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IDVA & Outreach Service Manager vacancy (female only*) 37hrs a week

Posted by: In: Jobs 05 May 2017

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