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Here is a job opportunity from A2Dominion Domestic Abuse Service to join their team as an IDVA working with 16-25 year olds.

Young person’s Independent Domestic Violence Advisor

Location: Oxford
Salary: £ 25,313.00 per annum
Hours: Permanent, full time 35 hours per week, Monday – Friday

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Independent Domestic Violence Advisor to support high risk victims of domestic violence living in the community. The role will work across the whole of Oxfordshire and support young people aged 16-25 who have experienced abuse in their own intimate partner relationships as well as abuse from their families. 

You will work in partnership with multiple agencies to ensure the safety of the victim by providing advocacy and information for all clients, as well as directly supporting victims to improve their safety and agree support plans. A key part of the position is contributing to training other professionals to understand domestic abuse and appropriate responses, especially for young people.  

You will provide a proactive approach and use an evidence-based risk identification checklist (DASH) and represent the victim’s voice at multi-agency meetings to ensure robust information sharing and targeted support is provided by partner agencies. 

We are looking for someone with an extensive experience supporting domestic abuse victims, a good understanding of the dynamics of domestic abuse, extensive safeguarding knowledge and ideally be a qualified IDVA as well as experience providing training.

View the job advert and apply here.