Advance’s Domestic Abuse Team delivers nationally accredited, quality marked services in Hammersmith & Fulham, Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea. We work within a coordinated partnership response to domestic violence to provide independent domestic violence advocacy and support for women, children and young people. Advance’s Minerva service works with women involved in the Criminal Justice System offering safe, targeted support and advocacy to women to help them address their complex needs in relation to the 9 pathways to offending.


Female* Domestic Violence and Abuse Worker 

Contract: One year fixed term contract

Salary: £22,000 – 24,000 per annum inc. London Weighting

Working hours: 35 hours per week according to contract terms Work

Location:  Based at Advance office in Hammersmith


The Domestic Violence and Abuse Worker will work within a dynamic, fast paced, crisis intervention, advocacy and support service to ensure the voice of survivors informs every stage of the process specialising in working with clients at high risk. They will work within the team to make proactive contact and provide high quality advocacy and support based upon a client led needs and risk assessment to women from aged 16. They hold a caseload of standard and medium risk clients as well as clients going through the criminal justice system. They will advise women on criminal justice and civil remedies and related matters, support women to attend court where necessary, and coordinate the provision of multi-agency support. . The post holder will work across the three boroughs under the guidance of the Team Manager.


Advance is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and is open to women only (*Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).


Benefits include 30 days holiday per annum and a workplace pension.


Closing date: 25th February 2019                                                       Interview date: Week commencing 25th February 2019


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Advance (BSU Recruitment)

150-152 King Street , Hammersmith , W6 0QU


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