description and Person Specification

To apply please complete and send the Application Form AND Equality Monitoring form to recruitment@solacewomensaid.org by the closing date of 23rd 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.

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.

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

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