FREEVA JOB OPPORTUNITIES

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

If you are looking for a rewarding career where staff feel supported and valued then we are looking for exceptional individuals who are committed to making a difference.  Our vision is to aspire to live in a society where everyone is free from violence and abuse.

We have some fantastic opportunities to be part of a committed and dynamic team, as we continue to expand.   For all roles you must be committed to our values as follows:

We believe:

  • That everyone has the right to be free and safe from violence and abuse
  • That relationships should be built on respect and equality
  • That education ensures a better future
  • That with support people have the capacity to change
  • In working with integrity, honesty, trustworthiness, transparency and within accountability
  • In creating sustainable change

We currently recruiting for the following roles:

 

MARAC – Independent Domestic Violence Adviser (IDVA) Domestic Abuse Specialist Services

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £24,000-£26,146 (Pro-rata dependent on qualifications & experience)
Hours: 37hrs per week (08:00am-16:00pm Mon-Thurs and 08:00am-15:30pm Fri)

About the role:

Working as part of the wider Specialist Helpline & Engagement team, you will provide individual support to high-risk adult victims of domestic abuse with the aim of reducing risk and re-victimisation. Please download the job description for further information about this role.


Independent Domestic Violence Adviser (IDVA) – Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic Groups (BAME) Helpline & Engagement Service

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £24,000-£26,146 (Pro-rata dependent on qualifications & experience)
Hours: 37hrs per week

About the role:

Working as part of the wider Specialist Helpline & Engagement team, you will provide individual support to high-risk adult victims of domestic abuse with the aim of reducing risk and re-victimisation. Please download the job description for further information about this role.


MARAC/IDVA Support Worker – Domestic Abuse Specialist Services

Job Type: Part-time, Fixed term to 31st March 2025 (possibility of extension subject to funding)
Salary: £22,000 (Pro-rata)
Hours: 18.5hrs per week

About the role:

Working as part of the wider Specialist Helpline & Engagement team, you will provide individual support to high-risk adult victims of domestic abuse with the aim of reducing risk and re-victimisation. Please download the job description for further information about this role.


Sexual Violence Support Worker

Job Type: Part-time, Fixed term to 31st March 2025 (possibility of extension subject to funding)
Salary: £22,000 (Pro-rata)
Hours: 18.5hrs per week

About the role:

Please download the job description for further information about this role.


Specialist Caseworkers – Helpline & Engagement Service

Salary:             £24,000 (non qual) to £26,146 (IDVA qualification)
Hours:             Full Time, covering maternity leave

Office Based – Leicester

About the role:

You will be responsible for taking calls on our helpline for members of the public and professionals which operates Monday to Sunday 8am – 8pm.   You will be required to undertake risk and needs assessment, safety planning with victims of domestic and or Sexual Abuse. You will provide enhanced support to victims assessed as high risk and/or as having additional support needs which increases vulnerability. You will carry a caseload of clients ensuring their immediate needs are met and referring to other appropriate support as and when identified.


Caseworker – Helpline & Engagement Service

Salary:             £24,000
Hours:             37 hrs a week, 8am-4pm Monday to Thursday, 8am-3:30pm Friday.

Office Based – Leicester

About the role:

You will be responsible for taking calls on our helpline for members of the public and professionals which operates Monday to Sunday 8am – 8pm. You will undertake risk and needs assessment, safety planning with victims of Domestic and or Sexual Abuse; ensuring the immediate safety and needs of clients are identified and appropriate support is in place.


Casual Caseworkers

Salary:                £15 per hour
Hours:                Variable hours between 8am-8pm Mon-Sun

Office Base – Leicester

About the role:

You will be responsible for taking calls on our helpline for members of the public and professionals which operates Monday to Sunday 8am – 8pm.   You will be required to undertake risk and needs assessment, safety planning with victims of domestic and or Sexual Abuse.


Fundraising & Partnership Manager

Salary:            £35,000-£38,000 (Pro-rata)
Hours:            22.5hrs per week

Hybrid working – Leicester

About the role:

You will work closely with the CEO, providing leadership on the development and implementation of our funding strategy with responsibility for fundraising initiatives, bid writing, maximising income and creating a diverse income stream. For key tasks and responsibilities, please download the job description below.


