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.

Up2U: My Choice Worker

We currently have opportunities within our organisation to work on Up2U: My Choice, an exciting new project with fixed term contracts 01 May 2019 until 30 October 2020.

 Location: There are 5 vacancies for this role, one each based in Fareham/Gosport, Havant, Portsmouth, East Hampshire and Rushmoor/Hart. You must specify on your application which areas you would consider working in.

Up2U: My Choice is an innovative, evidence-based therapeutic programme developed to support victims of domestic abuse with complex and multiple needs who, through their own experience of abuse display unhealthy relationship attitudes and behaviours that increase the likelihood of them having another abusive relationship in the future.  Using motivational interviewing techniques, the facilitators will build trust with clients, explore relationship dynamics (romantic, friendships, with children/other family members and professionals), recognising and managing emotions, gender values, attitudes and stereotypes, positive and negative thinking and substance misuse.  The modular programme is tailored to each client’s individual needs.  Holistic interventions address multiple and complex needs of clients including breaking the cycle of negative self-talk, conflict management and substance misuse.  Full training on the Up2U: My Choice programme will be given during induction.

 Due to induction and training requirements you must be available to start in post on 01 May 2019 and attend induction and training throughout May 2019.

 Up2U My Choice Worker Female*– Fareham/Gosport – Post STOPDA12

37 hours per week                              Salary: £21,121

To provide a high-quality and pro-active front-line service to victims of domestic abuse who have complex and/or multiple needs; delivering a pathway of care focusing on change, safety and protection. This will be done through one to one services and group sessions.  This project will work with male and female victims/survivors living in the community and women living in refuge accommodation.

 Up2U My Choice Worker Female*– Havant – Post STOPDA13

37 hours per week                              Salary: £21,121

Up2U My Choice Worker Female* – Portsmouth – Post STOPDA14

37 hours per week                              Salary: £21,121

Up2U My Choice Worker Female* – East Hampshire – Post STOPDA15

37 hours per week                              Salary: £21,121

Up2U My Choice Worker Female* – Rushmoor/Hart – Post STOPDA16

37 hours per week                              Salary: £21,121

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

Please click on links below for an application form, job description and person specification and covering letter for this role. Alternatively, you can email info@stopdomesticabuse.uk. 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.

Closing date: 28 February 2019                         

Interview date: 7th and 8th March 2019

 

Cover Letter

Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form 2019

Up2U: Facilitator/Partner Support Worker

Up2U: Facilitator/Partner Support Worker– Post-STOPDA17

Salary £24,723

37 hours per week

1 Year Fixed Term Contract (Extension may be possible subject to funding)

Location: Stop Domestic Abuse services currently cover East Hampshire, Fareham, Gosport, Havant and Portsmouth. This project will be based in Portsmouth with delivery taking place in Fareham, Gosport, Havant and Portsmouth.

Up2U: Creating Healthy Relationships is an innovative programme developed by Portsmouth City Council for people who use domestically abusive behaviours in their intimate partner relationships. The programme is evidence based and has been developed in consultation with the support of a Quality Assurance Group consisting of representatives from Victim Support Services, Mental Health, Children’s Services, Substance Misuse Services and Health. It is based on research and practice successfully used in offender rehabilitation, motivational interviewing and attachment theory.

You will provide a high-quality and pro-active front-line service to both perpetrators and victims of domestic abuse; delivering a pathway of care focussing on change, safety and protection. This will be done through one-to-one/group sessions, including safety planning and risk assessments, to perpetrators plus the delivery of mirrored sessions to their victims.

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.

Closing date: Tuesday 26th February 2019 at 9am   

Interviews: Week Commencing 4th March

Please click on links below for an application form, job description and person specification and covering letter for this role. Alternatively, you can email info@stopdomesticabuse.uk.

Job Description/Person Specification UP2U Facilitator/Partner Support

Cover Letter STOPDA17

Application for Employment STOPDA17

Electronic Systems and Media Officer

Stop Domestic Abuse – Electronic Systems and Media Officer STOPDA4

Location: Stop Domestic Abuse currently covers the whole of Hampshire and Portsmouth. The post-holder will currently be based in Havant.

Salary: £22,000-£24,000 dependent upon experience.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual who is able to provide a high-quality electronic systems and media service to Stop Domestic Abuse.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing high quality electronic systems and media to the CEO and in support of the wider Senior Management Team
  • Responsibilities include: social media, updating website, arranging IT equipment & mobile phones for new starters, maintaining login details etc
  • Provide administrative support to all staff including initial IT support, case management system, monitoring responsibilities and the maintaining of databases and mailing lists.
  • Collation of statistics and monitoring information from the case management system
  • Creating leaflets, flyers, posters, presentations etc for print, social media and exhibitions
  • Liaison with design and branding agencies.

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 particularly welcome applicants from BAMER communities that are currently under-represented in our organisation.

Closing Date: 9.00am Monday 25 February 2019

Interviews: Monday 4 March 2019

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 this role

Please click on links below for an application form, job description and person specification and covering letter for this role. Alternatively, you can email info@stopdomesticabuse.uk.

Job Description/Person Specification STOPDA4

Cover Letter STOPDA4

Application for Employment

 

"Ask Me" Worker - 2 positions

We currently have opportunities within our organisation to work on an exciting new project. It is a 17 month fixed term contract.

Women’s Aid Federation of England (WAFE) in partnership with Welsh Women’s Aid have developed Change That Lasts, a model of support for victims and survivors of domestic abuse. Change That Lasts has three elements, ‘Ask Me’ for communities, ‘Trusted Professional’, and ‘Expert Support’.

We are looking for the following individuals to implement ‘Ask Me’ in Hampshire which will train local people to become Ask Me Ambassadors to break the silence about domestic abuse, raise awareness of the barriers facing victims and survivors, and respond respectfully to disclosures of abuse including referring to specialist information and support:

‘Ask Me’ Worker – Post STOPDA9

37 hours per week, part time applicants will be considered                 Salary: £21,121

Based in north east Hampshire (Rushmoor Borough and East Hampshire District).

‘Ask Me’ Worker – Post STOPDA10

37 hours per week, part time applicants will be considered                 Salary: £21,121

Based in south east Hampshire (Gosport and Fareham Boroughs).

Both of these posts will need to support wider areas than those specified and travel to our Head Office in Havant.

Standard hours of work are 9.30-5.30 Monday to Thursday and 9.30-5.00 Friday. However there will be a requirement to deliver training in the evenings and at weekends to meet the commitments of Ask Me Ambassadors.

Closing date: 8 March 2019

Please note we will recruit the first suitable applicants, so apply early as we may close earlier. We reserve the right to close the vacancy early. We therefore recommend that you submit your application well in advance of the closing date and as soon as possible during the recruitment process.

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

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

Please download an application pack by clicking on the links below – Please specify the post name and number clearly on your application.

Job Description/Person Specification “Ask Me” Worker

Cover letter “Ask Me” Worker

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