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Independent Domestic Abuse Advisor

  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: CF&E/21/147510
  • Published: Tue 06/04/2021, 8:10 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 20/04/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.00 hours per week
  • Salary: £22,183 to £24,491
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Merseyside, Solar Campus

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Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place. The council and its partners have pledged to #BeTheDifference.

We’ve got ambitious targets to meet by 2025. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities - #BeTheDifference.

To work as part of a multi agency team working closely with high risk victims of domestic abuse providing independent advocacy, risk assessments and developing safety plans to reduce risk. Working closely with partner agencies to share information and will attend MARAC and other safeguarding meetings.

Ability to manage caseload

We are looking for someone who has

*Experience of supporting and advocating on behalf of Domestic abuse victims

*Ability to crisis manage and work well under pressure

*Strong organisational and diary management skills

* Understanding of criminal justice systems

* Proven success of carrying and managing a high case load

May hold SafeLives IDVA qualification - training will also be provided

For more information please email Simon Gunner - simongunner@wirral.gov.uk 

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The successful applicant must have the ability to converse with members of the public and provide advice in accurate, spoken English

This post is subject to Enhanced Level DBS check.

Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.

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  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: CF&E/21/147510
  • Published: Tue 06/04/2021, 8:10 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 20/04/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.00 hours per week
  • Salary: £22,183 to £24,491
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Merseyside, Solar Campus

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