Location: Slough, Berkshire
Salary: Up to £13.2 per hour
Posted: 5 months ago
Contract Type: Temporary or Contract
Industry: Health & Social Care
Contact Name: Colette Niles

IDVA (Complex Needs) - Slough

Job Description

Our client is one of the largest charities in London that support homelessness and vulnerable people. They have multiple service for clients such as young people, clients with a history of homelessness, mental health or substance misuse issues.

Position Available: IDVA (Complex Needs) - Slough, £13.20 per hour per hour, 2-3 months temporary.

Role Purpose:

Slough Domestic Abuse Services delivers an Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy service across Slough and Safety Planning across East Berkshire. The service also provides a Black Asian Minority Ethnic & Refugee Worker to increase access to services for minority groups and provide a coordinated approach as well as Specialist Domestic Abuse Worker and Domestic Abuse Educational Programmes. The main office is based in Slough with satellite locations in local Police stations within East Berkshire. Working closely with key stakeholders such as the Police, local authority, social services and community groups, the aims of the service is to provide an integrated domestic abuse response to survivors of abuse to reduce risk and facilitate a life free from abuse


  • Knowledge of the support needs and support planning of women and children experiencing domestic violence. * Knowledge of the Criminal Justice System * Provide case working support to clients. * Experience of working within a multi-agency setting. * Awareness of risks associated with domestic violence in a working environment. * Knowledge of legal, statutory, regulatory and good practice requirements applicable to the provision of supported housing. * Working knowledge of the relevant housing law and welfare benefits that apply to women and children using the service. * Knowledge of legal remedies available to women experiencing domestic violence. * Provide an out of hours on call service as part of Hestia's On-call rota * Willingness to mentor pool workers, students and trainees as required across the organisation. * Previous experience of using computer based systems to accurately record work and client details * Highly developed interpersonal, written and oral communication skills and ability to manage complex tasks in clearly defined time frames (including accurate records, reports, case notes and interpersonal communication) * Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding issues and ability to address them appropriately.

How to apply:

If you feel that you fully meet the above outlined criteria for this role and would like to apply for this post, please forward your CV for consideration to

*Please note the above outlined experience is the 'minimum' first stage criteria for this role, we will therefore be unable to consider your application unless you are able to demonstrate a relevant work history in line with this position.


Disclaimer: This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Health&Social Care only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

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