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Medium Risk Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVA) Keyworker

Tameside
£22,720 per annum
Group
Job Ref: JHG-300
Closing Date: 10th December 2021

Jigsaw Homes Group is one of the largest housing groups in England with more than 33,000 homes across the North West and East Midlands, employing over 1400 employees.  Our main social purpose is to provide quality homes as solid foundations for people to thrive for the rest of their lives.

The successful applicant will work as part of a busy and dynamic team dealing with the medium risk cases being referred in to Tameside’s MARAC, providing an outreach support service, covering advocacy, safety planning and risk assessments.

To provide a high quality, front line service to victims of domestic abuse assessed as being at medium level of risk. The role requires effective team working with immediate colleagues and effective relationship building and utilisation of a multi-agency framework. You will need to be able to provide advocacy, emotional and practical support along with information to clients including legal options, housing, finance and substance misuse interventions. You will need to be able to effectively manage a case load, ensuring each client receives the appropriate level of support relevant to the individuals needs.

Working 35 flexible hours per week between 7.00am & 7.00pm, Monday to Friday

In return Jigsaw Homes Group offer 27 working days holiday per annum (rising with extended service), occupational sick pay, flexible working, on-site gyms, access to the Social Housing Pension Scheme, Simply Health membership, enhanced maternity/paternity leave and  training/development opportunities.

To apply for this role, please visit our website at www.jigsawhomes.org.uk/careers where you can apply online. Please note we do not accept cv’s.