Marketing & Communications Executive

Salary:            £24,000-£25,000 (Pro-rata)
Hours:            16-20hrs per week (over 4-5 days)

Hybrid working – Leicester

About the role:

We are looking for a passionate and professional marketing and communications executive to support the creation of both awareness and results-driven marketing and communications campaigns; designed to generate enquiries across the full range of products and services. This individual will become the in-house ambassador of our brand and build connections and networks across the county to build awareness of our charity. For key tasks and responsibilities, please download the job description below.

FREEVA JOB OPPORTUNITIES

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

If you are looking for a rewarding career where staff feel supported and valued then we are looking for exceptional individuals who are committed to making a difference.  Our vision is to aspire to live in a society where everyone is free from violence and abuse.

We have some fantastic opportunities to be part of a committed and dynamic team, as we continue to expand.   For all roles you must be committed to our values as follows:

We believe:

  • That everyone has the right to be free and safe from violence and abuse
  • That relationships should be built on respect and equality
  • That education ensures a better future
  • That with support people have the capacity to change
  • In working with integrity, honesty, trustworthiness, transparency and within accountability
  • In creating sustainable change

We are currently recruiting for the following roles:

Caseworkers – Helpline & Engagement Service

Salary:             £20,092.00-£21,589.00 pro rata, dependent on experience.
Hours:             Full & Part Time Posts Available

Office Based – Leicester

These are new roles for our Domestic and Sexual violence/abuse Helpline Service following the award of a new contract – Helpline & Engagement Service (H&ES).

We are recruiting for 4 posts as follows:

Post 1Appointed

Post 2: 18.5 hours per week (Ref: CWHES2) Thursday & Friday: 1.30pm – 8pm; Saturday: 1pm – 8pm

Post 3: 37 hours per week (Ref CWHES3) Monday to Friday: 8am – 4pm, including 1 Saturday a month

Post 4: 37 hours per week (Ref CWHES4) Monday to Friday: 12pm – 8pm, including 1 Saturday a month

About the roles:

You will be responsible for taking calls on our helpline for members of the public and professionals which operates Monday to Sunday 8am – 8pm.   You will undertake risk and needs assessment, safety planning with victims of domestic and or Sexual Abuse.  You will carry a caseload of clients ensuring their immediate needs are met and referring to other appropriate support as and when identified.

Please see JD/person specification for further information:

Closing Date: 20th June 2022, 12pm

Interviewing:    w/c: 27th June 2022


Specialist Male Victim Caseworker – Helpline & Engagement Service

Salary:              £21,589 – 22,627 per annum depending on experience

Hours:             37hrs per week

Office Based – Leicester& working across Leicestershire

About the role:

You will be responsible for providing a specialist service to Male victims of domestic violence  across Leicestershire & Rutland, recognising and responding to the additional barriers they may face in engaging with the service through our standard offer. Partnerships and processes will be developed, along with a better understanding of the access and support needs particular to Male Victims.

Please see JD/person specification for further information:

Closing Date: 20th June 2022, 12pm

Interviewing:    w/c: 27th June 2022


Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA) – Sexual Violence & Abuse Service 

Salary:             £21,440 – £22,888 per annum

Hours:             37hrs per week, Monday to Friday

Office Based – Leicester

About the role:

To provide pro-active services to adult victims of sexual violence within and outside the criminal justice to:

  • Risk assess clients and help clients keep safe
  • Ensure clients are aware of their options in relation to the recording and reporting of sexual assault
  • Help clients access their rights that they are entitled to including access to health and other services that they require
  • Monitor and keep clients informed of case progress
  • To ensure that the support is working to internal and multi-agency best practice guidelines; with the aim of increasing victim satisfaction, decreasing re-victimisation, ensuring victims have access to appropriate and timely support, explore reporting options and a reduction in victim withdrawals from the criminal justice process where appropriate

Please see JD/person specification for further information:

Closing date:  15th June 2022

Interviewing w/comm 20th June 2022


Independent Sexual Violence Advisor Support Worker (ISVA) – Sexual Violence & Abuse Service 

Salary:            £20,695 (pro rota) per annum

Hours:             18.5hrs per week

Office Based – Leicester

About this role:

You will provide pro-active services to victims of rape and sexual assault.

