Stalking Advocate – Female*

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Posted April 30, 2021 by
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Aurora New Dawn is pleased to announce the following job vacancy:

Stalking Advocate – Female[1]*

Hours of work

Full-time: 37 Hours per week
Salary Non Accredited – Grade 7 – £22,221 p.a
Accredited* – Grade 8 – £26,276 p.a
*on completion of a role-specific accreditation
Location: Portsmouth – with travel across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight as required
Contract: Until March 2022 – 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

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.
  • The role is based in our Portsmouth office, but working across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.
  • A significant part of this role will involve working alongside Hampshire 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 recruitment@aurorand.org.uk, detailing why you think you are suitable for the post. Please put ‘Stalking Advocate’ in the subject line and return your completed diversity monitoring 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 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 21st May 2021.

Interviews will be held on TBC.

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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