Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA)

Perfect Links LTD
Wembley, Greater London
£15 - £16/hour
08 Jun 2017
08 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA)

Based in West London

16.00 LTD

Perfect links on behalf of their client is recruiting a Senior IDVA ( Women Only)

You will be providing specialist services for women affected by domestic and sexual violence. This includes a package of support covering crisis intervention, risk and needs assessment, safety planning, and individual support planning. A key aspect of the role is to advocate on behalf of service users pursuing remedies through the criminal and civil justice systems.

The IDVA will work specifically with high risk clients whose cases are referred to the MARAC.

Successful applicants will have in-depth knowledge of domestic abuse and its impact on women and children, as well as experience of providing emotional and practical support to victims of domestic and sexual violence and strong casework management skills.

If you have experience of working with victims of domestic and/or sexual violence and a working knowledge of the criminal and civil justice systems this is a unique opportunity to further develop your skills and career.

Applicants are required to have the CAADA IDVA qualification, or be willing to attend training to acquire this.

All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the values of empowerment, support and equality, which underpin all our work.

An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role