N1, London
£27,000 - £30,500 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

nia provides a wide range of services for women and children who have experienced sexual and domestic violence.  The organisation has three main aims: to provide services for women, girls and children who have experienced men’s violence; contributing to ending male violence against women and girls, and to inform and influence policy and public awareness.

About IRIS – Identification and Referral to Improve Safety (City of London & Hackney)

IRIS improves the quality of care given by GP surgeries to women experiencing domestic violence. IRIS is a general practice-based domestic violence training, support, referral and recording programme for primary care staff. It is a targeted intervention for patients aged 16 and above experiencing current or former domestic violence from a partner, ex-partner or adult family member. IRIS provides training and education, clinical enquiry tools and health education resources to general practice teams.  IRIS provides a named contact for patient referrals and advocacy to patients experiencing current or former domestic violence. IRIS is centered in partnership work, with primary care and specialist third sector agencies coming together to deliver services and promote work across the historical gap.

nia has been awarded funding by Public Health to deliver IRIS work in City and Hackney..

Salary:            £27,000 - £30,500 (dependent on qualification and experience)

Hours:            35hrs per week

Term:              This work is funded to September 2021 with the possibility of an extension

The Senior IRIS Advocate Educator will play a key role in developing and maintaining IRIS in City & Hackney, supporting the Advocacy Service Manager to manage the staff and projects the service provides in order to provide high quality, supportive and culturally appropriate service to survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

We are looking for a highly organised and self motivated woman who is passionate about supporting survivors of domestic abuse.  You will have a ‘can-do’ approach and demonstrable commitment to nia’s feminist approach to supporting women and their children to be safer.

Closing Date:                      10am, 30th September 2020          

Interview date:                    9th October 2020

CV's will not be accepted

The post is subject to an enhanced vetting and barring check and open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).



More about The Nia project
The Nia project

nia's staff are what allows us to help women and children escape from and move on after gender based violence. nia staff help women change ... Read more

Refreshed on: 22 September 2020
Closed date: 30 September 2020
Job ref: nia008
Tags: Advice, Information, Advocacy

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