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IDVA - Domestic Abuse

Employer
Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd
Location
Wandsworth & Richmond
Salary
£24,408 rising to £25,104 per year, CAADA Qualified IDVA - £26,568 per annum (pro rata if PT)
Closing date
9 Nov 2021

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Function
Community and Customer Services, Care and support, Social Care
Seniority
Assistant / coordinator
Salary Band
Up to £30,000, £0 - £9,999, £10,000 - £19,999, £20,000 - £29,999
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Charity
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Job Details

About the Service
Hestia Wandsworth & Richmond Domestic Abuse Service is accommodation and community based service, supporting women and children fleeing domestic and other gender based violence.

About the role
An exciting opportunity to provide immediate high quality trauma informed support and advice to victims of domestic abuse. Some other responsibilities include:

  • To link the service users to longer term community support and to provide hospital staff with training and advice .
  • To take part in supervision and appraisal and take up opportunities to self develop within the organisation and externally.
  • Attend all relevant internal and external training
  • To attend meetings or forums addressing the needs of the service users and children who have experienced domestic abuse and other gender-based violence
  • To ensure that the Lone Working policy is adhered to and  all staff members have a risk assessment in place.

Key requirements

  • Excellent knowledge of the impact of domestic abuse and other gender based violence  on survivors and their children
  • Experience of providing emotional and practical support to survivors of domestic abuse and other gender based violence
  • Ability to build positive relationships with the service users  and to work in a non-judgmental way and non-directive way to empower the service users  to achieve their goals and aspirations
  • Experience of risk assessing, safety and support planning for the survivors of domestic and other gender based violence
  • Awareness of risks associated with domestic violence in a working environment
  • Please see the attached job description for full role responsibilities

About Hestia
Hestia is a vibrant charity that has been supporting and empowering vulnerable adults and children since 1970. 

Company

Blue Octopus partners with employers from a multitude of different sectors and industries, using our next generation technology and recruitment expertise to help attract, engage and hire the best talent for their unique career opportunities. We know that having the right people in place is crucial to every business’ current and future successes, regardless of the area they operate in.

Over the last decade, our experience has allowed us to specialise in several sectors, including social housing.

Blue Octopus has a strong history of working with social housing providers to help them hire the best talent and improve their talent management processes. This experience, coupled with knowledge developed over time, has allowed us to fully understand both the market itself and the skills required within the sector. We understand that operating at a high standard, efficiently and cost-effectively, is vital for our clients in the Social Housing sector, who provide a much-needed service for their tenants.

Find Us
Telephone
01135323418
Location
Octo House, 2 Station Road
Otley
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS21 3HX
United Kingdom
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