Senior Independent Domestic Violence Advocate IDVA

Recruiter
Resourcing Group
Location
Prescot
Salary
,
Posted
15 Aug 2019
Closes
12 Sep 2019
Sectors
Domestic
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Role: Senior IDVA (Independent Domestic and Sexual Violence Advocate)
Based: Merseyside
Salary: GBP16 - 19 ph (dependent on experience)
Hours: 28 Hours
Length: 9 months
Start: September 2019
Our client, a specialist Domestic Violence Charity based in Merseyside is looking to recruit a Senior IDSVA to manage 2 IDVAs and a caseload of high risk victims of domestic and sexual violence.
Synopsis of duties:
  • Responsible for the day to day management of 2 Independent Domestic Violence Advocates and for overseeing the management and allocation of high risk cases of Domestic and Sexual Violence
  • Line management duties will include supervisions, 121s, support with complex case management and identifying and supporting any training and development needs
  • Managing a small caseload of complex cases which will include completing CAADA-DASH RIC assessments, attending MARAC and Court, advocating on the clients behalf and supporting them through the Criminal Justice System
  • Working closely with Court staff, Legal Professionals, the Police, Social Services, Probation and specialist charities (including Refuge, Substance Misuse and Mental Health) to ensure SLAs are met, referral pathways are fit for purpose and victims are receiving a comprehensive support package
  • Representing the organization at MARAC, MASH, CP, TAC and Core Meetings and advising statutory and non-statutory agencies and professional on services and issues around relating to witness services and experiences
  • Maintaining good working relationships with local voluntary and statutory agencies to keep up-to-date on local resources available to residents and other clients
Essential Requirements:
  • Previous experience working within a Domestic Violence Services and of supervision and/ or managing staff
  • Working knowledge of criminal justice system, Court services and/ or of working with vulnerable clients
For details on this or any other role please contact Ria Hjelm-Smith on or email

Resourcing Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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