Accrington, Lancashire
£21293 - £23293 per annum
Job description

Victim Support is looking for an IDVA, delivering high quality support to victims of domestic abuse within a multi agency framework based in Accrington.

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 Accrington. 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.

For further details/ to discuss the post please contact Dee Conlon, Sara Taylor or Syama Ullah.

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 (s). 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 takes pride in being a diverse organisation, enriched by the participation of all individuals and communities. Diversity matters and we value it.

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Posted on: 14 October 2019
Closed date: 06 November 2019
Job ref: 2402
Tags: Advocacy, Support Worker