Domestic Abuse needs to stop. Help us make it happen.
Devon Domestic Abuse Support Service is an exciting and innovative project, delivering a range of domestic abuse services across Devon. Join us at a time of growth and development to support victims and children and help perpetrators change their behaviour.
Splitz recognises the importance of the well-being of our staff and all post holders are provided with independent clinical supervision alongside supervision and case management. We offer 25 days annual leave in addition all bank holidays (FTE) and the opportunity for some working from home. We are proud to be an all-inclusive service, supporting victims regardless of: age, gender, sexuality, or relationship status. We welcome applications from all of our community
Funded by the NHS Devon Clinical Commissioning Group, we are looking to recruit a confident and committed practitioner to join our Devon service, supporting our domestic abuse and sexual violence service within GP practices across North Devon.
IRIS is an exciting programme aimed at improving the health care response to domestic abuse and sexual violence.
As part of a team of three Advocate Educators in Devon, this role will provide on-going support for female patients affected by DVA (domestic violence and abuse) and SV (sexual violence). The role also provides training and advice for health care professionals.
Experience in a support or care role would be an advantage. The successful candidate will demonstrate a knowledge of domestic abuse and sexual violence and show an aptitude for supporting people. You should have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
POST: IRIS Advocate Educator (DVA and SV)
SALARY: £21,811 - £23,377 pro rata
HOURS: 28 hrs per week (may consider a job share)
TENURE: Contract until 31st March 2023
CLOSING DATE: 12 noon Monday 7th February 2022
INTERVIEW DATE: 10th February 2022
The Promoting Choice Project is an exciting new initiative working across Devon and Torbay and bringing together organisations and community groups in order to reduce health inequalities, support vulnerable and marginalised women and improve outcomes for children.
We are now looking to recruit an enthusiastic and energetic Promoting Choices Health Navigator (Inclusion and Diversity) to join our passionate new team. You will be integral in developing the new Project, supporting vulnerable and marginalised women and their families across Devon and Torbay, building new pathways and addressing gaps in provision.
You will work within a multi-agency system to provide a proactive, person centred service. Key elements of the role include:
- Developing relationships with community groups, particularly those working with ethnic minority communities.
- Empowering service users through increasing knowledge, enabling them to make informed choices around their health and maternity care.
- Developing and facilitating groups and awareness workshops to engage women from diverse communities and marginalised groups
- Increasing knowledge and understanding of early child development and domestic abuse.
- Recruiting volunteers from within marginalised groups to act as community champions.
- Assisting the Project Manager to develop new pathways to reduce inequalities for women experiencing complex physical and mental health needs.
You should have proven experience of working with vulnerable people, a commitment to diversity and inclusion and an understanding of community development, alongside excellent communication skills.
Experience and understanding of: Advocacy, multi-agency and working with minority communities is an advantage however training will be provided.
Whilst remote working is available for this position, it will require travel across the Devon and Torbay area and therefore a full clean driving licence, access to a vehicle and business insurance are requirements for the role.
Best Start Promoting Choices Health Navigator (Inclusion and Diversity) 30-37 hours per week £21,171 - £22,678 pro rata
Closing date 9am Wednesday 2nd February 2022
Interview date Thursday 10th February 2022