Independent Domestic Violence Adviser

Closing date: 27th September

Fixed term contract until 30th June 2019 | 18.5 Hours per week | Scale SO1 Pt 29 – 31 £26,470 to 28,221 (pro rata)

The role will be based at Richmond Road Police Station, Halifax, with occasional time working at WomenCentre Calderdale and Bradford and Kirklees Court as required. Working days will be Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

The ideal candidate will have considerable domestic abuse and court experience and will have completed the Safe Lives accredited IDVA training course although all suitably qualified and experienced applications will be welcomed. The role will be to work in partnership with the police and criminal justice agencies, as well as with statutory and third sector agencies to provide support and advice to victims of domestic abuse.

Suitable candidates will have risk assessment skills, be victim focussed, have understanding of the legal framework relating to domestic abuse civil and criminal proceedings and have excellent communication skills.

For an informal discussion please contact Lynn Walsh on 01422 386508 or Amanda Shaw on 01422 323339. Please email completed applications to:

Short listing: Friday 28th September
Interviews: Monday 1st October

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