Advance delivers nationally accredited, quality marked domestic abuse services in Hammersmith & Fulham, Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea and Brent. We work within a coordinated partnership response to domestic violence to provide independent domestic violence advocacy and support for women, children and young people, and pan London women’s community services for women who are involved in the criminal justice system, in anti-social behaviour or are at risk of breaking the law. Our values are to listen and support, to empower and respect, to collaborate, innovate and be accountable. We have expanded our services significantly over the past 2 years, to over 75 staff, reaching over 3000 women and their children.


Female* Social Care IDVA Worker   


Salary: Starting from £26,000 – 28,000 with experience per annum inc London Weighting

Working hours: 35 hours a week

Pension: Workplace Pension

Work Location:The role is based in Hammersmith and Fulham


The Social Care IDVA is part of an exciting established project that includes directly supporting survivors and training Social Workers.  You will work within a dynamic, fast paced service to provide crisis intervention, advocacy and support that empowers women and ensures that the voice of survivors informs every stage of their journey. You will be collocated in social care where you will also train and upskill social workers to improve their response to survivors. You will work within Advance’s supportive IDVA team to directly work with survivors based on their individual needs and risk to know their options and make plans for their improved safety.

 This post is open to *female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

Advance is committed to equality and diversity and strongly encourages applications from women with disabilities, from BME backgrounds and the LBT community, and with personal experience of the criminal justice system.

Benefits include 30 days holidays per year, a workplace pension and childcare vouchers


Please click here to read the Social Care iDVA Job Advert January 2019

Please click here to read the Letter to applicants Jan 2019

Please click here to read the Social Care IDVA Job Description and Person Specification January 2019

Please click here for the job application form


Closing date:     23rd January 2019                              Interview date: W/C  28th January 2019


To apply: Download the application form and Job Description from our website at


Completed applications should be emailed to or posted marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to Advance, BSU Recruitment, PO Box 74643, London W6 6JU.

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