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Job Reference: 61319

Independent Domestic Violence Advisor

  • ManchesterGreater Manchester
  • £12.71 - £12.71 per hour
  • Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is looking for an Independent Domestic Abuse Advocate to start a new role in Manchester. This is initially a temporary post for 3 months with the possibility of placement extension.

The role:

The role of the IDVA service is to provide professional advice, information, and support to survivors of intimate partner violence living in the community about the range, effectiveness and suitability of options to improve their safety and that of their children. This advice must be based on a thorough understanding and assessment of risk and its management, where possible as part of a multi-agency risk management strategy or MARAC process.

Key Responsibilities:

Coordinate and contribute to a responsive and efficient service user assessment service to determine their support needs and provide expert advice on a range of realistic and sustainable options within the context of relevant legislation.

Ensure service users are referred to appropriate support services as necessary to improve outcomes and establish and maintain close joint working arrangements with other agencies and stakeholders.

Work in collaboration with stakeholders and partners to actively help and support the identification and reduction of safeguarding risks to vulnerable residents of the city.

Applicant Requirements:

Experience: Must have experience of working with survivors of domestic abuse in order to support victims referred into the MARAC process through the criminal justice system, accessing civil remedies and reducing the risk of repeat victimisation and homelessness.

Qualifications: Completion of CAADA training or equivalent or willingness to attend

CAADA training

Compliance: Up to date enhanced DBS on the update service, Right to work in the UK.

Hours: 37 hours a week

Travel: Hold a Full UK driving license and have regular use of a car

Working with Seven Social Care:

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