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London, Greater London
£27,000 - £29,000 per year per annum, dependent on experience
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Youth Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (Hospital Setting)

Location: Major Trauma Centres, London
Salary: £27,000 - £29,000 per annum, dependent on experience
Hours: 37.5 hours
Contract: Fixed Term until September 2021
Vacancy Reference: SWA2952

Closing Date: 16th July 2020
Interview Date: 27th July 2020

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
Solace works alongside Redthread, a London-based youth violence charity, to provide Independent Domestic Violence Advocates (IDVAs) based in London’s four major trauma centres. Redthread provide a Youth Violence Intervention Programme, within which our IDVAs provide specialist support for young people aged 11 – 25 who are admitted into hospital due to Violence Against Women and Girls.

About the Role
We are seeking a Youth IDVA to provide high quality case work support, advocacy and information services to young people aged 11-25 years of age, who present in the Emergency Department due to possible domestic abuse and/or sexual exploitation.

You will work with young survivors to agree Safety and Support Plans, and provide training to hospital staff to improve and increase identification of domestic abuse and effective referrals to specialist services.

About You
Ideal candidates will have experience of working with young people in a range of settings, and of working in partnership with a range of statutory and voluntary sector practitioners including health practitioners. 

Candidates should hold CAADA /Safe Lives/Women’s Aid IDVA or DAPA qualification.

You will have a good understanding of the causes and dynamics of domestic and sexual abuse, including its impact on victims/survivors. A flexible approach to your work and a commitment to the values of Solace Women’s Aid is essential.

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

More about Solace Womens Aid
Solace Womens Aid

Solace is an innovative, exciting, grass roots charity working across London. We offer great employee benefits including three per cent employe... Read more

Posted on: 07 July 2020
Closing date: 16 July 2020
Job ref: SWA2952
Tags: Advice, Information,Advocacy

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