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Domestic Abuse Foundation Practitioner

Southampton, Hampshire (On-site)
£27,000 - £32,000 per year
Job description

Hampton Trust is a leading domestic abuse charity with a focus on tackling the root cause of domestic abuse and criminal behaviour. We pride ourselves on being innovators in our field, highlighting gaps in service and testing new approaches. In recent years we have expanded our reach from being a locally based Hampshire charity to now delivering interventions nationwide.

Job Title: Foundation Practitioner

Responsible to: Foundation Manager

Working Hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £27,000 – £32,000 per annum (starting Salary £27,000.00)

Contract: Fixed Term until 31stMarch 2025 with possible extension subject to


Located: Hybrid model to include colocation within police teams across Hampshire and Southampton, home working and office days based at Hampton Trust head office, Ashurst (New Forest)

This is a unique opportunity to join Hampton Trust within Project Foundation targeting serial and repeat domestic abuse perpetrators coming to the attention of the police. Recognising that management of perpetrators requires a multi-agency approach, Foundation Practitioners are co-located into police high harm teams across the county to assist with the identification and engagement of domestic abuse perpetrators. For those who do not respond to risk management plans and interventions, Foundation Practitioners support the police in the deployment of monitoring, tracking and disruption tactics.

If you like a fast-paced environment and being part of a multi-agency team delivering innovative solutions to domestic abuse this is the role for you. With a team of Foundation Practitioners working across Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Southampton, and Portsmouth you will play a significant role in shaping the criminal justice response to domestic abuse.

We encourage growth and self-awareness within this post.

Rewards and Benefits of working for Hampton Trust

To ensure equality of treatment and opportunity for all employees, Hampton Trust have a competitive salary banding structure. New starters will start on the minimum point of the relevant pay band advertised, salary increases within the band and promotions are awarded based on annual performance reviews.


  • Casual dress
  • Contribution pension scheme - NEST with 3% company contribution.
  • Sick pay
  • Free Onsite parking
  • 25 days annual leave - increasing to 2 days after 3 years and an additional 3 days after 5 years
  • 8 Days Bank Holiday
  • Additional leave for your birthday
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Free flue jabs
  • Access to free clinical supervision sessions
  • Fee DBS checks

We are an equal opportunities employer; and are proud to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, reflecting the diverse range of people we support.

Should you wish to discuss this role before application contact:

Laura Childs

Closing date: The listing will be closed as soon as sufficient applicants have been received.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy as soon as sufficient applicants have been received for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible. Interview dates to be arranged following receipt of successful applications.

Interviews: To be scheduled – Please note, successful candidates will be asked to attend an in-person interview at our office in Ashurst, Southampton.

All posts are subject to, enhanced DBS checks & satisfactory references and a valid driver’s licence.

Next steps

Please visit our website for an application pack and full job description by clicking on apply on website. Don’t forget our offer of an informal chat prior to completing your applications is available if you think it would be helpful.

In your application please include:

A cover letter explaining your motivation for applying and outlining how you meet the criteria detailed within the person specification.

*Please note applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered*

A full CV including education, professional qualifications and full employment history showing responsibilities and relevant achievements.

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Posted on: 26 October 2023
Closed date: 25 November 2023 at 23:59
Tags: Practitioner