IDVA - Independent domestic violence advocate

Job title: IDVA (Independent domestic violence advocate)
Positions available: 1 full time position
Salary: £20,849 unqualified, £22,934 qualified
Closing date: 21 August 2019.Late applications will not be accepted.


Black Country Women's Aid (BCWA) is an established charity working across the Black Country and wider West Midlands providing accommodation and community support services to victims of domestic abuse, sexual abuse and human trafficking.


Services range from advocacy, civil remedies, support in court, individual and group support and access to a range of therapeutic interventions.

All services are client and needs led.


We are looking for exceptional candidates to join our growing and successful organisation within our Domestic Abuse Team.

We are looking for an IDVA to join the Domestic Abuse team based in Sandwell.


You will be working with high risk victims of domestic abuse.

We are looking for someone who has experience of working with victims/survivors of domestic abuse one both one to one and in group work settings.

We are looking for a qualified IDVA, however will provide full training and support for the right candidate.


You will be required to provide a high-quality frontline service to victims of domestic abuse, delivering a service to those at highest risk.

You will be working within a multi-agency framework consisting of the MARAC and local partnership responses to domestic abuse.


How to apply


To apply for this role, please click below and you will be emailed details of how to progress your application, including an application form you will need to complete and return.


CV's will not be accepted


Important information for all positions


Black Country Women's Aid is committed to safeguarding and promoting then welfare of vulnerable adults, children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


All posts are subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975.

It will be necessary for an enhanced disclosure to be made to the Criminal Records Bureau for details of any previous criminal convictions.


Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies.

- The post holder must be female in accordance with the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 Part 7 (2) (e)


We require someone who has experience of working with victims/survivors of domestic abuse one both one to one and in group work settings.




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