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Hospital IDVA – Charring Cross

  • Locations

    London
  • Salary

    £28810 - £30850 per annum
  • Sector

    Social Care, Social Care & Health
  • Type

    Permanent

Hospital IDVA

Based: Chelsea and Westminster or Charring Cross

Rate: £28,810 – £30,850 per annum

Duration: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm Hybrid 4 days office 1 day home working

Our client, a specialist charity is looking for 2x Hospital IDVA’s to join their team. Do you want to make a difference every day? Do you want to contribute to change & improvement for those who need it?

Do you have resilience & adaptability? Can you work effectively with a focus on customer service and care?

Synopsis of duties:

Implement effective ways of working with victims and those supporting them to increase safety and reduce harm.

Provide a high-quality, front-line service to victims of domestic abuse, delivering a premium service prioritised according to risk, primarily focusing on victim/survivors aged 16+

Work within a multi-agency framework consisting of the MARAC and local partnership responses to domestic abuse to keep safety central to all services for victims of domestic abuse.

Be comfortable with running group training sessions and be willing and able to share your specialist knowledge with acute staff across the hospital.

Have excellent communication skills, a proactive approach and the confidence to be able to influence the way in which this service is delivered are key.

Please note that the successful applicant will be required to sign an honorary contract with the Hospital Trust in addition to their contract of employment.

Essential Requirements

Have a knowledge of help-seeking barriers and support needs of victims of domestic abuse (in heterosexual or same-sex relationships).

Have a good understanding of domestic abuse including the impact of domestic abuse on victims and their children.

Understand the principles of risk assessment, safety planning and risk management for victims of domestic abuse and their children

Understand safeguarding issues, and the legal responsibilities surrounding these issues.

Direct service delivery to victims of domestic abuse or other vulnerable people.

Have excellent communication, negotiation and advocacy skills, both written and verbal when interacting with a range of agencies and individuals. Understand and be committed to equal opportunities and diversity issues in policy and practice.

Have a strong crisis management skills and the ability to deal with stressful and difficult situations.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual’s skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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