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Independent Domestic Violence Advocate

Hours:              37 hours

Salary:             Starting Salary JNC Scale 6 SCP19 – £25,481

Contract:         Permanent

Location:        123 Borough Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 3AN

We are seeking a full time Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVA) to work with victims of domestic abuse, 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 available on My Sisters Place Website.

Completed applications can be emailed to

Closing Date:              29th of June 2022 at 12 noon

Shortlisting:               Week commencing 4th of July 2022                              

Interviews:                 Week of the 11th of July 2022

If you would like an informal conversation about the role please contact Lynsey Gibson to arrange a call

We value diversity and promote equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

We do not accept CV’s or applications from recruitment agencies.

June 2022 Job Description – IDVA Recruitment Pack

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