E15, London
£27,455
Temporary, Full-time
Job description

INDEPENDENT DISABILITY AND DOMESTIC ABUSE ADVOCATE 

Help us to support disabled survivors of abuse Stay Safe East is a leading user-led Disabled People’s Organisation which supports disabled victims/survivors of domestic and sexual violence, hate crime and other forms of abuse. Our practice is inclusive and holistic. We are looking for hard-working and knowledgeable advocates who are passionate about helping us promote the rights of disabled people to safety and quality of life.

INDEPENDENT DISABILITY AND DOMESTIC ABUSE ADVOCATE 35 hours per week. Salary £27,455 per annum To support and advocate for disabled survivors in London. Post funded to 31.3.2023 by MOJ/MOPAC. The Independent Domestic Abuse Advocate post is open only to Deaf or disabled women with the relevant skills. Please note: the post is open to disabled women only for the following reasons:  95% of our Domestic Abuse clients are disabled women facing gender based violence, so working with a female IDDVA is essential to our clients’ sense of safety, integrity and well-being. (Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010)  We are a user-led organisation of disabled people. Peer support and positive role models from our disabled staff are essential to building the long term self-confidence and resilience of our clients.

We have a positive policy on training and employing disabled people. We particularly welcome applications from disabled women who reflect London’s diverse communities of age, faith, sexuality and ethnicity. JOB VACANCIES at Stay Safe East Stay Safe East is committed to employing disabled staff, as we believe that peer support and positive role models from our staff are essential to building the long term self-confidence and resilience of our clients. We have a positive policy on training disabled people. We especially welcome applications from disabled people who reflect London’s diverse communities of ethnicity, sexuality & faith. 

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Stay Safe East is a leading agency working with Deaf and disabled survivors of hate crime, dome... Read more

Refreshed on: 26 October 2021
Closed date: 10 November 2021
Job ref: IDDVA 10.2021
Tags: Advocacy, Support Worker