Team Leader - Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVA) Female* maternity cover (up to a year)

Closing date 29 April 2019
Organisation LDVS - Leeds Domestic Violence Service
Location Leeds
Hours Full time
35 hours per week
Salary £30,507
Telephone 01132442578

Team Leader - Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVA) Female* maternity cover (up to a year) £30,507 Full time
(previous applicants need not apply)

Leeds Women’s Aid provides a range of services for vulnerable women and families who are victims and survivors of: Domestic, Sexual & Honour Based Violence and Abuse; Forced Marriage; Trafficking; Stalking and Harassment to become safe, confident and independent.  

Leeds Women’s Aid is the lead agency for Leeds Domestic Violence Service (LDVS), a consortium of 3 agencies offering support to women, men and transgender/non binary people.  

An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and enthusiastic woman* to  lead our expanding and committed team.  

You will need to demonstrate the following qualities:
·         The ability to support, lead and line manage a team of IDVA’s working in a multi-agency framework to provide high quality, pro- active service to victims and survivors
·         The ability to lead in crisis situations and provide advice and guidance on child protection and adult safe- guarding issues and information sharing concerns
·         A thorough understanding of IDVA work including risk assessments, safety planning, care pathway and best practice when working with high risk victims  

Closing date:           9am Monday 29th April 2019
Interview date:        Wednesday 8th May 2019  

Leeds Women’s Aid is fully committed to the principles of equality of opportunity. LWA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required before taking up this position.  

* Posts are open to women only (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1)  

To apply please download a pack from our website:  
Completed applications should be sent to:

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