  • To respond to and process new referrals into the ISVA/CHISVA service
  • To undertake initial assessments, risk and needs assessments with clients following their initial referral into ISVA/CHISVA services
  • Support with case closures, evaluation and data monitoring
  • To ensure accurate record-keeping and collection of data for monitoring purposes, completion of monitoring reports and to provide statistical information for evaluation purposes as required
  • To undertake regular welfare calls for clients waiting for allocation to an ISVA/CHISVA

Please see JD/person specification for further information:

Closing date:  15th June 2022

Interviewing w/comm 20th June 2022


Interventions Worker – Your Choice Project, Jenkins Centre

Salary:                 £25,385 – £26,147 pro rota

Hours:                  18.5hrs per week

Office Base – Nottingham

About the role:

You will undertake individual sessions and group work with people who use intimate partner abuse in their relationships, in a way that prioritises the safety of those at risk from domestic violence. You will be expected to work in line with the Respect Service Standards for Domestic Abuse Intervention Services. You will need an understanding of perpetrator work and the impact on anyone affected by domestic abuse. You will be directly working with those that are using abusive behaviours within an intimate partner relationship.

Please see JD/person specification for further information:

Closing date: 30th May 2022

Interviewing: 8th, 9th and 13th June 2022


Interventions Worker –  Jenkin’s Centre (Maternity Cover for up to 1 year)

Salary:                 £25,385  – £26,147 pro rota

Hours:                  18.5hrs per week

Office Base – Leicester

About the role:

You will undertake individual sessions and group work with people who use intimate partner abuse in their relationships, in a way that prioritises the safety of those at risk from domestic violence. You will be expected to work in line with the Respect Service Standards for Domestic Abuse Intervention Services. You will need an understanding of perpetrator work and the impact on anyone affected by domestic abuse. You will be directly working with those that are using abusive behaviours within an intimate partner relationship.

Please see JD/person specification for further information:

Closing date: 30th May 2022


Interventions Worker – Jenkins Centre Make a change Lincolnshire. 

Salary:             £25,385 – £26,147, pro rata

Hours:              35 hrs per week

Office Base – Lincoln

Role may require some travel to meet the needs of the service.

“Supporting anyone that uses abusive behaviours to make things better for themselves and their family.”

Make a Change is a multi-tiered and early response to the perpetration of domestic abuse which was developed by Respect in partnership with Women’s Aid Federation England, and draws on the Change That lasts model. We provide expert support to those using abusive behaviour in their intimate relationships, separate and confidential support to their partners and ex-partners, Recognise, Respond & Refer training for trusted professionals, and broader support including outreach to local communities.

About the role:

You will undertake individual sessions and group work with people who use intimate partner abuse in their relationships, in a way that prioritises the safety of those at risk from domestic violence. You will be expected to work in line with the Respect Service Standards for Domestic Abuse Intervention Services. You will need an understanding of perpetrator work and the impact on anyone affected by domestic abuse. You will be directly working with those that are using abusive behaviours within an intimate partner relationship.

For more information: http://www.makeachange.uk.net/

Please see JD/person specification for further information:

Closing date: 20.6.22

Interviewing: Week commencing 27th June 2022


Project Support Worker – Your Choice Project, Jenkins Centre

Salary:             £20,816

Hours:             18.5hrs per week

Office Base – Nottingham

About the role:

You will be provide efficient and effective administrative support to The Your Choice Project team. This will include assisting with monitoring and evaluation of the project,  inputting referrals and ensuring the referrals are processed as expected.

Please see JD/person specification for further information:

Closing date: 30th May 2022

Interviewing: 8, 9th or 13th May


Casual Caseworkers

Salary:                £15 per hour

Hours:                  Variable hours between 8am-8pm Mon-Sun

Office Base – Leicester

About the role:

You will be responsible for taking calls on our helpline for members of the public and professionals which operates Monday to Sunday 8am – 8pm.   You will be required to undertake risk and needs assessment, safety planning with victims of domestic and or Sexual Abuse.

Please see JD/person specification for further information:

Closing date:   No closing date – on-going advert


FREEVA JOB OPPORTUNITIES

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

If you are looking for a rewarding career where staff feel supported and valued then we are looking for exceptional individuals who are committed to making a difference.  Our vision is to aspire to live in a society where everyone is free from violence and abuse.

