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West Sussex (On-site)
£27384.65 - £29628.65 per annum
Job description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Health IDVA to join the DASS team in Brighton, working 37.5 hours a week.

Do you want to make a difference every day? Do you want to contribute to change & improvement for those who need it?

Do you have resilience & adaptability? Can you work effectively with a focus on customer service and care?

If yes, then we'd love to hear from you…

What we offer:

At Victim Support we believe in attracting & retaining the best people and offer a competitive rewards & benefits package including:

  • Flexible working options including hybrid working
  • 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays, rising to 30 days plus Bank Holidays
  • Pension with 5% employer contribution
  • Enhanced sick pay allowances & maternity payments
  • High Street, retail, holiday, entertainment & leisure discounts
  • Access to our financial wellbeing hub & salary deducted finance
  • Employee assistance programme & wellbeing support
  • Ongoing training & support with opportunities for career development & progression

About the role:

This role is based at the Royal Sussex County Hospital 3 days per week, with the remainder of the week spent working in the community.

As a Health IDVA you will:

- Deliver excellent trauma informed support to victims & survivors of domestic violence & abuse in Brighton & Hove accessing hospital and health services

- Conduct comprehensive needs and risk assessments

- Provide safety planning, advocacy, emotional and practical support

- Participate in the Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC), acting as the voice of the survivor and delivering on actions agreed within the MARAC

- Identify barriers to individuals in accessing domestic abuse support within health services, including acute and primary healthcare

- Work in partnership with all relevant hospital staff/teams and other health service providers to ensure that each survivor's needs are appropriately met

- Assist in delivering training, and provide consultancy and advice to other agencies as required

You will need:

- A thorough understanding of the issues faced by those experiencing domestic abuse

- Experience with assessing domestic abuse risk and taking appropriate action to safeguard children and vulnerable adults experiencing domestic abuse

- The ability to identify complex client needs, and develop and deliver holistic safety and support plans

- Experience of developing and delivering training/group work

- Effective organisational skills, including experience with planning, prioritising, managing crises and a caseload, and maintaining accurate and confidential case records

- Understanding and knowledge of and active commitment to promoting equal opportunities and diversity

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for further details.

About Us:

Victim Support (VS) is an independent charity providing a range of specialist services to people who have been affected by crime across England and Wales. We work towards a world where there are fewer victims but who have stronger rights, better support and a real influence in the Criminal Justice System. Everyone at VS is driven by our Vision Ambitions and Values to play their part in making a difference for those who experience crime and traumatic events. Working for VS gives you the opportunity to play a key role in a national charity providing high quality services to victims and witnesses and being a vital force for change.

Victim Support are committed to recruiting with care and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Disclosed Barring Service checks may be required.

Victim Support is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe having a diverse workforce at all levels allows us to represent the communities we serve and connect better with people affected by crime. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds. We therefore welcome applicants from all communities and monitor the diversity of applicants to analyse if we are representative of the communities we serve in terms of sex, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, trans identity, relationship status, religion or belief, caring responsibilities, age and socio-economic status. As part of our commitment to the Race at Work Charter we would particularly welcome applicants from BAME communities

How to apply:

To apply for this role please follow the link below to the Jobs page on our website, and complete the application form demonstrating how you meet the essential shortlisting criteria.

We looking forward to hearing from you.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early, if we receive enough suitable applications to take forward to interview prior to the published closing date

More about Victim Support

Victim Support is an independent charity dedicated to supporting people affected by crime and traumatic incidents in England and Wales.

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Posted on: 01 July 2022
Closing date: 29 July 2022 at 11:56
Job ref: 4277
Tags: Advice, Information,Support Worker