Accommodation Domestic Abuse Advisor

Title:  Accommodation Domestic Abuse Advisor

Area:  Accommodation Service

Reporting to:  Accommodation Team Leader

Place of work:  Based at accommodation service

Hours of Work:  22.5 hours per week

Salary/scale:  NJC 5-6: £23,541 - £25,991 FTE (£14,315 - £15,805 ACTUAL)

Benefits:

A generous package including 33 days holiday per year inclusive of bank holidays (FTE), extra holidays for long service, Employee pension scheme, Cycle2work Scheme, Life assurance benefit, 365 days a year Employee Assistance Programme

Closing Date:  24th August 9am

Date of Interview:  ** 31st August 2022

Start Date:  ASAP

This post is subject to DBS disclosure scheme and there is an Occupational Requirement under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9 (Part 1) for the post holder to be a woman.

 

Background

Trafford Domestic Abuse Services (TDAS) is a Quality accredited, registered charity offering support to individuals and families who are affected by domestic abuse since 1990. We support families who live/work in the Trafford area and also provide IDVA and Children and Young People (CYP) support services in Salford. We provide both intervention and prevention services and work in partnership with other voluntary organisations to support families across Greater Manchester.

TDAS Values

Innovative:              introduce new ideas, are creative and foreword thinking.

Collaborative:         work in partnership with key stakeholders to enable people to achieve a defined & common purpose

Openness:             create an open culture, provide transparent reporting, good fundraising and governance.

Person centred:      provide coordinated, personalized and enabling services to everyone

Empowering:          empower our service users to become stronger, more confident, being aware of their rights and privileges and live a more meaningful and fulfilling life.

 

Purpose of the role

To provide a specialist trauma-informed support service for those adults who are residing in TDAS Accommodation, homeless/at risk of homelessness working with multiple agencies supporting their multiple needs. The Post holder will work collaboratively with partners to provide expert advice for adults in refuge, temporary and supported accommodation and support adults who have resettled in the community to maintain their tenancies and stay safe, preventing them from becoming homeless.

You will work as part of a skilled, multi-disciplinary staff team and must be approachable and highly motivated in supporting and encouraging each individual person experiencing domestic abuse to make choices in order to determine their own future.

Application Criteria and Process

To apply for this position it is essential that you have or are working towards the necessary qualifications outlined in the person specification.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS.

Applicants with minimum qualifications and experience will only be considered.  Due to the requirements of the role, we are requesting that female only applicants apply. Please do not send CVs, as they will not be processed.

No agencies please.

For further information please contact admin@tdas.org.uk Tel: 0161 872 7368            

An application pack is available to download from www.tdas.org.uk

TO APPLY: Please complete an application form below and email it to admin@tdas.org.uk