Wiltshire and Swindon Independent Sexual Violence Advocate (ISVA) Project Lead
As part of our exciting service, The Phoenix Project, which offers integrated Domestic Abuse support across Wiltshire and Sexual Violence support across Wiltshire and Swindon, we are looking for a full-time Independent Sexual Violence Advocate (ISVA) Project Lead to work in our advocacy team, providing support to survivors who are thinking about reporting to the police, or have reported.
The person we are looking for should have experience of working in the VAWG or Criminal Justice Sector. Ideally you would be a qualified ISVA, but training and line management will be provided. You will manage a team of 5 ISVA’s and hold a case load based on your experience. You will work with adult and child victims of recent and non-recent Sexual Violence and Abuse.
Your role will be to provide survivors with a mix of emotional, practical and factual support so they are able to make informed decisions that are right for them, alongside leading the ISVA team whilst working with the Phoenix Project Manager. In addition to this you will work with criminal justice agencies to advocate for your clients’ needs, as well as signposting clients to appropriate agencies for their individual needs.
You should have proven experience and qualifications in support work with knowledge of domestic abuse issues and also have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
You will also need a full driving licence, business insurance and access to a car.
Closing Date: Monday 9th September 2019
Volunteer Telephone Advisors Needed
Volunteer Telephone Advisors - Phoenix Project
Volunteer Telephone Advisors are being sought by Splitz Support Service to help support clients with various issues they face around domestic abuse. No previous experience or qualifications are required. Full training and ongoing support will be provided. The role will be based at the Splitz head office in Trowbridge. All volunteers will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.
Volunteers will be expected to commit to a minimum of 4 hours a week – days and times to be mutually agreed.
For more information, please contact Sam Cooper, Service Delivery Coordinator on 01225 777 724.
Charity Seeks New Trustees
Splitz Support Service is a charity whose expertise in providing support to children, families and adults has been recognised locally for almost 30 years as a quality service. We want to strengthen our Board of Trustees by recruiting new trustees who can bring business and other skills and have an interest in supporting our work in the voluntary sector and in enabling people to reach and sustain independence.
As well as paid roles we have a range of volunteering opportunities on offer.
You may be required to undergo a DBS check and a police check. In addition, we will investigate your suitability for the role by researching online and in social networking environments.
As users of the disability symbol, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.