Enfield, Greater London
£29,500 - £32,000 per year depending on experience and qualifications
Contract, Fixed Term Contract until August 2022, Full-time
Job description


Location: Enfield with a co-location across LBE Domestic Abuse Hub

Salary: £29,500- £32,000 pro rata per anum

Qualified applicants only (with an accredited VAWG /domestic abuse qualification) dependent on experience:

Hours: 37.5

Contract: FTC until end of August 2022

Vacancy Reference: S4


Closing Date: 5th November 2021

Interview Date: 16th November 2021


Solace Women’s Aid is an innovative, exciting, grassroots charity working across London. Our purpose is to bring to an end the harm done through domestic and sexual violence to all survivors, and in particular women and children. Our work is holistic and empowering, working alongside survivors to achieve independent lives free from abuse.


You will be joining a team of committed and inspiring individuals whose dedication has saved the lives of thousands of women, men and children in the capital. We are looking for friendly and diligent individuals to join our services and help us make a difference.


About the Service: The Enfield SASS team provides advocacy and support to survivors of domestic and sexual abuse living in Enfield. An exciting opportunity has arisen in this busy team for a senior case worker.


About the Role: The successful candidate will be responsible for risk and needs assessing and safety planning with survivors of domestic violence. They will hold a caseload of service users identified as requiring short-term intervention, providing advice, advocacy and onward referral where appropriate. You will be part of the DA Hub team and have line management responsibility. 


About You: We're looking for highly organised and self-motivated applicants who are passionate about ending gender-based violence. You will have a “can-do‟ approach and demonstrable commitment to Solace’s feminist approach to supporting women and their children to be safer. You will receive training and support for this role as necessary.

Successful applicants will have in-depth knowledge of domestic abuse and its impact on service users and their children, experience of working with women who have experienced domestic and /or sexual abuse including strong casework management skills.

In return, we offer great employee benefits including three per cent employer pension contribution, generous holiday entitlement and a focus on learning and development.

Solace Women’s Aid values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

This service is run by women for women and is therefore restricted to women applicants under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, and Part 1. Section 7(2) e of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 apply. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

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

Unfortunately we do not accept CVs and request no contact from recruitment agencies.

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Posted on: 18 October 2021
Closed date: 05 November 2021
Job ref: S4
Tags: Advice, Information, Advocacy

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