Jobs at Stop Domestic Abuse

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

Stop Domestic Abuse is an innovative and unique provider of all services to those affected by domestic abuse. 

We don’t just protect and work with victims, we help perpetrators, the police and many other organisations.

Service Manager (Female)*- Western Hampshire - STOPDA26

Service Manager (Female)* – Western Hampshire – Post STOPDA26

Hours: 37 hours per week

Salary:  £28,000 – £32,160

Closing Date: 23rd April 2019

Location: Office bases in Eastleigh and Basingstoke with regular travel across Basingstoke, Eastleigh, Winchester, Test Valley, The New Forest and to our Head Office in Havant.

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.

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to lead and shape domestic abuse services?

Are you an experienced manager able to motivate a team delivering high quality support?

Due to being awarded a new contract, Stop Domestic Abuse is recruiting a female* Service Manager for Western Hampshire.

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 download an application pack by clicking on the links below.

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

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 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.

Job Description and Person Spec

Application Form

Trustee - Treasurer (Voluntary Role)

We are looking for a new Treasurer

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 Stop Domestic Abuse remains an innovative and unique provider of services which help to change people’s lives. 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 onto our Board and would value your experience which may include Finance, Financial Planning, Fundraising, Financial Audit, Business Development and/or Income generation.

You must be able to attend monthly meetings (normally Mondays 5.30-7.30pm) and quarterly financial meetings (normally Mondays 4.00-5.30pm). All meetings are currently held 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.

Please contact Jo Eamey, Business Support and Development Manager 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

Please download an application pack by clicking on each of the links below:

Trustee – Covering Letter

Application for Trustee

Becoming a Trustee

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Treasurer Roles and Responsibilities

Trustee and Governance Policy

Refuge Project Worker - STOPDA28

Refuge Project Worker* – Post STOPDA28

*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.

37 hours per week

Salary: £21,121

Locations: Basingstoke, Eastleigh,  Rushmoor and Winchester

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.

  • To provide support, advice and assistance to women and their children who have experienced domestic violence and abuse and are staying in the refuge.
  • The post-holder will work to empower and support women and children to make positive choices.
  • To establish resettlement services to support women and children to move on from refuge accommodation.
  • The post-holder work as part of the refuge team, with clients who live in the refuge after being referred via the Front Door Service.

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 download an application pack by clicking on the links below.  Please ensure you specify which area(s) you are interested in.

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

 Closing date: 29th April 2019, 9am                               

Interviews: May TBC

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.

Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form 2018

Outreach Project Worker East - STOPDA29

Outreach Project Worker East – Post STOPDA29

37 hours per week, Part-Time will be considered

Salary: £21,121 (Part-Time will be pro-rota)

Locations: Rushmoor, Havant, Fareham, Gosport and East Hants

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.

 

  • To provide support, advice and assistance to women, men and their families who have experienced domestic abuse or are at risk of domestic abuse.
  • To provide resettlement services when women and their children moving on from refuge accommodation and to provide outreach services to victims and survivors of domestic abuse in the wider community.
  • The work will focus on preventing domestic abuse by providing support and facilitating safe space for victims and survivors of domestic abuse and peer support networks in the community and supporting women and men to keep safe in and maintain their current or new accommodation.
  • The post-holder work as part of the refuge team, but their work will be community based, with families who have moved out of the refuge, women and men who make contact via Stop Domestic Abuse’s Front Door Service or are referred from other agencies.
  • The post-holder will work to empower and support all victims and survivors of domestic abuse to make positive choices.
  • To participate in Stop Domestic Abuse’s Front Door Service providing initial advice/information/guidance to victims/perpetrators/professionals/family members.

 

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 download an application pack by clicking on the links below. *Please specify clearly on your application which area(s) you are interested in.

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

 

Closing date: 25th April 2019, 9am                                Interviews: May TBC

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.

Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form 2018

IDVA West STOPDA30

Due to expansion of our organisation we have an exciting new opportunity!

IDVA – Post STOPDA30

37 hours per week

Salary:£24,723 (qualified) or £22,450 (unqualified)

Stop Domestic Abuse currently covers the whole of Hampshire, including Portsmouth.

