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IDVA - South London

£13.00 - £19.00 per hour hybrid working
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Job Title: IDVA - Independent Domestic Violence Advocate

Hours: 4 days a week
Location: South London

Pay: £13.00 - £19.00 per hour - DOE

Assignment: 2 months (possibility of extension)
Working Hours: Monday to Friday - 09:00-17:00 - Hybrid working allowed

We are looking for a IDVA for our clients London based team. This amazing opportunity will grant the successful candidate the chance to work alongside vulnerable women fleeing domestic violence and ensure they are surrounded by a strong support network around housing options. You will be addressing the safety of the victims as well as working to keep their children safe too.

As an IDVA, you will be:

  • Serving as a victims first point of contact providing them with the support they need emotionally.
  • Assessing all referrals coming into the service and providing them with initial support should they need it.
  • Completing risk assessments with each client.
  • Managing a caseload of 20-25 vulnerable women.
  • Completing DASH risk assessments and safety plans.
  • Signposting to the correct services and liaising with different agencies dependent on the service users needs.

To be successful, you will need to:

  • Be experienced within dealing with vulnerable people specifically women and children and be responsive to crisis situations.
  • Ability to multitask and thrive within a busy service.
  • Have a strong knowledge around IT and Microsoft office 365.
  • Showing a compassionate nature towards those in need.
  • Have flexibility as you may be required to travel and meet clients.
  • Have an enhanced adults and children's DBS check to apply for this post - if this is something you need to apply for, get in touch!

This position is a popular one amongst many so if it captures your eye, please do get in touch ASAP!

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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