current vacancies

Independent Domestic Violence Advocate - Hackney

key objectives:

nia has been delivering services to women, girls and children who have experienced domestic and sexual violence since 1975. The organisation has three main aims: to provide services for women, girls and children who have experienced men’s violence; contributing to ending male violence against women and girls, and to inform and influence policy and public awareness.

The IDVA team provides a specialist service to victims who are at high-risk of serious harm or homicide from intimate partners, ex-partners or family members, with the aim of securing their safety and the safety of their children.

nia’s IDVA service is double quality marked holding CAADA/Safe Lives Leading Light accreditation and the Advice Quality Standard for General Help with Casework.

We are seeking to recruit to an IDVA post in our Hackney service.

The Hackney service is currently funded until 31st March 2021.

We are looking for highly organised and self-motivated woman who is passionate about ending male violence against women and girls. You will have a ‘can-do’ approach and demonstrable commitment to nia’s feminist approach to supporting women and their children to be safer.

CV’s will not be accepted. Applications can be returned via email to administrator@ niaendingviolence.org.uk or by post in a sealed envelope marked “Private & Confidential” to Rachel Evans, nia, P.O Box 58203, London, N1 3XP.

The post is subject to an enhanced vetting and barring check and open to women only. Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR), Schedule 9 (Work; Exceptions), Part 1 (Occupational Requirements), of the Equality Act (2010) applies.

salary : £24,000 - £27,500 (inclusive of London weighting)

closing date for applications : 15 June 2018

Interviews will be held on21 and 22 June 2018

Independent Domestic Violence Advocate - Hackney

IRIS Advocate Educator - Haringey

key objectives:

About IRIS – Identification and Referral to Improve Safety (Haringey)
IRIS improves the quality of care given by GP surgeries to women experiencing domestic violence. IRIS is a general practice-based domestic violence training, support, referral and recording programme for primary care staff. It is a targeted intervention for patients aged 16 and above experiencing current or former domestic violence from a partner, ex-partner or adult family member. IRIS provides training and education, clinical enquiry tools and health education resources to general practice teams. IRIS provides a named contact for patient referrals and advocacy to patients experiencing current or former domestic violence. IRIS is centered in partnership work, with primary care and specialist third sector agencies coming together to deliver services and promote work across the historical gap.

This post will be on a fixed term contract until 31st March 2020.

We are looking for highly organised and self-motivated woman who is passionate about ending male violence against women and girls. You will have a ‘can-do’ approach and demonstrable commitment to nia’s feminist approach to supporting women and their children to be safer.

CV’s will not be accepted. Applications can be returned via email to administrator@ niaendingviolence.org.uk or by post in a sealed envelope marked “Private & Confidential” to Rachel Evans, nia, P.O Box 58203, London, N1 3XP.

The post will be subject to an enhanced vetting and barring check, but this does not necessarily exclude applicants, and open to women only. Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR), Schedule 9 (Work; Exceptions), Part 1 (Occupational Requirements), of the Equality Act (2010) applies.

salary : £24,000 - £27,500

closing date for applications : 15 June 2018

Interview dates21 and 22 June 2018

IRIS Advocate Educator - Haringey