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Domestic Violence and Abuse Health Advocate – STOPDA68


  • Winchester United Kingdom (map)

We have a vacancy for an exciting new role on a fixed term contract until 1st December 2020

Domestic Violence and Abuse Health Advocate – STOPDA68

Hours: 37 hours per week

Salary: £24,000

Location: The post-holder will be based in Winchester.

We are looking for a caring and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Domestic Violence and Abuse Health Advocate.

This is a fantastic opportunity in a new and exciting project that aims at supporting health services to ensure they are best equipped to respond to domestic violence and abuse.

You will be part of an exciting project that aims to improve the outcomes for Hampshire residents who disclose domestic violence and abuse to the Emergency Department and Maternity Services.

You will support and train health professionals in order to help with early detection and intervention for domestic violence and abuse cases. You will help to develop health workers skills and knowledge to ask about domestic abuse, deal appropriately with any response, provide effective signposting and make appropriate referrals.

You will be part of a team that aims to increase partnership working across public health departments, domestic abuse providers and other community services to improve knowledge and skills for health professionals.

You will work with victims and health professionals to ensure that they have the knowledge and resources to improve personal safety.

Please visit www.stopdomesticabuse.uk/jobs for an application form, job description and person specification for this role. Alternatively, you can email info@stopdomesticabuse.uk . We will recruit the first suitable applicants, so apply early as we may close earlier.

 

Closing date: 20th September 2019, 9am Interviews: Week commencing 23rd September 2019

We particularly welcome applicants from BAMER communities that are currently under-represented in our organisation. Appointment will be on merit alone. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role.