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ADVANCE delivers nationally accredited, quality marked services in Hammersmith & Fulham, Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea. We work within a coordinated partnership response to violence against women and girls in these three boroughs as part of the Angelou Partnership, within the partnership ADVANCE provides independent domestic violence advocacy and support for women, children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse.

Female* Independent Domestic Violence Adviser (IDVA) – part time
Contract: Fixed term to 31st March 2017
Salary: NJC scale 29 – 31 £28,191 – £29,838 per annum pro rata inc. London Weighting
Working hours: 21 hours per week with some on-call cover required
Work Location: Based at ADVANCE Hammersmith office and community locations

The IDVA will work within a dynamic, fast paced, crisis intervention, advocacy and support service to ensure the voice of survivors informs every stage of the process specialising in working with clients at high risk. They will work within the team to make proactive contact and provide high quality advocacy and support based upon a client led needs and risk assessment to women from aged 13, focusing on working with those aged 18 and over who access the domestic abuse service. They will advise women on criminal justice and civil remedies and related matters, support women to attend court where necessary, and coordinate the provision of multi-agency support. Part of the role will to be to establish positive, proactive and innovative working relationships with services providing services to clients and partner agencies within the Angelou Partnership. The post holder will work across the three boroughs under the guidance of the team leaders and project manager.
Closing date: 11th May at 12pm Interview date: to be confirmed

 
Female* Duty Worker – part time
Contract: Fixed term to 31st March 2017
Salary: NJC scale 18-21 £20,632- £22,616 per annum pro rata inc. London Weighting
Working hours: 21 hours per week with some on-call cover required
Work Location: Based at ADVANCE Hammersmith office and community locations

The Duty Worker will work within a dynamic, fast paced, crisis intervention, advocacy and support service to ensure the voice of survivors informs every stage of the process. They will work within the team to make proactive contact attempts with high volumes of new referrals and once this contact is established complete initial needs and risk assessments. They shall provide initial advice and crisis safety planning before the case is allocated to an IDVA/caseworker or referred to the appropriate partner agency for ongoing support. They will provide this high quality support based upon a client led needs and risk assessment to women from aged 13, focusing on working with those aged 18 and over who access the domestic abuse service. They will advise women on criminal justice, civil remedies, housing and related matters.
Closing date: 11th May at 12pm Interview date: to be confirmed
Consideration will be given to applicants wanting to combine both Duty Worker and IDVA part time posts into one full time role of 35 hours per week.

 

Female* Housing IDVA
Contract: Fixed term maternity cover June 2016 to April 2017
Salary: NJC scale 29 – 31 £28,191 – 29,838 inc. London Weighting
Working hours: 35 hours per week with some on-call cover required
Work location: Based at Hammersmith & Fulham Housing and the ADVANCE Hammersmith office

The Housing IDVA will work within a dynamic, fast paced, crisis intervention, advocacy and support service to ensure the voice of survivors informs every stage of the process specialising in working with clients for whom housing and risk of tenancy breakdown is a factor. They will work within the team to make proactive contact and provide high quality advocacy and
support based upon a client led needs and risk assessment to women from age 13, focusing on working with those aged 18 and over who access the domestic abuse service. They will advise women on criminal justice and civil remedies and related matters, support women to attend court where necessary, and coordinate the provision of multi-agency support. Part of the role will to be to establish positive, proactive and innovative working relationships with housing services and partner agencies within the Angelou Partnership. The post holder will work in Hammersmith & Fulham borough under the guidance of the team leaders and project manager.
Closing date: 25th April at 12pm Interviews: week commencing 2nd May

ADVANCE is committed to equality and diversity and particularly welcomes applications from BME groups and the LBT community. The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and is open to women only (*Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).
Benefits include 30 days holiday pro rata and a non-contributory pension scheme.

To apply: Download the application form and Job Description from our website at http://advancecharity.org.uk/work-for-us/
Completed applications should be emailed to althea.k@advancecharity.org.uk or posted marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to:
Althea King
ADVANCE (BSU Recruitment)
Unit 6 The Lanchesters
162-164 Fulham Palace Road