We have some fantastic opportunities to be part of a committed and dynamic team, as we continue to expand.   For all roles you must be committed to our values as follows:

We believe:

  • That everyone has the right to be free and safe from violence and abuse
  • That relationships should be built on respect and equality
  • That education ensures a better future
  • That with support people have the capacity to change
  • In working with integrity, honesty, trustworthiness, transparency and within accountability
  • In creating sustainable change

We are currently recruiting for the following roles:

Team Leader – Helpline & Engagement Service

Salary:             £27,000 per annum depending on experience

Hours:             37 hours per week: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, including 1 Saturday a

month

Office Based – Leicester

About the role:

You will be responsible be responsible for day-to-day supervisory responsibilities for all caseworkers/Volunteers within the Helpline & Engagement Service (H&ES).  The team leader will support the Service Manager to ensure all operations are effective, delivered to a high-quality and compliant with the contractual scope and quality standards.

Please see JD/person specification for further information:

Closing Date: 20th June 2022, 12pm

Interviewing:    w/c: 27th June 2022


Caseworkers – Helpline & Engagement Service

Salary:             £20,092.00-£21,589.00 pro rata, dependent on experience.
Hours:             Full & Part Time Posts Available

Office Based – Leicester

These are new roles for our Domestic and Sexual violence/abuse Helpline Service following the award of a new contract – Helpline & Engagement Service (H&ES).

We are recruiting for 4 posts as follows:

Post 1Appointed

Post 2: 18.5 hours per week (Ref: CWHES2) Thursday & Friday: 1.30pm – 8pm; Saturday: 1pm – 8pm

Post 3: 37 hours per week (Ref CWHES3) Monday to Friday: 8am – 4pm, including 1 Saturday a month

Post 4: 37 hours per week (Ref CWHES4) Monday to Friday: 12pm – 8pm, including 1 Saturday a month

About the roles:

You will be responsible for taking calls on our helpline for members of the public and professionals which operates Monday to Sunday 8am – 8pm.   You will undertake risk and needs assessment, safety planning with victims of domestic and or Sexual Abuse.  You will carry a caseload of clients ensuring their immediate needs are met and referring to other appropriate support as and when identified.

Please see JD/person specification for further information:

Closing Date: 20th June 2022, 12pm

Interviewing:    w/c: 27th June 2022


Specialist Caseworker – Helpline & Engagement Service

Salary:             £21,589 – £22,627 per annum depending on experience
Full Time:        37 hours per week: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, including 1 Saturday a  month

Office Based – Leicester

About the role:

You will be responsible for taking calls on our helpline for members of the public and professionals which operates Monday to Sunday 8am – 8pm.   You will be required to undertake risk and needs assessment, safety planning with victims of domestic and or Sexual Abuse. You will provide enhanced support to victims assessed as high risk and/or as having additional support needs which increases vulnerability. You will carry a caseload of clients ensuring their immediate needs are met and referring to other appropriate support as and when identified.

Please see JD/person specification for further information:

Closing Date: 20th June 2022, 12pm

Interviewing:    w/c: 27th June 2022


Project Co-ordinator – Helpline & Engagement Service

Salary:             £17,986 per annum

Hours:             30hrs per week

Office Based – Leicester

About the role:

You will be act as the dedicated single point of contact with second tier services and maintain an up-to-date overview of the capacity of each service. You will be responsible for the coordination of referrals and updates across the Service System.

Please see JD/person specification for further information:

Closing Date: 20th June 2022, 12pm

Interviewing:    w/c: 27th June 2022


Specialist Male Victim Caseworker – Helpline & Engagement Service

Salary:              £21,589 – 22,627 per annum depending on experience

Hours:             37hrs per week

Office Based – Leicester& working across Leicestershire

About the role:

You will be responsible for providing a specialist service to Male victims of domestic violence  across Leicestershire & Rutland, recognising and responding to the additional barriers they may face in engaging with the service through our standard offer. Partnerships and processes will be developed, along with a better understanding of the access and support needs particular to Male Victims.

Please see JD/person specification for further information:

Closing Date: 20th June 2022, 12pm

Interviewing:    w/c: 27th June 2022


Specialist BAME Victim Caseworker – Helpline & Engagement Service

Salary:              £21,589 – £22,627 per annum depending on experience

Hours:             37hrs per week

Office Based – Leicester & working across Leicestershire

About the role:

As the Specialist BAME Caseworker you will be responsible for providing a specialist service to Black, Asian and other minority ethnic community clients across Leicestershire & Rutland, recognizing and responding to the additional barriers they may face in engaging with the service through our standard offer. Partnerships and processes will be developed, along with a better understanding of the access and support needs particular to clients from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic communities.

