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Domestic Abuse Support Worker

Covering Ceredigion, with a focus on South of the county

Salary: £22,100-£22,500 per annum (FTE), depending on experience

30 Hours Per Week

We are looking for a domestic abuse support worker to join our support team.

You will be providing holistic support to women and men with complex needs that are living with and/or escaping violence and abuse.

You will work as part of a team providing a safe and confidential helpline and support services working within our refuges, safe houses and in the community providing trauma informed holistic support.

You will have a good awareness of domestic abuse and the challenges people can face, be patient and prepared to listen and have effective facilitation skills.

WWDAS places the needs of service users at the heart of everything it does and this is reflected throughout the organisation and its relationships with others.

The ability to speak and write Welsh is desirable for this role, but not essential.

The job description and person specification is available to download through our website - westwalesdas.org.uk or please email requesting a copy to info@westwalesdas.org.uk. Please read through the JD &PS, should you feel you meet the requirements please contact Bev Tomkins, Adult & Families Senior Practitioner on 07500 557947 to discuss the role further prior to you completing an application form.

We are particularly interested to hear from Black and minoritised communities, and anyone wishing to discuss the post further can call us on 01970 612 225.

Closing Date: 10am, 24 June 2024
Interview Dates: 11 July & 12 July 2024, location to be confirmed.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. Posts will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) and open to women only. (Exempt under the Occupational Requirement under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).

Project Coordinator

£24,600-£25,600 pro rata, dependent on experience

18 hours per week

West Wales Domestic Abuse Service is excited to be looking for a Project Coordinator who will work alongside the current Coordinator to lead and develop the work already established by the Safer Streets Team and partners and other training provision of WWDAS.

This post will manage the Safer Streets and Community Outreach & Training project funded by the Home Office as part of the Dyfed Powys OPCC Safer Streets Round 5 bid.

This project aims to mobilise the voices, skills and actions of women survivors, men others in our communities in order to galvanise positive change around the issue of violence against women and girls (VAWG).

The programme does this by creating both physical and digital spaces where survivors, community members and mentors can gather to learn skills, open conversations, take part in individual and collective action.

This role will oversee the coordination and delivery of this project within WWDAS and with our 3 partners CARMDAS, MFCC and Threshold.

The job requires a combination of effective management skills with the ability to lead through influence, to establish trust and co-produce services with communities of interest.

We are particularly interested to hear from Black and minoritised communities and from those with experience working specifically with those communities. Anyone wishing to discuss the post(s) further should contact the CE) on 07415098687

CLOSING DATE: 10am, 24 June 2024

INTERVIEW DATE: 11 & 12 July 2024 

WWDAS is committed to following Equality and Diversity and safer recruitment practices and we strive to be a disability-positive employer.

On appointment eligible staff will be expected to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure and supply us with references.

Benefits that we can offer in return:

  • 6% employer contribution pension.
  • Holiday entitlement of 20 days annual leave rising to 25 after 5 years plus bank holidays.
  • An extra day holiday for your birthday.
  • A comprehensive induction plan and training.
  • Committed to training and learning opportunities for continuous development.
  • Trauma Focussed wellbeing support.

Children & Young People Support Worker 

Ceredigion & North Pembrokeshire

Between £22,100 – £22,500 full time equivalent

2x 37 hours per week & 1x 24 hours per week

At WWDAS we are integrating the work of our Ar Trac and CADA teams to ensure an integrated approach to supporting children and young people in Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire. 

You will provide specialist support to children and young people who are affected by Domestic Abuse and sexual violence and/or at risk of abusive relationships. Working within the Organisational and Supporting People Frameworks you will work towards enabling children and young people so that they are able to make positive changes to their lives in order to increase safety, well-being and to reduce the threats of homelessness. 

The job description and person specification is available to download through our website - westwalesdas.org.uk or please email requesting a copy to info@westwalesdas.org.uk. Please read through the JD &PS, should you feel you meet the requirements please contact Jackie Buxton, Service Operations Manager on 07976 210551 to discuss the role further prior to you completing an application form.

We are particularly interested to hear from Black and minoritised communities, and anyone wishing to discuss the post further can call us on 01970 612 225.

The above role is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1. Registered Charity No: 1131539.  A disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service is required for all posts, plus a full clean driving licence and access to your own vehicle. 

Closing date: 10am, 04 July 2024

Interviews: 15-19 July 2024, location to be confirmed.

Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVA)

37hrs per week.

£23,000 - £24,600.

Ceredigion

Dal i Godi provides an IDVA Service to victims of domestic abuse who are assessed as high risk in accordance with the recognised Safe Lives Domestic Abuse, Stalking and Harassment (DASH) risk assessment across Dyfed Powys.  The service addresses the safety of victims at high risk of harm from intimate partners, ex-partners, or family members to secure their safety and the safety of their children. In providing a service to adult victims, every care will be taken to ensure appropriate advice and referral is provided to safeguard any dependent children. Serving as a victim’s primary point of contact, the IDVAs will work with their service users from the point of crisis to assess the level of risk, discuss the range of suitable options and develop safety plans.

The service will be accessible to individuals who have reported domestic abuse and currently reside in the Dyfed Powys area, who are relocating to this area from elsewhere or who are reporting domestic abuse to agencies within this area.  Opening hours for the IDVA service will be Mon-Fri 9am-10pm with duty IDVA cover each weekday evening between 5-10 pm.  Duty IDVA cover will also be available Saturdays & Sundays 9am-3pm.

The above role is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1. Registered Charity No: 1131539 – open to female applicants only.  A disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service is required for all posts, plus a full clean driving licence and access to your own vehicle. 

Closing Date:  04 July 2024

Interview: 15-19 July 2024, location to be confirmed

For an application pack, full job description and person specification please contact: recruitment@westwalesdas.org.uk

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