Jobs at SDAS

Are you interested in working with victims and survivors of domestic abuse? We want to attract and recruit people who share our values and our commitment to deliver quality services to victims and survivors of domestic abuse.

Southern Domestic Abuse Service is a leading provider of domestic abuse services in South East Hampshire. 

 

Trustee (*Female) Financial Specialist

Join our Board as Trustee (*Female) Financial Specialist

We are looking to strengthen the Board of our established charity and we wish to appoint an exceptional individual with experience of financial management to join our strong and dedicated Board of Trustees.

Our Board supplies the strategic leadership and scrutiny that ensures that SDAS remains an innovative and unique provider of services which help to change people’s lives. In a period of huge change and pressure, we want a diverse board that can help pilot us into a future which fulfils our values and supports those who need our services.

Will you give your experience and passion to assist us in moving into this future? We welcome all women to our Board and would value your experience which may include Finance, Financial Planning, Fundraising, Financial Audit, Business Development and/or Income generation.

We particularly welcome applicants from BAME communities that are currently under-represented in our organisation.  The appointment will be based on merit alone.

Must be able to attend monthly meetings (normally Mondays 5.30-7.30pm) in Havant.  Must be able to attend quarterly financial meetings (normally Mondays 2.00-4.00pm) in Havant.

We are ambitious for our future, seeking to deliver the best possible services and empower all our clients to live lives free from domestic abuse.


Download an Application Pack here: 

Covering Letter
Application Form
SDAS Trustee & Governance Policy
Application Pack for Trustees
Essential Trustee Charity Commission
SDAS Signed Accounts 2016
Declaration by Trustees
Appointment of Director Form
Equal Opportunities Form

Please return your completed application to info@southerndas.org 


Please contact Claire Lambon, Chief Executive on 02392 008329 for more information.

An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role.

*This post is exempt under schedule 9 (1) of the Equality Act 2010

Referral Administrator SDAS44

Referral Administrator – Post SDAS44

29.5 hours per week

Salary £18,000pa (£14,351.35 actual)

Location: Havant.

To provide a high quality support service to Southern Domestic Abuse Service.   This role will primarily support community based services with a particular emphasis on the IDVA (Independent Domestic Violence Advisor) Service. This will include taking referrals, contacting clients and identifying risk and uploading information to our secure case management system.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise work on a daily basis
  • Exceptional communication skills, including with individuals in distress and professionals
  • Capacity to absorb a wide range of information quickly and effectively
  •  First rate administrative and IT skills
  • The aptitude to work as part of a team and on one’s own initiative
  • Willingness to work flexibly and some unsocial hours

Please email info@southerndas.org for an application form, job description and person specification. Or telephone 02392 008329. Please specify the post name and number.

Closing date: Wednesday 24th January 12.00pm. Please note we will recruit the first suitable applicants, so apply early as we may close ahead of this date.

Interviews: Monday 29th January.

An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role

 

 


Download an Application Pack here: 

Referral Administrator Job Description and Personal Skills

SDAS Application for Employment

Service Manager Portsmouth (Female) SDAS45

Service Manager Portsmouth (Female)* SDAS45
*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.

Salary: £28,000 (subject to salary review, April 2018)
Contract: Full time, permanent

Workers should be “violence free in their own lives.” Applicants are asked not to put themselves forward for selection if this is not the case.

The Service Manager Portsmouth will lead, manage and develop all aspects of SDAS’s new Portsmouth services. We are seeking a dynamic, proactive individual to lead a team of dedicated refuge and outreach workers, ensuring that women, children, young people and men receive a high quality service that increases their safety and supports them holistically to move on and live their lives free from domestic abuse.

The successful candidate must have experience of:

• Line managing staff
• Ensuring contractual targets and outcomes are met
• Completing monitoring reports
• Working in the domestic abuse/supported housing/social care/related sector

In return we offer a generous annual leave entitlement rising with length of service, comprehensive training and development programme, pension scheme, employee assistance programme and childcare voucher scheme. We can offer you a varied, interesting role in our busy and dynamic charity

Please visit www.southerndas.org/about-us/jobs for an application form, job description and person specification. We particularly welcome applicants from BAMER communities that are currently under-represented in our organisation. Appointment will be on merit alone. If you would like an informal discussion about this role, please call Jo Eamey on 023 9200 8329.

Closing date: 9am, 26th January 2018 Interviews: 1st February 2018

We will recruit the first suitable applicants, so apply early as we may close earlier.
An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role


Download an Application Pack here:

SDAS Application Form

Job Description and Person Specification for Service Manager Portsmouth

Adult Outreach Worker

Outreach Project Worker – Post SDAS46

37 hours per week

Salary £21,016

Location: SDAS’s Outreach Service currently covers East Hampshire, Fareham, Gosport

Havant and Portsmouth.

The post-holder may be based at more than one site.

