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Domestic Abuse Housing Advocate

Salary: £23,710 a year
Location: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Hours per week: 37.5
Contract type: Fixed Term

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

As a specialist Domestic Abuse Housing Advocate you’ll work in partnership with local authorities across North Staffordshire to support customers around domestic abuse and homelessness. You’ll deliver focused and tailored one-to-one support to help them start their new chapter and live a life free from abuse.

Job requirements

  • Work with local authorities to complete risk assessments and create plans for customers impacted by homelessness and domestic abuse.
  • Work with customers to co-ordinate a trauma-informed, asset-based support programme. This will guide the customer and their family through their longer-term housing journey to help them achieve their own personal goals.
  • Advocate for customers and support them to engage with both internal and external agencies and access the services they need.
  • Support and provide information for, or attend, meetings as required. You’ll do this to support organisational, commissioner, multi-agency and partner organisation reports and reviews.
  • Build links with local authorities, including the out-of-hours service and rough sleeper teams, to make sure customers are supported quickly.
  • Deliver training to colleagues and other professionals to increase their confidence in responding to disclosures of domestic abuse.

What we’re looking for

  • A good level of education such as GCSE English and maths, or equivalent.
  • One year’s experience supporting adults with complex needs such as domestic abuse and homelessness.
  • Experience of delivering support to customers and recognising individual needs.
  • A genuine understanding of people in abusive relationships.
  • Someone with good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Someone with a passion for supporting people in a non-judgemental way.
  • Full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle for work.
  • DBS check.

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

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

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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.

No matter what brand you're working with across the Honeycomb Group, you can trust us to look after you. Creating a happy home doesn't just apply to our customers, it applies to our staff too. That's why we offer:

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We offer flexible working, to help you manage your work-life balance.

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

We also give all staff 'My Day'. Whether it’s celebrating a birthday, spending time with family or just taking a day off to relax. You can use your My Day for anything that really matters to you.

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At Honeycomb Group we know that a Group full of people from diverse backgrounds and communities makes us better at what we do. This means building a more inclusive and diverse workplace and promoting equality for all regardless of what you look like, where you come from and who you love. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from everyone. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability or belief.

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