Independent Domestic Violence Advisor

Independent Domestic Violence Advisor

Pobl | Pembroke, WLS, SA71, GB

Posted 10 days ago

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*We have an exciting opportunity for a compassionate and motivated individual to join our growing Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA) Scheme in Pembrokeshire. The Independent Domestic Violence Advisor scheme supports victims who are at High risk of imminent harm or homicide. The Independent Domestic Violence Advisor is a Domestic Abuse specialist with the knowledge and drive to prioritise the safety of victims and their families. Within this role you will predominately work with Male victims of Domestic Abuse. Please read on to find out more about the incredible work our team delivers and for you to apply to join our amazing team… *
*What is great about the role?*
This is an exciting opportunity for people who enjoy managing crisis and who thrive in fast paced environments. This opportunity is all about making a difference to the lives of others.
Our service supports victims of any gender and we are looking for someone to join our team with the focus of supporting victims of domestic abuse; and raising awareness amongst external agencies.
As an Independent Domestic Violence Advisor, you will advise, inspire, and support individuals and their families to lead safer lives. You will work flexibly as part of a team to develop, implement, and review safety plans based on individual needs, risks, preferences, and aspirations.
Watch our video for more information on the difference our IDVA service makes: Pobl's IDVA Service - YouTube
*We have a permanent opportunity available for 21 hours a week.*
*Equating to a potential 30 hours per week, exact salary of £14,430*
*\*The full time equivalent for this role is £25,425*
Hours are between Monday to Friday days, but full flexibility is required to meet the needs of the people we support.
We have a blended approach to the support we deliver and this can include working from home via the phone and video call, our offices, in peoples home and the local community within the Pembrokeshire area.
This role requires an enhanced DBS which we will pay for.
It is essential for the successful candidate to have a full drivers licence and access to a vehicle.
*We offer a holiday entitlement of 26 days pro rata plus bank holidays, sick pay, and excellent pension options. *
*Other benefits include: *
* Career Progression
* Cycle to work scheme
* Pobl savings scheme
* Pobl give as you earn
* Health Cash Plan
* Pobl Wellbeing Team
* Eye care
* Time for Talking service where counselling and psychological wellbeing support 24/7, 365 days a year is available to you should you need it.
* Long Service Awards
* Access to over 200 courses via our learning portal
* Opportunities to complete NVQ
* Employee Discounts
* Electric car scheme via Lease Plan
* Mileage paid at 45p per mile
*How can I make a difference?*
*You will: *
* Work with High risk victims of Domestic Abuse
* Advocate on behalf of high risk victims – Be the voice of the victim
* Work with individuals at crisis
* Be passionate about making victims and their families safer
* Work in partnership with external agencies
* Have a good level of education
* Be IDVA qualified or willing to work towards this qualification
* Have experience in the field of Domestic Abuse
* Use your skills and talents to engage with our clients
* You will be flexible with your working hours to meet the needs of the service users including evenings, weekend and an on call rota
If you think this describes you, then we would love to hear from you.
*To begin your Pobl journey click ‘Apply Now’*
*Closing date 18th September*
*Interviews will be via Microsoft Teams*
*If you have any questions in the meantime please contact Sarah Baldwin on 07796084002 for an informal chat *
_Pobl is an organisation with equality, diversity and inclusion at its heart, and we are pleased to have recently been accredited with Stage 2 Investors in Diversity. We welcome applications from all areas of the community._
Job Types: Part-time, Permanent
Part-time hours: 21 per week
Salary: £14,430.00 per year
* Casual dress
* Company pension
* Cycle to work scheme
* Sick pay
* Wellness programme
* Monday to Friday
Reference ID: 507115