This is an exciting vacancy within the SDAS Outreach Service working with adults. You will provide community outreach services – this will include group work and one-to-one tailor made sessions concentrating on practical solutions, support, advocacy and resettlement with victims and survivors of domestic abuse. SDAS are looking for a committed, caring and enthusiastic individual to join the Outreach Team.

The successful candidate must have experience of:

  • Working with victims of domestic abuse.
  • Carrying their own case load.
  • Attending case management meetings and other external meetings.
  • Crisis management and will demonstrate appropriate skills including the ability to deal with stressful and difficult situations.
  • A commitment to tackling domestic abuse
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability and willingness to work flexibly, independently and as part of a team
  • Experience of multi-agency working
  • A clean driving licence & use of a car for work.
  • An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role.

In return we offer a generous annual leave entitlement rising with length of service, comprehensive training and development programme, pension scheme, employee assistance programme and childcare voucher scheme. We can offer you a varied, interesting role in our busy and dynamic charity

We particularly welcome applicants from BAMER communities that are currently under-represented in our organisation. Appointment will be on merit alone.

Closing date: 9am, 2nd February 2018 Interviews: 9th February 2018

We will recruit the first suitable applicants, so apply early as we may close earlier.
An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role


Download an Application Pack here:

JD and Person Spec Outreach Project Worker

Application for Employment

 

Outreach Project Worker Children & Young People

Outreach Project Worker Children & Young People – Post SDAS47

37 hours per week

Salary £21,016

Location: SDAS’s Outreach Service currently covers East Hampshire, Fareham, Gosport

Havant and Portsmouth.

The post-holder may be based at more than one site.

You will provide community outreach services – this will include group work, workshops and one-to-one tailor made sessions concentrating on practical solutions, support, advocacy and resettlement with children and young people.

If you have:

  • experience of working with Children/Young People
  • experience of working with vulnerable adults
  • a fun and creative nature
  • a commitment to tackling domestic abuse
  • excellent communication skills
  • the ability and willingness to work flexibly
  • experience of multi-agency working
  • a clean driving licence
  • use of a car for work.

In return we offer a generous annual leave entitlement rising with length of service, comprehensive training and development programme, pension scheme, employee assistance programme and childcare voucher scheme. We can offer you a varied, interesting role in our busy and dynamic charity

We particularly welcome applicants from BAMER communities that are currently under-represented in our organisation. Appointment will be on merit alone.

Closing date: 9am, 2nd February 2018 Interviews: 9th February 2018

We will recruit the first suitable applicants, so apply early as we may close earlier.
An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role


Download an Application Pack here:

Job Description and Person Spec Children and YP Outreach Worker

Application for Employment

Playworker Female* Portsmouth

Playworker Female* Portsmouth – Post SDAS52

10 hours per week            Hourly rate: £7.83

You will provide play sessions to pre-school and school age children who have experienced domestic abuse, including both structured and free play.

The successful candidate must have:

  • experience of working with Children/Young People
  • a fun and creative nature
  • a commitment to tackling domestic abuse
  • excellent communication skills
  • the ability and willingness to work flexibly

This job is based within Portsmouth, but will be based at more than one site within the city.  The Portsmouth service is staffed 9am – 9pm Mondays to Fridays and 10am – 6pm Saturdays and Sundays.  Staff work evenings and weekends on a rota basis, and provide an ‘on call’ service to deal with emergencies out of service hours.

Closing date: 15th February 2018, 9am                               Interviews: 22nd, 23rd and 26th February

We will recruit the first suitable applicants, so apply early as we may close earlier.

An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role.

*This post is exempt under schedule 9 (1) of the Equality Act 2010


Download an Application Pack here:

Job Description Playworker (Female)

Application Pack

Support Worker (Children and Young People Specialist) Female* Portsmouth

Support Worker (Children and Young People Specialist) Female* Portsmouth – Post SDAS50

37.5 hours per week

Salary: £21,016

You will provide community outreach services, including group work, workshops and one-to-one tailor made sessions concentrating on practical solutions, support, advocacy and resettlement with children and young people.

The successful candidate must have:

  • experience of working with Children/Young People
  • a fun and creative nature
  • a commitment to tackling domestic abuse
  • excellent communication skills
  • the ability and willingness to work flexibly
  • experience of multi-agency working
  • a clean driving licence
  • use of a car for work.

 

This job is based within Portsmouth, but will be based at more than one site within the city.  The Portsmouth service is staffed 9am – 9pm Mondays to Fridays and 10am – 6pm Saturdays and Sundays.  Staff work evenings and weekends on a rota basis, and provide an ‘on call’ service to deal with emergencies out of service hours.

 

Closing date: 15th February 2018, 9am                   Interviews: 22nd, 23rd and 26th February

We will recruit the first suitable applicants, so apply early as we may close earlier.

An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role.

