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Domestic Abuse Advocate (4 posts)
  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Reference: CVP 0052
  • Published: Mon 22/03/2021, 15:05 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 11/04/2021, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £30,451 - £32,234
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Yorkon Building, Archway Road , Huyton , Knowsley, L36 9FB, Merseyside

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Domestic Abuse Advocate (4 posts)

Four permanent posts available

A number of exciting job opportunities have arisen within Knowsley Council’s Safer Communities Service.

Knowsley Council has further invested in it’s Safer Communities service to ensure that every victim of domestic abuse is offered support, regardless of their risk level. Knowsley also has a dedicated perpetrator/alleged perpetrator pathway targeting challenge and support to non-statutory offenders.

Knowsley Council’s Safer Communities service has lead responsibility in taking forward the priorities and strategic direction for domestic abuse and the operational delivery for the councils support services, for those aged 16 plus, impacted upon by Domestic Abuse. Along with strategic and direct operational practice the service is also responsible for several tactical, co-ordination and risk assessment processes across the borough.

The Safer Communities Service work in close partnership with agencies/services throughout the Borough and across Merseyside, and the successful candidates will be required to demonstrate appropriate knowledge, and experience, in respect of legislation, policy drivers and sector best practice relating to domestic abuse.

Through a case management model, the successful Domestic Abuse Advocates will work directly with victim/survivors of domestic abuse utilising restorative and strengths-based practice and early interventions to work to reduce risk and prevent re-victimisation.

We are looking for diligent, committed, and motivated individuals to work as a member of the Safer Communities Service delivering a victim focussed response to reported issues of domestic abuse. The successful candidates will have relevant experience of working with those impacted upon, or those who have perpetrated, domestic abuse.

We are looking to add to our existing expertise and response across the service and would be particularly interested in applicants with experience of working with clients with multiple and complex needs, those with adult and social care needs,, clients requiring support in accessing safe accommodation or applicants who have experience working with younger victims of domestic abuse aged 16+ .

Informal enquiries about this post can be made to: safercommunities@knowsley.gov.uk

Interviews will be held on 26th, 27th & 30th April 2021