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IDVA (Independent Domestic Violence Advisor)

Salary £24,694 per annum
Location Derbyshire
Hours per week 37.5
Contract type Permanent

This is a Permanent, Salaried vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

As an IDVA, you’ll provide short to medium term support to high-risk victims of domestic abuse. You’ll empower survivors to understand and overcome their current situation, allowing them to move forward and regain control of their lives.

 

Job requirements

  • Manage your case load, making sure each customer receives the appropriate service that fits their individual needs. Complete risk assessments, safety plans, referrals to other agencies and MARACs using an evidence-based risk identification checklist and support plan.
  • Work alongside external agencies including the police, health professionals, child protection, housing practitioners and other voluntary and statutory specialists. You’ll need to know how they operate and how your role fits within theirs, all while maintaining an independent role on behalf of your customer.
  • Provide practical, emotional and advocacy support that empowers victims of abuse and empowers them to overcome their current situation. You’ll focus on safety planning, practical safety measures and the use of civil and criminal justice systems to increase protection.
  • Work in partnership with the perpetrator intervention service, making sure all necessary processes are carried out to maintain the safety of the victim/survivor.
  • Provide access to services and support organisations to help customers achieve their goals. You’ll monitor their progress and encourage development.

 

What we’re looking for

  • A good level of education such as GCSE English and maths, or equivalent.
  • Evidence of self-development or formal learning and development in sector skills.
  • Experience supporting adults with complex needs.
  • An understanding of domestic abuse, including the impact on those affected by it and the legal and practical remedies available to them.
  • An understanding of safeguarding issues and procedures and legislation relating to domestic violence.
  • Full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle for work.
  • DBS check.
  • Police vetted.

We’ll be interviewing as we go so might close the application process early if we find the right person.

 

Be a catalyst for change and help us impact the way our region addresses abusive relationships. Apply now!

 

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We’re part of Honeycomb Group, a team of social-minded brands championing happy homes in our region by providing services and support that help people across Staffordshire and its surrounding areas feel secure, connected and confident.

Glow is the catalyst for change in our community and our sector. We’re working to systematically impact the way our region and our sector addresses abusive relationships. Everything we do is driven by a deep desire to change the future of relationships for the better. This is the start of something great.

Watch the video below to hear from some of the people we've supported.

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23 days annual leave as well as public and bank holidays off too. As your service length increases, so will your annual leave entitlement.

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