- 37 hours per week
- Fixed term maternity cover to 28/02/2023
- Based in Norwich County Hall MASH
The IDVA will be part of a confidential, safe, and supportive team, within the Norfolk Integrated Domestic Abuse Service (NIDAS). They will provide effective, safe, supportive, and confidential support for service users aged 16 plus and their families including children aged 5-18, who are assessed as high or medium risk, and living with or fleeing domestic abuse.
The purpose of the role is to work in a multi-agency framework providing a range of support to reduce the risk of further harm posed to service users and support them to safely engage with criminal justice proceedings, Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conferences (MARACs) and The Sanctuary Scheme, if appropriate as part of the NIDAS team.
You will work alongside a caseload of our service users to ensure that they feel safe, happy with the service they are receiving and have the widest opportunities available to them to enhance their lives and improve their safety and wellbeing. You will ensure they receive an excellent level of support that uses a strengths-based and trauma informed approach and is centred around their aims and aspirations.
Your role will be part of a rota system operating over 7 days a week. You will be required to represent the service by providing presentations and attending events as required and support the NIDAS Partnership Board in working towards the best possible outcomes for our service users.
Essential requirements: : Relevant accredited IDVA qualification (or willing to work towards one) and experience of working in a voluntary or statutory agency for a minimum of two years with victims of domestic abuse. Experience of managing risk and effective safety planning. The ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team, good organisational skills.
We require a proactive/flexible approach to working hours to meet deadlines
A full UK driving license, business insurance and ability to travel.
This role is subject to an enhanced DBS and police security clearance
This role will be based within a multi-agency team and will form part of the NIDAS Leeway Central team.