We are regularly looking for talented individuals to join the Leeway team. Due to an increase in the level of service we are able to provide, we are currently recruiting for the following roles.
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Suffolk Independent domestic violence advisor (IDVA)
- Hours: 37 hours per week (rota system covering 7 days per week)
- Salary: 37 hours per week (rota system covering 7 days per week)
- Fixed term contract until 30th September 2021
Job Purpose:To manage referrals and caseloads for the Norfolk IDVA Service, to identify and provide immediate, safety planning to those identified as high risk of further significant harm, who are living with/ or fleeing domestic abuse.
To work within the Criminal justice system and support the specialist domestic abuse court hearings.
To work with service users to reduce risk of further harm and to empower them to make positive choices.
To work across Norfolk within a multi-agency framework including MARAC, Police and Community Partnership Agencies and attend forums and meeting as required.
To ensure the risks and needs of domestic abuse victims are identified, assessed by using an evidence-based risk identification checklist and support victims to help them access services to keep themselves and their children safe.
Essential Requirements: A relevant accredited domestic abuse qualification. Experience of working in a Multi-agency team and developing partnerships. Good computer skills (including Microsoft applications), Proactive/flexible approach to working hours. Good communication and presentation skills.
Driving license, business insurance and the ability to travel both across Suffolk and Norfolk is essential.
This role can be considered for a secondment opportunity but will be subject to DBS and enhanced police security clearance.
Leeway promotes equal opportunities. Affiliated to Women's Aid
- Closing date 10am Monday 22nd July 2019
Request Your Application Pack
For an application pack, please fill out the form above, or alternatively you can either email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 07748972819 (voice mail), stating clearly your name, address and contact number/e-mail address.
Volunteers play an important role in the development of Leeway and their work allows us to strengthen our voice and support more people experiencing domestic abuse. With no time commitment required for some of our roles and a busy calendar of events, we always have opportunities which you may be able to help us with across Norfolk and Suffolk.
Some Ways You Could Help Leeway
Admin and Office
Raising valuable funds for the charity
Planning or attending events
Helping with our Social Media and Marketing
Raising the Profile of Leeway as an Ambassador
Women and Children in our Safe Houses
Supporting our Community Based Services
Collating and Distributing Donations and Gifts