*This post is exempt under schedule 9 (1) of the Equality Act 2010

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Download an Application Pack here:

JD and Person Spec Support Worker CYP Specialist FT

Application Pack

Support Worker (Children and Young People Specialist) Female* Portsmouth

Support Worker (Children and Young People Specialist) Female* Portsmouth – Post SDAS51

22.5 hours per week

Salary: £21,016 pro rata (£12,609.60 actual)

You will provide community outreach services, including group work, workshops and one-to-one tailor made sessions concentrating on practical solutions, support, advocacy and resettlement with children and young people.

The successful candidate must have:

  • experience of working with Children/Young People
  • a fun and creative nature
  • a commitment to tackling domestic abuse
  • excellent communication skills
  • the ability and willingness to work flexibly
  • experience of multi-agency working
  • a clean driving licence
  • use of a car for work.

This job is based within Portsmouth, but will be based at more than one site within the city.  The Portsmouth service is staffed 9am – 9pm Mondays to Fridays and 10am – 6pm Saturdays and Sundays.  Staff work evenings and weekends on a rota basis, and provide an ‘on call’ service to deal with emergencies out of service hours.

 

Closing date: 15th February 2018, 9am                   Interviews: 22nd, 23rd and 26th February

We will recruit the first suitable applicants, so apply early as we may close earlier.

An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role.

*This post is exempt under schedule 9 (1) of the Equality Act 2010

________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Download an Application Pack here:

JD an Person Spec Support Worker CYP Specialist PT

Application Pack

Support Worker (Outreach Specialist) Female* Portsmouth

Support Worker (Outreach Specialist) Female* Portsmouth – Post SDAS49

37.5 hours per week   (two posts available)

Salary £21,016

You role is to provide community outreach services, including group work and one-to-one tailor made sessions concentrating on practical solutions, support, advocacy and resettlement with victims and survivors of domestic abuse.

The successful candidate must have experience of:

  • Working with victims of domestic abuse.
  • Carrying their own case load.
  • Attending case management meetings and other external meetings.
  • Crisis management and will demonstrate appropriate skills including the ability to deal with stressful and difficult situations.
  • A commitment to tackling domestic abuse
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability and willingness to work flexibly, independently and as part of a team
  • Experience of multi-agency working
  • A clean driving licence & use of a car for work.

This job is based within Portsmouth, but will be based at more than one site within the city.  The Portsmouth service is staffed 9am – 9pm Mondays to Fridays and 10am – 6pm Saturdays and Sundays.  Staff work evenings and weekends on a rota basis, and provide an ‘on call’ service to deal with emergencies out of service hours.

 

Closing date: 15th February 2018, 9am                   Interviews: 22nd, 23rd and 26th February

We will recruit the first suitable applicants, so apply early as we may close earlier.

An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for these roles.

*This post is exempt under schedule 9 (1) of the Equality Act 2010

________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Download an Application Pack here:

JD and Person Spec Support Worker Outreach Specialist

Application Pack

Senior Support Worker Female* Portsmouth

Senior Support Worker Female* Portsmouth – Post SDAS48

37.5 hours per week

Salary: £23,000

Your role is to provide support, advice and assistance to women, children, young people and men affected by domestic abuse, line managing refuge specialist staff and be responsible for the day to day management and operation of Portsmouth refuges.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Experience working with victims and survivors of domestic abuse
  • Ability to lead a team to deliver high quality services
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • A commitment to tackling domestic abuse
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability and willingness to work flexibly, independently and as part of a team
  • Experience of multi-agency working
  • A clean driving licence & use of a car for work.

This job is based within Portsmouth, but will be based at more than one site within the city.  The Portsmouth service is staffed 9am – 9pm Mondays to Fridays and 10am – 6pm Saturdays and Sundays.  Staff work evenings and weekends on a rota basis, and provide an ‘on call’ service to deal with emergencies out of service hours.

 

Closing date: 15th February 2018, 9am                   Interviews: 22nd, 23rd and 26th February

We will recruit the first suitable applicants, so apply early as we may close earlier.

An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role.

*This post is exempt under schedule 9 (1) of the Equality Act 2010

________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Download an Application Pack here:

JD and PS Portsmouth Senior Support Worker

Application Pack

Testimonials

  • "I have found the support from Southern Domestic Abuse Service life saving for me. Without the support I couldn't imagine how my family and I could have moved on with our lives. I am eternally grateful for all your support both emotionally and advisory. I have gained so much more self worth from your help. Thank you from the bottom of my heart." Sandra

  • "I have found the support from Southern Domestic Abuse Service life saving for me. Without the support I couldn't imagine how my family and I could have moved on with our lives. I am eternally grateful for all your support both emotionally and advisory. I have gained so much more self worth from your help. Thank you from the bottom of my heart." Kerrie

  • "From the circumstances I left behind, I have felt safe living in this house. I have had good times and bad, but I am really grateful for all of your help, you have provided me with. Thank you." Ruth

  • "Thank you SDAS for teaching me how to play the game. I am back in control of my life and my self esteem." Donna