INDIGO Domestic Abuse Support Worker
Here at WAIS, what we do is really important. We save lives. In the UK 1 in 3 women will experience domestic abuse in their lifetime and in Nottingham we’re here to support those women and children experiencing or escaping it.
We’re the sixth largest accredited domestic abuse charity in England. We’ve been around for almost 40 years and in that time we’ve built up a real depth of knowledge. We currently have 85 employees and an annual turnover in the region of £2m.
WAIS is an ambitious and resourceful charity, passionate about helping women and their children move forward to live their lives free from abuse. In a year, we answer around 10,000 calls on our helpline, support over 6,000 women and 260 children.
As a member of the Indigo Team, you’ll work closely with other team members and a Team Leader to provide a high quality independent support service to women living in South Nottinghamshire who have or are experiencing domestic violence. You will be required to provide short, medium and longer term interventions and which enable women and their children to be safer, achieve better health and wellbeing and longer term autonomy and resilience. You will be working in partnership with the Police, Children’s Social Care and other agencies to ensure holistic and joined up service delivery.
It is an occupational requirement that applications are open to women only, as permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1, of the Equality Act 2010.
WAIS is committed to equality and diversity and encourages applicants from BME, lesbian or bisexual backgrounds.
In our annual staff survey, 95% of our employees would recommend WAIS as an employer, 98% stated that they feel proud to work for WAIS while 100% consider that WAIS is an inclusive organisation that values diversity.
Download our application pack here
Unfortunately we can’t accept CVs.
Closing date: 9am 19th February 2019
Interviews: 28th February 2019
This vacancy is closed to applications.