Victim Support is looking for an IDVA, delivering high quality support to victims of domestic abuse within a multi agency framework based in Blackpool.
Victim Support (VS) is an independent charity for people affected by crime in England and Wales. We work towards a world where people affected by crime or traumatic events get the support they need and respect they deserve.
The main purpose of the role is to provide support to high risk victims of domestic abuse working as part of a busy team based in Blackpool. To work within LVS policies and procedures and the Lancashire MARAC framework to ensure the safety of victims and their families.
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a proven track record of supporting victims of domestic abuse or other vulnerable people, have appropriate IT skills, interpersonal skills and be able to work as part of a busy, supportive team to deliver all aspects of support to victims and their families. Ideally you would have an accredited IDVA qualification if not willingness to work towards.
VS are committed to recruiting with care and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Disclosed Barring Service checks will be required.
Victim Support offers competitive rewards and benefits including pension and life assurance, 25 days annual leave (pro-rata), voluntary benefits such as season ticket loans, and the opportunity to play a key role in a national charity providing world-class services to victims and witnesses and being a vital force for change.
Applications should be explicit enough to provide good evidence against the shortlisting criteria, which are marked in the person specification as (A). In order to apply, please create a profile in our website (jobs section), complete and submit an online application form.
If the vacancy has not specified the essential criteria for shortlisting, please use this section to express how your experience and skills are relevant for the role.
If you have the drive to make a difference within an organisation which makes a difference we look forward to hearing from you.
Victim Support is committed to providing an inclusive and supportive environment for our staff. We believe having a diverse workforce at all levels allows us to represent the communities we serve and connect better with people affected by crime. We welcome applicants from all communities and as part of our commitment to the we would particularly welcome applicants from BAME communities.