Support line: 0117 961 2999 Office line: 0117 961 3065
Free phone 24 hr National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247
Run in partnership between Women’s Aid & Refuge

Posted by: In: Uncategorized 21 Sep 2017

 

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Places still available for our 11-17 support group, Back on Track, for young people who have been affected by domestic abuse. To find out more information call us on 0117 9613065 or Email info@survivedv.org,uk

Follow link for further details:

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Posted by: In: Uncategorized 25 Jul 2017

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Survive is a specialist and innovative agency providing high quality services for children and young people affected by domestic violence and abuse in South Gloucestershire and Bristol.

We are currently advertising for Children and Young People’s Outreach Workers

We have two positions available a full time post and a part time post (22.5 hours per week).

Contract: Fixed term until December 2017 – roles may be extended subject to funding.

The Children and Young People’s Outreach Worker will work within the Children and Young People’s team providing a range of services including group work programmes for 7 – 11 year olds and 11 – 17 year olds, specialist outreach on a 1:1 basis and educational programmes in schools.

We are looking for a person with at least three years experience of working in a relevant field. They will have an excellent understanding of safeguarding and experience of working with child protection issues. They will have an excellent understanding of domestic abuse, including the impact this has on children and young people. The successful candidate will have a Level 3 qualification in a relevant field (Social Work, Psychology, Youth Work, Teaching etc) or a level 3 qualification in a different field with an additional 2 years experience.

Closing date: 12pm on 15th August 2017

Interviews:  22nd August 2017

Application Pack:     Covering Letter CYPOW    CYPOW Job Description July 2017     Job Application Form CYPOW

 Equal Opps Form CYPOW 1     Staff Structure July 2017

For further information please contact 0117 961 3065 or email info@survivedv.org.uk.

 

Posted by: In: Jobs, News 25 Jul 2017

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Survive is a specialist, innovative agency providing high quality services for children and young people affected by domestic violence and abuse in South Gloucestershire and Bristol.

We are currently advertising for a Community Outreach Manager.

Salary: £27,553

Hours: 22.5 hours per week.

Contract: Fixed term until December 2017 – The role may be extended subject to funding.

The Community Outreach Manager will manage a team of 4 Children and Young People Outreach Workers, a Freedom Programme Facilitator, sessional workers and volunteers. The Children and Young People’s team provides a range of services including group work programmes for 7 – 11 year olds and 11 – 17 year olds, specialist outreach on a 1:1 basis and educational programmes in schools. We also offer a group programme for those over 18 years of age who have experienced domestic abuse.

You will have an excellent understanding of domestic violence and how this will affect children and young people. You will have at least 4 year’s relevant experience including staff management and safeguarding. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and a level 4 qualification in Social Work/Psychology or a related field (or a level 3 qualification with an additional 2 years experience).  The Community Outreach Manager will work in partnership with our Chief Executive Officer and organisational manager to provide a high quality specialist service.

Closing date: 12pm on 14th August 2017

Interviews:  18th August 2017

Application pack:  Covering Letter COM role    Job Application Form COM    COM Job Description

Staff Structure July 2017    Equal Opps Form

For further information please contact 0117 961 3065 or email info@survivedv.org.uk.

Posted by: In: News 23 Jun 2017

Congratulations to Faye for receiving an Excellence in Practice Award and Ruth for receiving the Sue Jefferies Award for an outstanding contribution to Domestic Abuse Services in South Gloucestershire.

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Posted by: In: News 06 Jun 2017

We are proud to present Helen Chignell with the South Gloucestershire Partnership Against Domestic Abuse ‘Excellence in Practice’ Award.

Helen has worked for Survive 8 years and is truly dedicated to supporting children and young people through her work.

Congratulations Helen on your well deserved award!

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Posted by: In: News 16 May 2017

Survive is devastated to announce that we have been informed by South Gloucestershire Council that we are no longer to be their provider of specialist adult domestic violence and abuse services.

Please take a moment to read our full statement on the future of Survive.