Please see JD/person specification for further information:

Closing Date: 20th June 2022, 12pm

Interviewing:    w/c: 27th June 2022


Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA) – Sexual Violence & Abuse Service 

Salary:             £21,440 – £22,888 per annum

Hours:             37hrs per week, Monday to Friday

Office Based – Leicester

About the role:

To provide pro-active services to adult victims of sexual violence within and outside the criminal justice to:

  • Risk assess clients and help clients keep safe
  • Ensure clients are aware of their options in relation to the recording and reporting of sexual assault
  • Help clients access their rights that they are entitled to including access to health and other services that they require
  • Monitor and keep clients informed of case progress
  • To ensure that the support is working to internal and multi-agency best practice guidelines; with the aim of increasing victim satisfaction, decreasing re-victimisation, ensuring victims have access to appropriate and timely support, explore reporting options and a reduction in victim withdrawals from the criminal justice process where appropriate

Please see JD/person specification for further information:

Closing date:  15th June 2022

Interviewing w/comm 20th June 2022


Independent Sexual Violence Advisor Support Worker (ISVA) – Sexual Violence & Abuse Service 

Salary:            £20,695 (pro rota) per annum

Hours:             18.5hrs per week

Office Based – Leicester

About this role:

You will provide pro-active services to victims of rape and sexual assault.

  • To respond to and process new referrals into the ISVA/CHISVA service
  • To undertake initial assessments, risk and needs assessments with clients following their initial referral into ISVA/CHISVA services
  • Support with case closures, evaluation and data monitoring
  • To ensure accurate record-keeping and collection of data for monitoring purposes, completion of monitoring reports and to provide statistical information for evaluation purposes as required
  • To undertake regular welfare calls for clients waiting for allocation to an ISVA/CHISVA

Please see JD/person specification for further information:

Closing date:  15th June 2022

Interviewing w/comm 20th June 2022


Interventions Worker – Your Choice Project, Jenkins Centre

Salary:                 £25,385 – £26,147 pro rota

Hours:                  18.5hrs per week

Office Base – Nottingham

About the role:

You will undertake individual sessions and group work with people who use intimate partner abuse in their relationships, in a way that prioritises the safety of those at risk from domestic violence. You will be expected to work in line with the Respect Service Standards for Domestic Abuse Intervention Services. You will need an understanding of perpetrator work and the impact on anyone affected by domestic abuse. You will be directly working with those that are using abusive behaviours within an intimate partner relationship.

Please see JD/person specification for further information:

Closing date: 30th May 2022

Interviewing: 8th, 9th and 13th June 2022


Interventions Worker –  Jenkin’s Centre (Maternity Cover for up to 1 year)

Salary:                 £25,385  – £26,147 pro rota

Hours:                  18.5hrs per week

Office Base – Leicester

About the role:

You will undertake individual sessions and group work with people who use intimate partner abuse in their relationships, in a way that prioritises the safety of those at risk from domestic violence. You will be expected to work in line with the Respect Service Standards for Domestic Abuse Intervention Services. You will need an understanding of perpetrator work and the impact on anyone affected by domestic abuse. You will be directly working with those that are using abusive behaviours within an intimate partner relationship.

Please see JD/person specification for further information:

Closing date: 30th May 2022


Interventions Worker – Jenkins Centre Make a change Lincolnshire. 

Salary:             £25,385 – £26,147, pro rata

Hours:              35 hrs per week

Office Base – Lincoln

Role may require some travel to meet the needs of the service.

“Supporting anyone that uses abusive behaviours to make things better for themselves and their family.”

Make a Change is a multi-tiered and early response to the perpetration of domestic abuse which was developed by Respect in partnership with Women’s Aid Federation England, and draws on the Change That lasts model. We provide expert support to those using abusive behaviour in their intimate relationships, separate and confidential support to their partners and ex-partners, Recognise, Respond & Refer training for trusted professionals, and broader support including outreach to local communities.

About the role:

You will undertake individual sessions and group work with people who use intimate partner abuse in their relationships, in a way that prioritises the safety of those at risk from domestic violence. You will be expected to work in line with the Respect Service Standards for Domestic Abuse Intervention Services. You will need an understanding of perpetrator work and the impact on anyone affected by domestic abuse. You will be directly working with those that are using abusive behaviours within an intimate partner relationship.

