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Part Time Domestic Abuse Advocacy Worker

  • Locations

    Enfield, London
  • Salary

    Up to £27000 per annum
  • Sector

    Social Care, Social Care & Health
  • Type

    Permanent

Job Opportunity: Women’s Advocacy Support Worker

17.5 hours – 2/3 days per week

27k pro rata

1-2 year Fixed term contract

North London Refuge Based

Job Purpose: Seeking a compassionate Support Worker to provide high-quality support and safety planning to women and children in crisis and fleeing from domestic abuse. Responsibilities include empowering women to maintain accommodation, access benefits, legal advice, and community support.

Responsibilities:

  1. Provide personal welfare support to women in crisis, ensuring a safe environment.
  2. Maximise safety when providing support in the community.
  3. Report safeguarding issues concerning children to authorities.
  4. Assess benefit requirements and facilitate prompt uptake.
  5. Inform survivors of legal protection rights and arrange legal advice.
  6. Support community integration
  7. Organise community-based activities and drop-in sessions.
  8. Adhere to quality management system and maintain confidentiality.
  9. Provide reports and seek feedback for service development.
  10. Attend meetings and ensure compliance with regulations.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Previous support role experience, preferably in crisis intervention or domestic violence services.
  • Understanding of domestic violence, safeguarding, and welfare benefits.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Cultural sensitivity and knowledge of local resources desirable.
  • Experience of working with vulnerable people within homelessness, mental health or domestic abuse.

How to Apply: Submit your CV and cover letter demonstrating your relevant experience and passion for helping vulnerable individuals.

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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