Independent Stalking Advocacy Caseworker – Female*

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Posted April 30, 2021 by

Aurora New Dawn is pleased to announce the following job vacancy:

Independent Stalking Advocacy Caseworker – Female[1]*

Hours of work

Full-time: 37 Hours per week
Salary Non Accredited – £24,000 p.a
Accredited* – £27,000 p.a
*on completion of a role-specific accreditation
Location: We offer a hybrid, flexible way of working but there will be a requirement to be in the Thames Valley
(Buckinghamshire) area** once a week and occasional working in our Head office in Portsmouth.
Contract: Until March 2025 – 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

**Thames Valley runs across three counties, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire. We are recruiting for an advocate to cover the Buckinghamshire. The Aurora Office is based in Portsmouth, Hampshire. The advocate will be based either at the Aurora office or co located with the police in the Buckinghamshire area. This will be agreed on with the successful advocate. A minimum of one day a week working from the Thames Valley location will be expected and one day a week in Portsmouth. This travel will not be renumerated as it will be a static working base – any other travel to various meetings will be renumerated at the cost of 45p a mile in line with policy.

The Role

Aurora New Dawn is a registered charity providing support and advocacy to survivors of domestic abuse, stalking, and sexual violence.

We are looking for an Independent Stalking Advocate to join our Stalking team.

The successful candidate will:

  • Provide a high-quality frontline service to individuals experiencing stalking, through both face to face and telephone support.
  • Support victims throughout the criminal and civil courts.
  • Offer information and signposting on a risk and needs-led basis.
  • Provide advocacy, practical and emotional support, empowering victims to act for themselves and engage with services that can help them, thereby increasing self-esteem and reducing isolation.
  • Work closely with our multi-agency partners and the Hampshire Stalking Clinic.
  • A significant part of this role will involve working alongside Thames Valley Constabulary to ensure that the voice of the victim is heard throughout the process of evidence capture and investigation.

How to apply for the job:

Applications should be in the form of a letter, sent by email to, detailing why you think you are suitable for the post. Please put ‘Stalking 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.

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

For an informal discussion about the role, or for any other queries, please contact Lyn Tiller (Director of Operations, Services and Innovation) on 023 92 479254.

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 5th September 2022.

Interviews will be held on 13 th and 14 th September.

We reserve the right to close this advertisement early.

Important documents:

To download a copy of the Stalking Advocate job description, click here.

To download a copy of the Aurora New Dawn Diversity Questionnaire, 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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