Splitz Support Service deliver the Phoenix Project which includes Domestic Abuse support across Wiltshire and Sexual Abuse and Violence support across Swindon and Wiltshire.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and energetic Independent Domestic Violence Advisor to join our busy and passionate team. The role will support victims/survivors of domestic abuse aged 16 plus across Wiltshire.

You will provide direct support and advocacy for victim/survivors of domestic abuse – assessed as being at high risk of further violence or abuse. This work will promote the empowerment of your clients to regain control over their lives. You will be required to work with key agencies and partners to reduce risk and improve safety for the clients that you support.

You will facilitate for the clients voice to be heard and to keep their best interests at the centre of all proceedings.

You will need a full driving licence, business insurance and access to a car.

Closing Date: Monday 2nd December 2019

As part of our exciting service, The Phoenix Project, which offers integrated Domestic Abuse support across Wiltshire and Sexual Violence support across Wiltshire and Swindon, we are looking for a Lead Family Support Worker for 37 hours a week who will be co-located between our Trowbridge office and the MASH team in Trowbridge. You will be part of an experienced team providing high quality advice, guidance and support to families (both adult victims and their children).

You will be expected to provide support and guidance to a small team of Domestic Abuse Family Support Workers who deliver a peripatetic high quality, whole family approach, to support adult victims and their families who are experiencing domestic abuse, enabling them to increase their safety and make positive choices. This role will also be co-located within the MASH team in Trowbridge and the post holder will be an important link between Splitz, Children's Social Care Support and Safeguarding Teams and MASH.

There may be some requirement to hold a small case load. You will receive training and line management with a comprehensive induction.

You should have some proven experience of supervising staff, support work with knowledge of domestic abuse issues and also have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

You will also need a full driving licence, business insurance and access to a car.

Closing Date: Thursday 21st November 2019

As part of our exciting service, The Phoenix Project, which offers integrated Domestic Abuse support across Wiltshire and Sexual Violence support across Wiltshire and Swindon, we are looking for a full-time Independent Sexual Violence Adviser (ISVA) Project Lead to work in our advocacy team, providing support to survivors who are thinking about reporting to the police, or have reported.

The person we are looking for should have experience of working in the VAWG or Criminal Justice Sector. Ideally you would be a qualified ISVA, but training and line management will be provided. You will manage a team of 5 ISVA’s and hold a case load based on your experience. You will work with adult and child victims of recent and non-recent Sexual Violence and Abuse.

Your role will be to provide survivors with a mix of emotional, practical and factual support so they are able to make informed decisions that are right for them, alongside leading the ISVA team whilst working with the Phoenix Project Manager. In addition to this you will work with criminal justice agencies to advocate for your clients’ needs, as well as signposting clients to appropriate agencies for their individual needs.

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

You will also need a full driving licence, business insurance and access to a car.

Shortlisting Date: Thursday 21st November 2019

Volunteer Telephone Advisors - Phoenix Project

Volunteer Telephone Advisors are being sought by Splitz Support Service to help support clients with various issues they face around domestic abuse. No previous experience or qualifications are required. Full training and ongoing support will be provided. The role will be based at the Splitz head office in Trowbridge. All volunteers will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Volunteers will be expected to commit to a minimum of 4 hours a week – days and times to be mutually agreed.

For more information, please contact Sam Cooper, Service Delivery Coordinator on 01225 777 724.

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.

As well as paid roles we have a range of volunteering opportunities on offer.

Applications

To apply, please complete an application form demonstrating how your skills, knowledge and experience make you a suitable candidate for the role. Application packs are available from our website www.splitz.org or by contacting Admin on 01225 777724 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applications via application form only, please note we do not accept CVs. You can download here the necessary documents to complete your application.

Vetting

You may be required to undergo a DBS check and a police check. In addition, we will investigate your suitability for the role by researching online and in social networking environments.

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