Survive Statement 16May2017

 

All comments are welcome via our social media pages or Email info@survivedv.org.uk

Posted by: In: Jobs 05 May 2017
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Survive is a dynamic and innovative agency providing high quality services to adults and children affected by domestic violence and abuse in South Gloucestershire and Bristol. We are currently advertising the following position:

IDVA & Outreach Service Manager (Female only*)

The IDVA and Outreach Service Manager will manage a team of 6 Independent Domestic Violence Advisers (IDVA’s) 1 full and five part-time (including three IDSVA’s based at A&E), 2 part time Outreach Workers, and project management support to Group Work facilitators.  IDVA’s offer a service to women at high risk of domestic violence and abuse, each managing a case load of up to 20 women at any one time. IDVA’s provide advocacy, representation at multi-agency risk assessment conferences (MARAC). Our outreach support involves one to one support and 3 Information Sessions run throughout the county to support women to access our services.  The A&E IDSVA service provides an immediate support service to women and men who present at Southmead Emergency Department, working closely alongside the staff, offering training and raising awareness to support the disclosure of domestic violence and abuse.  They will signpost men to specialist support and work with women for up to 2 weeks.

You will have an excellent understanding of domestic violence, at least 4 year’s relevant experience including case and staff management, excellent interpersonal skills and level 4 qualifications in Social Work/an IDVA qualification or a related field (or level 3 with an additional 2 years experience). The IDVA and Outreach Service Manager will work in partnership with two other operational managers and one organisational manager. There will be wider support of a full staff team of 25 staff across all of our services.

Closing date: 10am, 19th May 2017

Interviews:  Candidates must be available for interview on 24th May 2017

Hours: 37 hours per week

Salary:  £27,553

Approximate Start Date: ASAP

Survive is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of our work.

*This post is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. Charity No 1114005

Job Application Pack: Covering Letter IOSM role IDVA and Outreach Services Manager full time JD Job Application Form IOSM1 Equal Opps Form IOSM 1

Posted by: In: Jobs, Uncategorized 28 Apr 2017

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Survive is a dynamic and innovative agency providing high quality services to women and children affected by domestic violence and abuse in South Gloucestershire and Bristol. We are currently advertising the following positions:

Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (female only*) 22.5hrs a week Maternity Cover

As an Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA) at Survive, you will provide survivors of domestic violence and abuse in South Gloucestershire with intensive one-to-one advocacy and support, until their risks have been reduced and their safety needs have been met. You will represent Survive as the Lead IDVA at the monthly Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC). You will present the voice of the victim at the MARAC and represent their needs, and conduct all pre and post MARAC actions. You will have a thorough knowledge and understanding of domestic violence and abuse, and the rights of and remedies available to survivors of domestic violence. You will use this knowledge to strongly and professionally advocate for them within a multi agency context. You will have at least 2 years experience of work in a relevant field, be a qualified IDVA holding a SafeLives qualification or Women’s Aid equivalent.

You will join a team of two part-time IDVAs, one part-time Outreach Worker and one part-time Specialist Outreach Worker, all based at our main office. You will also work alongside one full-time and one part-time IDSVA based in Southmead A&E department.  The IDVA and Outreach team works towards providing a high quality service to people experiencing domestic violence and abuse, to reduce their immediate risk and signpost them to options which support their recovery.

Hours: 22.5 hours per week – maternity cover (Fixed term until 28th September 2017 or until the post holder returns – further employment opportunities subject to funding)

Salary:  £24,075 pro rata

Closing date:  9am Monday 22nd May 2017

Interviews:  Candidates must be available for interview on 25th May 2017

Approximate Start Date: ASAP

Survive is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of our work.

 

*This post is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. Charity No 1114005

Job Application Pack:   Covering Letter IDVA Mat Leave May 2017  Job Application Form  IDVA Job Description Mat Leave May 2017

Equal Opps Form    Staff Structure June 2016

 

Posted by: In: News 07 Apr 2017

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We are proud to present Sarah Whybrew with the South Gloucestershire Partnership Against Domestic Abuse ‘Excellence in Practice’ Award.

Sarah is a dedicated and invaluable member of the Survive team. She works tirelessly to support our cause of working towards freedom from domestic abuse

Posted by: In: News 05 Apr 2017

A big thank you to staff at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Bristol for holding a bake sale to raise funds for Survive. Approximately £200.00 was raised through the sale of some delicious cakes.

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