DVA Car™ / Helpline Advocate

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Posted July 11, 2022 by

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

Full-time: 30.5 Hours per week (to include weekend and evening work
Salary Scale 7: £22,221 per annum, pro rata
Location: Portsmouth, Fareham & Waterlooville and Home Based
Duration: Funding until September 2024 (possible extension subject to further 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 bi-weekly rotation basis and totalling a 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.
    Friday and Saturday: 17.00hrs – 03.00hrs
  2. Out of Hours DVA Helpline – working from home.
    Monday – Friday: 1700-0800hrs
    Saturday – Sunday: either: 0800hrs – 1700hrs or 1700hrs – 0800hrs

Week two:

  • Out of Hours DVA Helpline – working from home (combination of shifts below)
    Monday – Friday: 1700-0800hrs
    Saturday – Sunday: either: 0800hrs – 1700hrs or 1700hrs – 0800hrs

How to apply for the job:

For an informal chat about this role please call Lyn Tiller on 023 92 479254

To apply please send a CV, covering letter (covering all points on the Person Specification and monitoring form to: recruitment@aurorand.org.uk, detailing why you think you are suitable for the post. Please put ‘DVA Car Advocate’ in the subject line.

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.

Applications are particularly welcome from black and minoritised women.

Closing date: Please note there is no closing date for this post, we will keep the vacancy open until we have successfully appointed to the role. We therefore encourage you to please submit your application as early as possible.

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

We reserve the right to close this advertisement early.

Important documents:

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

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

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