We are looking for a Combined Independent Domestic Violence Advisor for 37 hours a week based at our Exeter office with opportunities to work from home.  The role will cover Exeter, East and Mid Devon.

You will be part of an experienced team providing high quality advice, guidance and support to victims of domestic violence and/or abuse enabling them to live safely.

Closing Date: Noon Friday 10th December 2021 

You will be expected to provide a timely pro-active service to male and female victims of domestic violence and abuse, who have been assessed as being at high and medium risk of domestic abuse; working within a multi-agency setting to ensure risk is reduced.

Essential Criteria for the role:

  • Experience of working with victims of domestic abuse or other vulnerable people in a challenging environment
  • Knowledge of child protection and safeguarding
  • An understanding of confidentiality principles
  • Understanding of domestic violence issues and its impact on all those involved
  • Proven experience in support work
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Please refer to the Person Specification for full list of skills required for the role.

Reference: DEV/21/11

Salary: £21,811 - £23,377 per year

Hours: 37 hours per week

Tenure: 12 Month Maternity Cover 

Closing date: Noon Friday 10th December 

Interviews: Tuesday 14th December 

Job Description

Job Description and Person Specification


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.


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