Female Aurora New Dawn DVA Car™ Advocate

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Posted December 23, 2020 by
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Aurora New Dawn is pleased to announce the following job vacancy:

Female * Aurora New Dawn DVA Car™ Advocate
AURORA NEW DAWN DVA CARS™

Hours of work

Part-time: 30.5 Hours per week (weekend and evening work)
Salary Scale 7: £22,221 per annum, pro rata
Duration: Funding until September 2024 (continuation subject to funding)

*PLEASE NOTE: This post is restricted to female applicants in accordance with Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010

The Role

This role comprises of two parts, worked on a rota basis and totaling 30.5 hours per week:

Week one:

  1. To provide an out-of-hours, face-to-face crisis response to incidents of domestic violence in Hampshire (based either in Portsmouth or Southampton), working alongside officers from Hampshire Constabulary (20hrs).
    These shifts are between 17.00hrs – 03.00hrs, Friday and Saturday
  2. Operating an Out of Hours DVA Helpline (10.5hrs)- working from home answering calls, processing, and reviewing referrals, calling survivors to offer emotional and practical support.
    These shifts are Monday – Friday (1700-0800hrs) Saturday and Sundays (combination of 9hr (0800hrs – 1700hrs) and 15hr (1700hrs – 0800hrs) shifts)

Week two:

  1. Operating an Out of Hours DVA Helpline (30.5hrs)- working from home answering calls, processing, and reviewing referrals, calling survivors to offer emotional and practical support.
    These shifts are Monday – Friday (1700-0800hrs) Saturday and Sundays (combination of 9hr (0800hrs – 1700hrs) and 15hr (1700hrs – 0800hrs) shifts)

To apply:

For further details on this vacancy, please see the combined job description/person specification.

Applications should be in the form of a letter, sent by email to recruitment@aurorand.org.uk, detailing why you think you are suitable for the post. Please put ‘DVA Car Advocate’ in the subject line and return your completed diversity form with your letter.

You are advised to read the job description and person specification carefully as the decision to shortlist you for interview will be based on the information you provide in your letter.

NB: We do not accept CV’s as an application method.

For a discussion about the role, or for any queries, please contact Lyn Tiller (Community Projects Manager – Aurora New Dawn) on 02393 878 992

To save on administration costs we are not able to contact you if your application is unsuccessful, but I would like to take the opportunity to thank you for your interest in our work.

The deadline for all applications is 9am 13th September 2021.

Interviews – 15th September 2021.

Interviews will be conducted via face to face or Microsoft Teams.

Important documents:

To download a copy of the Female*Aurora New Dawn DVA Car™ Advocate – AURORA NEW DAWN DVA CARS™ job description, click here.

To download a copy of the Aurora New Dawn diversity form, click here.

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Sarah Cheverton is Aurora New Dawn's Writer in Residence and a freelance writer and researcher. As well as writing the copy for the Aurora website, Sarah works with the Aurora team on consultation responses, communications and service evaluations. She also works as a Co-Editor for feminist news site Women's Views on News.

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