Senior IDVA (Domestic Violence Worker)

    Hays
    Applications closing date: 23/09/2022
    Location
    Ealing, United Kingdom
    Job Type
    Category
    Closing Date
    2022/09/23
    Job Salary
    £31k - £35k
    Region
    Greater London

    Description

    Hays Social Care are recruiting for a leading charity who specialise in supporting and helping survivors of domestic violence.

    Your new role

    • Effectively manage and develop a high quality, innovative and pro-active domestic abuse team.
    • Manage a team of IDVAs, conducting supervision and case reviews to ensure safe practice.
    • Ensure that the service prioritises the safety, security and dignity of service users and their children.
    • Carry a small caseload, supporting domestic abuse victim/survivors to increase their safety.
    • Liaise and provide domestic abuse awareness training to other professionals within the CJS.

    What you'll need to succeed

    • You will need a passion for working with victim/survivors and a thorough understanding of domestic abuse and its impact.
    • Knowledge of the issues facing women, children and men affected by violence against women and girls along with the ability to identify women’s individual and collective needs
    • A thorough understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence and harmful practices and its impact on women, children, families, and communities.
    • Experience of managing a team delivering front line support to victims or domestic abuse or vulnerable people to a high standard
    • To be Non-judgemental, non-directive and anti-discriminatory approach to empowering victim/survivors of domestic abuse
    • The ability to speak Urdu, Tamil, Sylheti/Bengali, Punjabi, Polish, or Lithuanian is beneficial
    • If you hold the Saferlives qualification you will receive the qualified salary if not the client will pay for you to gain your qualification to then receive the qualified salary scale.
    • It’s hybrid: Mon/Fri WFH Tues/ Thurs Colocation (Romford) Weds office team day (Barking).

    If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact Daniel.Essery@hays.com or 07841097188 for an informal chat.

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