The Building Bridges Programme at Splitz supports people across Wiltshire who are facing significant challenges to move towards the world of work. The programme is a partnership of local organisations, who work holistically to support people to address the barriers they are facing and develop a personalised plan to help them achieve their goals.

The Building Bridges Project Assistant will have a caseload of participants to manage, helping them to access support from across the partnership. There is a strong focus on providing emotional support to the participants, as they deal with the impact that domestic abuse and/or sexual violence has had on their lives, encouraging participants to build an independent future for themselves and their children. Potential candidates will need strong administrative and IT skills as well as having good organisational and communication skills. Experience of working with vulnerable women and knowledge of the impact of domestic abuse is essential. This significant opportunity is funded until September 2021.

Closing date: Monday 22nd June 2020

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Phoenix Project, based in either Trowbridge or Swindon. The Phoenix Project offers integrated Domestic Abuse support across Wiltshire and Sexual Violence support across Wiltshire and Swindon.

The Trauma Informed Family Support Worker (TIFSW) is a brand new role, created to fill an important gap in provision. Based within the experienced Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA) Team, the TIFSW will provide dedicated trauma informed support to families who have been affected by sexual violence.

Key elements of the role include:

    • Running groups and developing programmes to support young victims and their families who have been affected by sexual violence
    • Enabling parents to support children who have been impacted by trauma.

In addition the role requires the building of effective relationships with other agencies that may support children and young people (such as schools and Children Services), developing referral pathways and creating outward facing information resources and campaigns to raise awareness and build confidence in reporting sexual violence.

The ideal candidate will have experience in working with vulnerable people, alongside knowledge and understanding of:

    • Trauma informed practice and how trauma impacts on children.
    • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).
    • Sexual violence and how it impacts on victims.

Travel across Wiltshire is an essential part of this role, and the applicant should have access to a vehicle.

Closing Date: Monday 29th June 2020

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IRIS Programme Advocacy Support Worker, Exeter/East Devon and South Devon/Torbay

Splitz Support Service provides high quality services to families experiencing domestic abuse in the South West.

Funded by the Devon Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP), we are looking to recruit an experienced, confident and committed DVA (domestic violence and abuse) practitioner who has some SVA (sexual violence and abuse) knowledge and experience to join our Leading Lights accredited Devon service, to develop our victim work with IRISi, within GP practices across Devon.

IRIS is an exciting programme aimed at improving the health care response to domestic abuse and sexual violence.

You will work alongside our team of Advocate Educators in Devon and provide support to them, health professionals and advocacy for female patients affected by DVA and SVA.  More information about IRIS and its work can be found at https://irisi.org/

You should have proven experience and qualifications in support work with knowledge of domestic abuse issues and a good understanding of sexual violence. You should have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Closing Date: 12 noon Thursday 11th June 2020

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Devon service for two Behaviour Change IDVAs, working with individuals who are perpetrating abuse.

This role is part of the commissioned Devon domestic abuse support service, which provides a whole family approach to preventing domestic abuse and has an anticipated start date of September / October 2020 depending on Government restrictions to COVID-19.

The post holder will work as part of a multi-agency team, working closely with IDVAs and the Children’s Team, but will be based within the Police led Domestic Abuse Integrated Offender Management team, to ensure that clients who use abusive behaviour are supported through every stage of the process of change.

You should have proven experience and qualifications in support work with knowledge of domestic abuse issues, preferably with experience of working with domestic abuse perpetrators and also have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

When applying clearly state which position you are interested in. Applicants can ask to be considered for both posts.

Closing Date: 12 noon Wednesday 1st July 2020

We are looking for a full time Helpdesk worker based in our Exeter office. You will be part of an experienced team providing high quality advice, guidance and support to victims of domestic violence enabling them to live safely.

You should have proven experience and qualifications in support work with knowledge of domestic violence issues and also have previous IT administration experience, excellent written and verbal communications skills, attention to detail and accuracy in areas of spelling, grammar and punctuation.

Closing Date: Monday 8th June 2020

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Phoenix Project, based in Trowbridge. The Phoenix Project offers integrated Domestic Abuse support across Wiltshire and Sexual Violence support across Wiltshire and Swindon.

We are now looking to recruit a full time Domestic Abuse Family Support Worker. The successful applicant will be part of an established and experienced team providing high quality advice, guidance and support to domestic abuse victims and their families.

Key elements of the role include:

  • To provide a high quality, whole family approach to support adult victims and their families who are experiencing domestic abuse
  • Support and enable service users to increase their safety and make positive choices for the future
  • Undertaking risk assessments and implementing robust safety management plans
  • Give practical and emotional support to families who are experiencing domestic abuse in the community

The ideal candidate will have proven experience of working within the field of domestic abuse, an understanding of risk assessment and safeguarding and exceptional communication skills. Experience and understanding of: providing telephone support, working with both adults and children and multi-agency working is an advantage. Travel across Wiltshire is an essential part of this role therefore a full clean driving licence, access to a vehicle and business insurance are requirements for the role.

We also have a second post coming available soon for Maternity cover for one year.

Closing Date: Monday 8th June 2020

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Splitz Support Service is a charity whose expertise in providing support to children, families and adults has been recognised locally for almost 30 years as a quality service. We want to strengthen our Board of Trustees by recruiting new trustees who can bring business and other skills and have an interest in supporting our work in the voluntary sector and in enabling people to reach and sustain independence.

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