Our Head Office is based in Havant. These posts are currently based in the West of Hampshire.  One post is based in Basingstoke and the other Eastleigh and Winchester.*

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

This is an exciting role within the SDAS IDVA Service.

SDAS are looking for a committed, enthusiastic individual who holds a Safer Lives IDVA or WAFE DAPA training certificate or is prepared to complete the training within 12 months. An excellent understanding of domestic abuse and gender based violence issues is essential including the impact on victims and their children and the legal and practical remedies available to these clients.

The successful candidate must have experience of:

  • Working with victims of domestic abuse or other vulnerable people.
  • Carrying own caseload.
  • The MARAC process
  • 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.
  • Advocating for vulnerable people

Please download an application pack by clicking on the links below. * Please specify which area you are interested in. We particularly welcome applicants from BAMER communities that are currently under-represented in our organisation. Appointment will be on merit alone.

Closing date: 9am, Thursday 25th April 2019

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.

 IDVA West Job Description

Application For Employment

 

Target Hardening Worker - STOPDA35

Target Hardening Worker – STOPDA35

37 hours per week

Salary: £21,121

Location: Fareham, Gosport, Havant and Surrounding Areas

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.

  • To provide support, advice and assistance to women, men and their families who have experienced domestic abuse or are at risk of domestic abuse.
  • The post-holder will coordinate providing enhanced security at client’s homes across Fareham, Gosport, Havant and Surrounding Areas through “target hardening” of the property and the provision of safety equipment.
  • The work will focus on preventing domestic abuse by providing support and facilitating safe space for victims and survivors of domestic abuse and peer support networks in the community and supporting women and men to keep safe in and maintain their current or new accommodation.
  • The post-holder will be community based, with families who have moved out of the refuge, women and men who make contact via Stop Domestic Abuse’s “Front Door Service” or are referred from other agencies.
  • The post-holder will work to empower and support all victims and survivors of domestic abuse to make positive choices.
  • To participate in Stop Domestic Abuse’s “Front Door Service” providing initial advice/information/guidance to victims/perpetrators/professionals/family members.

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 click on links below to download application pack . We particularly welcome applicants from BAMER communities that are currently under-represented in our organisation. Appointment will be on merit alone.

Closing date: 29th April 2019, 9am                   Interviews: May TBC

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.

 

Job Description and Person Specification

Application for Employment

Outreach Project Worker* (Female) West - STOPDA29

Outreach Project Worker* West – Post STOPDA29

*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.

37 hours per week

Salary: £21,121

Locations: Basingstoke, Winchester and Eastleigh

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.

 

  • To provide support, advice and assistance to women, men and their families who have experienced domestic abuse or are at risk of domestic abuse.
  • To provide resettlement services when women and their children moving on from refuge accommodation and to provide outreach services to victims and survivors of domestic abuse in the wider community.
  • The work will focus on preventing domestic abuse by providing support and facilitating safe space for victims and survivors of domestic abuse and peer support networks in the community and supporting women and men to keep safe in and maintain their current or new accommodation.
  • The post-holder work as part of the refuge team, but their work will be community based, with families who have moved out of the refuge, women and men who make contact via Stop Domestic Abuse’s Front Door Service or are referred from other agencies.
  • The post-holder will work to empower and support all victims and survivors of domestic abuse to make positive choices.
  • To participate in Stop Domestic Abuse’s Front Door Service providing initial advice/information/guidance to victims/perpetrators/professionals/family members.

 

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 download an application pack by clicking on the links below. *Please specify clearly on your application which area(s) you are interested in.

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

 

Closing date: 25th April 2019, 9am                                Interviews: May TBC

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.

Job Description/Person Specification Outreach Worker (Female) West

Application for Employment

Support Worker - STOPDA38

Support Worker – STOPDA38

37 hours

Salary: £18,000

Location: Havant

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.

