Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVA)

Hours:               37 hours per week

Salary:               Starting Salary JNC Scale 6 SCP 26 – £23,866

Contract:          Permanent  

Location:          123 Borough Road, Middlesbrough

This post is open to Women only:  Occupational Requirement (Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1) applies to this post.


Based in central Middlesbrough, My Sisters Place provides specialist services to women 16 years of age and over.  We are seeking a full time Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA), to join this dynamic team.  Our holistic approach requires high performing individuals with excellent people skills, and a resilient personality to deal with some difficult issues with a strong client focus.  Clear adherence to confidentiality and Safeguarding is essential.  This is a busy ‘response’ service dependent upon good teamwork and strong multi-agency working offering a challenging and rewarding role if you want to ‘make a difference’ and are committed to our charitable aims.


All employees are subject to enhanced DBS checks prior to commencement of the post.


Application process:                 Application form

Completed applications can be emailed to

Closing Date:                               12 Noon Tuesday 6th April 2021  

Interviews:                                   Thursday 8th and Friday 9th April 2021



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