Ref. 61323

Independent Domestic Violence Advisor – Team Leader

  • Location: Manchester, England
  • Salary: £21.05 - £21.05 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is looking for an Independent Domestic Abuse Team Leader 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:

Effectively manage and be accountable for case management oversight of high level and often complex cases through advice, guidance and supervision to improve outcomes for individuals and associated parties while ensuring adherence to local and national policies and standards; alongside engaging statutory partners where necessary to improve outcomes for Manchester residents.

Undertake a key role in cooperation with partners and stakeholders to ensure safeguarding processes and procedures are in place to protect individuals. Identify, challenge and develop solutions to any possible safeguarding risks for vulnerable residents of the city.

Drive the continuing development and effective delivery of the team/function, creating service plans and team priorities and agreeing and monitoring performance objectives to ensure the delivery of social care to vulnerable individuals and their families.

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: Must hold a recognised IDVA qualification

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

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