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Domestic Abuse Outreach Officer

Bromley, Greater London (On-site)
Croydon, Greater London
SE20, London
£29,460 - £31,460 per year depending on experience
Contract (Fixed term contract for 12 months)
Job description

Job Title: Domestic Abuse Outreach Officer 

Hours: Full-time (35 hours per week)  

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract for 12 months 

Salary: £29,460 to £31,460 (FTE) depending on experience 

Application Deadline: Tuesday 2nd July 2024 at 11.00pm 

Interviews: week commencing 8th July 2024 

Location: BCWA locations across Bromley & Croydon boroughs 


Employee benefits we offer: 

- A friendly, flexible and values-led organisation 

- Competitive salary 

- 25 days of annual holiday, plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time) 

- Birthdays and Wellbeing Leave 

- Contributory pension scheme (5%) 

- Training to help you perform your role and support your professional development 

- Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme, counselling and wellbeing support 

- Healthcare cashback scheme 


Who we are: Bromley & Croydon Women’s Aid is a well-established, innovative and forward-thinking local domestic abuse service. We are seeking a self-motivated, flexible and experienced individual to join our dynamic team to help us deliver excellent services to vulnerable women who have experienced domestic abuse and be committed to working in a non-discriminatory manner.  


About the role:  We are seeking to recruit a Domestic Abuse Outreach Officer, who is passionate about working with vulnerable women who have experienced domestic abuse.   You will work in both 1:1 and group settings, offering emotional, practical and welfare support.  You will be able to demonstrate a good awareness and understanding of the impact of domestic abuse on women, helping them to access their rights and understand their options.  You will provide information and support on issues such as abuse, counselling, housing, welfare benefits, legal rights and child protection and you will refer women to other agencies where necessary.   Experience of working with support groups would be helpful.  You must be able to work on your own initiative and as part of a team.  


Location:  BCWA locations across Bromley & Croydon boroughs 


Wellbeing: As a trauma-informed charity we take mental health and wellbeing seriously. We offer clinical supervision to our frontline team, regular staff wellbeing sessions, use of our Employee Assistance Programme and an additional wellbeing platform which offers a range of advice and support. 


Notifying candidates: We apologise in advance that we will not be able to notify candidates who are not shortlisted.   If you haven’t heard from us within two weeks from application deadline, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.  


We reserve the right to terminate this recruitment process should we receive a large number of applications. 


Female applicants only: In light of the nature of work, the candidate’s gender is considered to be an occupational requirement in accordance with Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010. 


Equality, Diversity & Inclusion: BCWA is committed to supporting and promoting equality & diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. To achieve this, we seek to employ a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds to better represent the communities we serve. 


BCWA are an Equal Opportunities Employer. 

Reg. Charity No.1068007. 

Posted by
Bromley and Croydon Women's Aid View profile Company size Size: 21 - 50
Posted on: 03 June 2024
Closing date: 02 July 2024 at 23:00
Tags: Advice, Information, Advocacy, Support Worker

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