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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

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

Reference: DEV/20/04

Salary: £21,171 - £22,453 pro rata

Hours: 35 hrs per week

Tenure: Fixed term until 31st March 2021

Closing date: 12 noon Thursday 11th June 2020

Interviews: Wednesday 17th June 2020

Job Description & Personal Specification

Job Description & Personal Specification


The post holder must be female (This is compliant with Paragraph 1 Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 relating to Occupational Requirements).

Applications via application form only, please note we do not accept CVs. If you feel you have relevant skills and experience, you can download here the necessary documents to complete your application. Alternatively, please telephone 01225 777724 to request an application pack or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


You will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

You will also undergo a police check.

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