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Domestic Violence Advocate

Job Share (16 hours per week)

Up to £27k per annum (pro rata)

Al-Hasaniya Moroccan Women’s Centre is a charity which serves the needs of Moroccan and Arabic-speaking women and their families in Kensington & Chelsea and London-wide.

We are seeking a highly-skilled, well-organised, confident individual able to take on a job share role (16 hours per week/2 days) working directly with our Arabic-speaking IDVA (Independent Domestic Violence Advocate) to support vulnerable women and girls who are experiencing recent or historical domestic violence and abuse.

The applicant must demonstrate a very good understanding of domestic abuse and its impact on families, particularly within Arabic communities with at least two years’ experience of working with this or similar client groups within a community organisation setting.

The applicant must have a degree level of education, be IT literate and fluent in English. Excellent oral and written communication skills and be experienced in working within a multi-agency framework to provide direct and dedicated advocacy support to women and girls within and outside the criminal justice system.

The applicant must also be able to self-manage and work within a small team, demonstrating independence and initiative at all times. Spoken Arabic is desirable. You should have passion and enthusiasm for the mission of our charity.

The application pack is available to download from this website – see below.

If you require further information please email Esma Dukali at
esma@al-hasaniya.org.uk

Please send a covering letter/supporting statement with your CV to
esma@al-hasaniya.org.uk

This role is subject to enhanced DBS check and suitable references and is open to women only under the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, Section 7(2).

The post holder will be based at the Al-Hasaniya centre with some co-location within partnerships based in Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham and RBKC.

Deadline for applications will be 5pm, Monday 27th June.

Start date: July 2016

This Project is funded by RBKC, Westminster and Hammersmith & Fulham

APPLICATION PACK

pdf Job description
(PDF 430KB)
pdf Equal opportunity policy
(PDF 330KB)