For more information: http://www.makeachange.uk.net/

Please see JD/person specification for further information:

Closing date: 20.6.22

Interviewing: Week commencing 27th June 2022


Project Support Worker – Your Choice Project, Jenkins Centre

Salary:             £20,816

Hours:             18.5hrs per week

Office Base – Nottingham

About the role:

You will be provide efficient and effective administrative support to The Your Choice Project team. This will include assisting with monitoring and evaluation of the project,  inputting referrals and ensuring the referrals are processed as expected.

Please see JD/person specification for further information:

Closing date: 30th May 2022

Interviewing: 8, 9th or 13th May


Administrator/PA to Chief Executive Officer

Salary:             £24,000 per annum

Hours:             37hrs per week

Office Base – Leicester

About the role:

You will provide efficient and effective administrative support to Chief Executive, Board of Trustees and Freeva services.  You will have responsibility of office management on a day-to-day basis.

Please see JD/person specification for further information:

Closing date:   15th June 2022

Interviewing:     w/c 20th June 2022


Casual Caseworkers

Salary:                £15 per hour

Hours:                  Variable hours between 8am-8pm Mon-Sun

Office Base – Leicester

About the role:

You will be responsible for taking calls on our helpline for members of the public and professionals which operates Monday to Sunday 8am – 8pm.   You will be required to undertake risk and needs assessment, safety planning with victims of domestic and or Sexual Abuse.

Please see JD/person specification for further information:

Closing date:   No closing date – on-going advert


FREEVA JOB OPPORTUNITIES

We are looking for exceptional individuals who have professional knowledge and experience of working with domestic/sexual abuse and violence issues and are highly self-motivated.  This is a fantastic opportunity to join our committed and dynamic team.


Caseworkers – Helpline & Engagement ServiceFull & Part Time Posts Available

These are new roles for our Domestic and Sexual violence/abuse Helpline Service following the award of a new contract – Helpline & Engagement Service (H&ES) commencing on 1st April 2022. 

We are recruiting for 6 posts as follows:

Post 2: 18.5 hours per week (Ref: CWHES2): Sunday: 1pm – 8pm; Monday & Tuesday: 1.30pm – 8pm

Post 4: 18.5 hours per week (Ref: CWHES4) Thursday & Friday: 1.30pm – 8pm; Saturday: 1pm – 8pm

Post 5/6: 37 hours per week (Ref: CWHES5/6): Rota covering day/evening shifts and 1 Saturday every 6 weeks

Main purposes of the post:

  1. Work as part of the wider Helpline & Engagement team, providing cover on the helpline for members of the public and professionals which operates Monday to Sunday 8am – 8pm. 
  2. Ensure proactive attempts to contact client, undertake risk and needs assessments and efforts to engage clients with support are undertaken, including via telephone, text, email, webchat and face to face as appropriate. This will include liaison with referring agency to assist with engagement where appropriate. 
  3. Obtain updates from second tier services / partner agencies regarding client’s engagement with support 
  4. Ensure proactive re-engagement attempts are undertaken for clients who have disengaged with support 
  5. Act as a point of contact and provide ongoing support for clients waiting to be allocated to a second tier service / partner agency 
  6. Ensure the immediate safety and needs of clients are identified by undertaking an appropriate risk assessment, initial individual safety and support plan and reviewing risk and needs during any subsequent contact with client 
  7. Ensure that clients identified as having immediate or additional support needs, which increases vulnerability, are engaged with support with an appropriate Helpline & Engagement Specialist Caseworker 

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £20,092.00-£21,589.00 pro rata

If you are interested in this role, please Complete an Application Form and submit to recruitment@freeva.org.uk 


Download Full Job Opportunity PDFJob Application Form (Doc)

