London (On-site)
£25000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Permanent
Job description

IDVA; Domestic Violence Worker Job;


Your new company
Hays are recruiting for a leading national charity who support people affected and survivors of domestic abuse in London.

Your new role

"Saferlives" qualified salary is £29300.00 and unqualified is £25600.00 - Please note if you do not have the "Saferlives" qualification the client will fund for successful candidates to gain this after probation has been passed.

There is also option to some flexibility to work from home one or two days a week.

  • 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 abuse and managing and reviewing your cases.
  • The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of domestic abuse and its impact on victim/survivors and their children, as well as experience of providing emotional and practical support and strong casework management skills.
  • You will have the skills to provide effective crisis intervention, carry out risk assessments, safety planning, assessment of needs and individual support planning.
  • You will understand the legal system in how it relates to survivors of domestic abuse and have strong communication skills and the confidence and ability to present and educate service users and agency partners on the realities and impacts of domestic abuse in a variety of settings. An ability to work independently and prioritise a busy workload is essential.
  • You should have demonstrable experience of working in an IDVA or similar position with this or a similar client group, and an outstanding knowledge of supporting those experiencing domestic abuse, is essential including the MARAC process.


What you'll need to succeed

  • You should have demonstrable experience of working in an IDVA or similar position with this or a similar client group, and an outstanding knowledge of supporting those experiencing domestic abuse, is essential including the MARAC process.
  • You will need to have proven knowledge of the criminal justice system and social care and understand how they relate to survivors of domestic abuse.
  • Possess excellent communication, written and IT skills, the ability to engage with clients and liaise and deliver training and presentations to external agencies and stakeholders effectively.
  • Experience or knowledge of working in a health based setting would be advantageous.
  • To be successful in this role you will ideally hold a SafeLives (CAADA) accreditation.
  • An enhanced criminal record check is required for this role.


What you'll get in return

  • Opportunity to work for leading UK charity
  • Excellent career growth opportunities


What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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Posted on: 19 January 2022
Closed date: 16 February 2022 at 13:28
Job ref: 4141588
Tags: Social Care/Development