Top Job Domestic Abuse Advocate (One year Fixed Term Contract) 21 -37 hours per week (negotiable and flexible)

Domestic Abuse Advocate (One year Fixed Term Contract)

  • Employer - Wearside Women in Need (WWiN)
  • Reference number -
  • Sector - Charity
  • Department - Domestic Abuse
  • Location: - Sunderland
  • Salary - Salary NJC SCP 7 – 17 £24,294 - £28,783 per annum (pro-rata) - depending on experience and qualifications.
  • Duration - Contract
  • Hours - Full/Part-time | 21 -37 hours per week (negotiable and flexible)
  • Closing date - Tuesday, 30 July 2024

Job Description

Job Description

The successful candidate will beresponsible for providing a pro-active empowering approach to the safety, health and wellbeing of all victims of domestic abuse across WWIN’sRefuge, Outreach, Advocacy and Support Service. This involves a holistic assessment for survivors considering the risk and support to their wider family in the community and our specialist accommodation.

WWIN is committed to the personal and professional development of staff. You will be working within an experienced team willing to share skills, experience and support your learning and development.


·      Complete initial and ongoing holistic assessments and make safe decisions in the interests of all survivors of domestic abuse particularly women and children.

·      Empower service users to identify and achieve their goals.

·      Support with budgeting, finances including benefits, life and parenting skills.

·      Advocate for women with external agencies and promote social justice.

·       Establish and maintain good working relationships with Local Authorities, Children's Social Care and any other relevant voluntary and statutory agencies.

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