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Richmond Fellowship
Macclesfield 16.18 miles
£17,043 with progression to £17,580 (pro-rata for 22.5 hours per week)
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Warrington 15.92 miles
£24,218 - £26,210 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We are recruiting for a skilled domestic violence advocate (IDVA) to provide high quality advocacy and support to survivors of domestic violence. You will work in partnership with other agencies to develop and deliver risk management plans to ensure victims’ safety. You will be responsible for advocating on behalf of survivors of domestic violence in a range of settings, and managing and reviewing your cases.

The successful candidate will have significant proven experience of providing emotional and practical support to survivors of domestic violence. You will understand the legal system in how it relates to survivors of domestic violence, and have strong communication skills to deliver presentations and reports to stakeholders effectively. An ability to work independently and prioritise a busy workload is essential.

Refuge is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development. We offer the first Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) accredited qualification for our profession. Other benefits include 28 days holiday, pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and a bonus/discounts online portal.

Closing date: 20th October2019

Interview date: 29th October 2019

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

This post is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies.

Refuge is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the feminist values of empowerment and equality, which underpins all of our work.

No agencies please – as a charity we work hard to keep our costs down.

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At Refuge, we believe that no-one should have to live in fear of violence and abuse. On any given day Refuge supports almost 6,000 clients, hel... Read more

Posted on: 20 September 2019
Closing date: 20 October 2019
Job ref: 693
Tags: Social Care/Development,Advocacy

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