  • Take referrals and contact clients, conducting Risk Assessments and a holistic needs assessment, uploading information to our secure case management system and identifying the most suitable service for each individual.
  • To use assertive engagement techniques and address concerns of people referred to maximise take up of the support services.
  • To contact individuals referred to the HRDA (High Risk Domestic Abuse) meetings to explain the process, gather information and ascertain what the individual wants shared within the meeting. To also contact them following the meeting to feed back the outcomes.
  • To allocate clients to IDVA+, IDVA and Outreach services as appropriate, based on needs and risk.
  • To provide immediate safety advice when necessary

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 download an application pack by clicking on links below and email to info@stopdomesticabuse.uk. We particularly welcome applicants from BAMER communities that are currently under-represented in our organisation. Appointment will be on merit alone.

Job Description and Person Specification Support Worker

Application for Employment

 

Closing date: 2nd May 2019, 9am                                   Interview date: TBC

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.

Female* Children and Young People's Worker East - STOPDA37

Female* Children and Young People’s Worker – STOPDA37

*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.

37 hours per week

Salary: £21,121

Location: Rushmoor and Hart

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.

  • To provide support, advice and assistance to children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse living in the community and in refuge.
  • The work will focus on preventing domestic abuse and breaking the cycle of abuse by providing support for children and young people in the refuge and in the community and supporting children and young people to keep safe.
  • Work to empower and support children/young people to make positive choices.
  • To provide holistic one to one support including exploring healthy relationships, expressing emotions, safety, wellbeing, education and family relationships.
  • To provide parenting support to women living in the refuge and Stop Domestic Abuse clients/parents of clients living in the community.
  • Providing group work for adults, families, children and young people.
  • To work in partnership with voluntary and statutory sector organisations and the community; attend meetings and events including in the evenings and at weekends.
  • Sign-posting parents to services available to support them.
  • Welcoming women and their children into the refuge and providing them with support to meet their practical and emotional needs

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 download an application pack by clicking on the links below.  Please email your completed application to info@stopdomesticabuse.uk.  We particularly welcome applicants from BAMER communities that are currently under-represented in our organisation. Appointment will be on merit alone.

Closing date: 2nd May 2019, 9am                                  Interviews: May TBC

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.

Application for Employment

Job Description and Person Specification CYP Worker East

Deputy Service Manager* (Female) – STOPDA39

Deputy Service Manager* (Female) – STOPDA39

*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.

37 hours per week

Salary: £25,000 – £28,140

Location: West Hampshire

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.

  • To manage, develop and co-ordinate all aspects of Stop Domestic Abuse’s Outreach and IDVA Service for adults, children and young people.
  • To participate in the management of staff delivering accommodation and community based services with particular responsibility for community-based services including workshops, group work and one-to-one support to adults and children in community settings.
  • To empower and support women, children, young people and men to make positive choices.
  • To work to break the cycle of abuse

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 click on links below to download application pack.  Please email your completed application to info@stopdomesticabuse.uk. We particularly welcome applicants from BAMER communities that are currently under-represented in our organisation. Appointment will be on merit alone.

Closing date: 29th April 2019, 9am                                Interview: May TBC

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.

Job Description/Person Specification Deputy Service Manager

Application for Employment

 

 

Children and Young People (Female)* Outreach Worker Part Time - STOPDA40

Female* Outreach Project Worker (Children and Young People) Part Time position – STOPDA40

*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.

22 hours per week

Salary: £21,121 (pro-rata) £12,843.85 actual

Location: Basingstoke

 

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.

 

  • To provide support, advice and assistance to children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse living in the community and in refuge.
  • The work will focus on preventing domestic abuse and breaking the cycle of abuse by providing support for children and young people in the refuge and in the community and supporting children and young people to keep safe.
  • Work to empower and support children/young people to make positive choices.
  • To provide holistic one to one support including exploring healthy relationships, expressing emotions, safety, wellbeing, education and family relationships.
  • To provide parenting support to women living in the refuge and Stop Domestic Abuse clients/parents of clients living in the community.
  • Providing group work for adults, families, children and young people.
  • To work in partnership with voluntary and statutory sector organisations and the community; attend meetings and events including in the evenings and at weekends. 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 click on links below to download an application pack and email your completed application to info@stopdomesticabuse.uk.  We particularly welcome applicants from BAMER communities that are currently under-represented in our organisation. Appointment will be on merit alone.

Closing date: 3rd May 2019, 9am                                  Interviews: May  TBC

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.

Job Description/Person Specification CYP Worker Part Time

Application for Employment

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