Specialist Caseworker – Helpline & Engagement Service – Full Time

This is a new role for our Domestic and Sexual violence/abuse Helpline Service following the award of a new contract – Helpline & Engagement Service (H&ES) commencing on 1st April 2022.
Salary £21,589 – 22,627  per annum depending on experience
37hrs per week – on a variable rota
Main purposes of role:
Working alongside Helpline & Engagement team colleagues providing enhanced support to vulnerable victims of domestic abuse or sexual violence.
  1. Work as part of the wider Helpline & Engagement team, provide support to cover a helpline for members of the public and professionals which operates Monday to Sunday 8am – 8pm. 
  2. Undertake risk and needs assessments and engage clients with support are undertaken, including via telephone, text, webchat, email and face to face as appropriate.  This will include liaison with referring agency to assist with engagement where appropriate. 
  3. Act as a point of contact and provide ongoing support for clients waiting to be allocated to a second tier service / partner agency 
  4. Providing enhanced support to victims referred to or accessing support via the Helpline & Engagement team and identified as having additional support needs which increases vulnerability or identified as having immediate support needs; this will include BME clients, elderly victims, victims with learning disabilities, victims with complex mental health support needs or clients in mental health crisis and clients with any other disability that increases vulnerability, clients identified as high risk of harm on the DASH RIC, cases being heard at the Specialist Domestic Violence Court (SDVC), 
  5. Provide support to clients ensuring their immediate needs are met by undertaking an initial individual safety and support plan which is reviewed and updated regularly. 
  6. Working directly with all key agency partners to promote the safety of victims identified as high risk of harm including prompt referrals to the daily MARAC 
  7. Liaising with statutory and non-statutory services to ensure that the needs of vulnerable clients are met by the most appropriate agency 
  8. Liaising with statutory and non-statutory services to ensure the physical safety, emotional welfare and mental health of the client is supported appropriately 
  9. Supporting clients to access immediate support options including securing refuge accommodation locally and nationally, housing advocacy, health, legal advice, welfare support etc. 

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £21,589 -22,627 dependent on experience

If you are interested in this role, please Complete an Application Form and submit to recruitment@freeva.org.uk 

Download Full Job Opportunity PDFJob Application Form (Doc)

Specialist Caseworker (MARAC & SDVC Lead) – Helpline & Engagement Service – Full Time

 

This is a new role for our Domestic and Sexual violence/abuse Helpline Service following the award of a new contract – Helpline & Engagement Service (H&ES)

Main purposes of role:

  1. To refer all cases identified as high risk of harm by the Helpline & Engagement team to the Daily MARAC via MODUS 
  2. To attend and represent the views of the victim, share up-to-date information, and act as a link between the victim and the MARAC agencies. 
  3. Liaise between the victim and partner agencies to ensure that actions identified by MARAC, for completion by the Helpline & Engagement Service, are completed in a timely manner 
  4. Undertake pro-active contact attempts for cases referred to the Daily MARAC by partner agencies, to encourage engagement by victims with specialist domestic abuse support 
  5. Complete an initial safety plan with victims, sharing information to increase the safety, health and well-being and complete immediate actions that will enhance the safeguarding of each individual such as support to access civil remedies, target hardening referrals, referrals to Social Care Services etc. 
  6. Ensure that appropriate and timely referrals are made to appropriate second tier services for ongoing specialist support and advocacy.  
  7. Ensure the effective information sharing at MARAC including providing updates for reviews of cases as appropriate.  
  8. Undertake proactive attempts to engage victims attending the Specialist Domestic Violence Court (SDVC) with specialist support. 
  9. Work as part of the wider Helpline & Engagement team, provide support to cover a helpline for members of the public and professionals which operates Monday to Sunday 8am – 8pm. 

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £22,627-£24,000 dependent on experience

If you are interested in this role, please Complete an Application Form and submit to recruitment@freeva.org.uk 

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Project Co-ordinator – Helpline & Engagement Service

Leicester LE1
£17,986 per annum – Part-time 30hrs, Permanent

This is a new role for our Domestic and Sexual violence/abuse Helpline Service following the award of a new contract – Helpline & Engagement Service (H&ES) commencing on 1st April 2022.

The Project Coordinator (PC) will act as the dedicated single point of contact with second tier services and maintain an up-to-date overview of the capacity of each service. They will coordinate referrals and updates across the Service System and maintain updated records of refuge availability (locally, regionally, and nationally). Additionally, they will:

  • Develop/maintain the website, including features such as the WebChat tool
  • Manage social media campaigns, according to the community engagement plan for which they have ownership – targeting under-represented or under-engaging audiences
  • Plan and deliver events and campaigns throughout contract life
  • Raise awareness of ‘hidden crimes’ and taboos around abuse
  • Develop and maintain systems for information storage and retrieval, and the administrative needs of management

If you are interested in this role, please Complete an Application Form and submit to recruitment@freeva.org.uk 

 

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