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IRIS Advocate Educator

Greater London (On-site)
£30,095 per year
Job description

We are recruiting for a IRIS Advocate Educator to join our team in Merton; the scope on this job involves….

Job Title: IRIS Advocate Educator

Location: Merton
Salary: £30,095 per annum 
Contract type: Permanent, Full Time

Hours: 37.5

We want kind and empathic people to work at Refuge, who believe in equality, diversity, and inclusion, are experts in their area of knowledge, want to make a positive difference and improve the lives of the women and children we support.

This is an opportunity to join Refuge as an IRIS Advocate Educator responsible for promoting and recruiting local general practices to participate into the IRIS programme. This will be achieved by building and maintaining effective relationships with general practice teams and providing ongoing specialist advice and support around DVA to patients.

In the role the key responsibilities will include will work closely with the IRIS Clinical Lead and provide in-house training for general practice teams on understanding, recognising, and responding to domestic violence and abuse (DVA). You will also be responsible for providing individual and needs led DVA advocacy and support to female patients who have been referred by IRIS trained practices and provide onward referrals as needed.

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

Closing date: 9am on 27th November 2023

Interview dtae: 5th December 2023

Refuge offers a variety of exciting opportunities to learn, develop and grow in your career. We recognise the value everyone brings to the organisation to achieve our aims and are dedicated to developing and rewarding our staff. More details of our benefits can be found in Job Information Pack.

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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...

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Posted on: 08 November 2023
Closed date: 27 November 2023 at 09:00
Job ref: 1352
Tags: Advocacy, Operations