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A&E IDVA - Independent domestic violence advocate

Job title: A&E IDVA (Independent domestic violence advocate)
Positions available: 1 full time position
Salary: £19,968 - £21,936
Closing date: 30 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 A&E IDVA to join the Domestic Abuse team in Dudley.

The successful candidate will be working within BCWA's new pilot project which aims to improve responses to victims of domestic abuse and other interpersonal violence attending Accident & Emergency Services in Dudley.

You will be required to provide a high-quality service to victims of domestic abuse and other interpersonal violence (rape and sexual violence, child sexual exploitation, honour based violence, forced marriage and FGM) accessing Accident & Emergency Services.

To provide advice and support at point of crisis and make appropriate safeguarding and ongoing & onward support referrals, someone who has experience of case management including, risk assessment, needs assessment, support planning

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.