Independent Domestic Violence Advocate – Haringey

Independent Domestic Violence Advocate – Haringey

Independent Domestic Violence Advocate – Haringey

nia has been delivering services to women, girls and children who have been subjected to sexual and domestic violence and abuse, including prostitution, 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.

nia’s Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVA) service is double quality marked holding SafeLives Leading Lights accreditation and the Advice Quality Standard. 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.

We are seeking to recruit to the following post:

Job Title: Independent Domestic Violence Advocate – Haringey
Job Ref: nia 54
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: £26,000 – £29,000 dependent on experience and qualification

The post is currently funded until March 2022 (an extension is possible).

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

Closing Date: 10am, 8th December 2021
Interview dates: 17th December

You can apply by:

  • Submitting your application via the online form below,
  • Emailing your completed application to:,
  • Posting your application in a sealed envelope marked “Private & Confidential” to Rachel Evans, nia, P.O Box 58203, London, N1 3XP.
CVs will not be accepted
We select candidates for interview by comparing the experience, skills and attributes that you demonstrate to those we have identified in the person specification in the job profile. We also want women who show that they have thought seriously about what we’re looking for in the potential post-holder and the commitment that we required. Therefore, we will not be able to shortlist you on the basis of a C.V.
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.

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Hours: 35 hours / week
Term: Currently funded until March 2022
Location: Haringey

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Our quality marks

Rape Crisis national service standards - Rape Crisis professionally approved
Advice Quality Standard
Safe Lives Leading Lights 2019 accreditation
Women's Aid national standard of quality 2018
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