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Housing IDVA - Domestic Abuse

Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd
SE1 1LB, Wandsworth & Richmond
IDVA - £24,408 rising to £25,104 per year, CAADA Qualified IDVA - £26,568 per annum
Closing date
18 Nov 2021

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Community and Customer Services, Care and support, Housing / neighbourhood management, Social Care
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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About the Service/Department
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
To provide immediate high quality trauma informed support and advice to victims of domestic abuse and link the service users to longer term community support and to provide hospital staff with training and advice.

About you

  • 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 usersand to work in a non-judgmental way and non-directive way to empower the service usersto achieve their goals and aspirations
  • Experience of risk assessing, safety and support planning for the survivors of domestic and other gender based violence
  • Section 7(2) b & e of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 apply to this position – (Only Female applicants Please)

What Hestia offers

  • Holiday allowance 
  • Company Pension
  • Learning and Development Opportunities 
  • Hestia Rewards exclusive membership (including fantastic gym membership and retail discounts etc.)
  • Access to a range of health and wellbeing support tools
  • If applicable to the role, Hestia will also support you on joining our existing ASYE (Assisted and Supported Year in Employment) programme if you are interested and fit the criteria.

About Hestia

Hestia supports adults and children in crisis across London and the surrounding regions. We campaign and advocate nationally on the issues that affect them. This includes victims of modern slavery, women and children who have experienced domestic abuse, young care leavers and older people.


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
Octo House, 2 Station Road
West Yorkshire
LS21 3HX
United Kingdom
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