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Women’s Aid ABCLN is a professional, dynamic and energetic organisation providing gold standard support to women and children experiencing domestic abuse.

** NOW CLOSED **

Join our dynamic Refuge Accommodation team with two Domestic Abuse Specialist - Refuge roles available including one part time (21hrs) post and one evening (27hrs) post.

Domestic Abuse Specialists provide trauma-informed, high-quality, pro-active, front-line support and services to women and children impacted by domestic abuse across the region. Refuge Accommodation roles will deliver needs and risk-led responses and interventions, always ensuring women and children are central to the process.

Domestic Abuse Specialist - Refuge Accommodation - Part Time (21 hrs) 

  • Support each resident living in Women’s Aid ABCLN refuge accommodation as an individual; recognise and respond to women and children’s specific needs; and ensure their experience is safe, supported and nurturing.

  • Organise and deliver weekly house meetings, recording actions and decisions.

  • Organise and deliver a residents’ programme of activities to encourage and support women and children living in refuge accommodation.

  • Responsible for practical day-to-day housing management issues including health & safety checks and fire drills as determined under agreed procedures.

  • Ensure prompt service of maintenance and repairs in refuge accommodation, and maintain accurate records

  • Participate in management briefings, supervision and team meetings.

  • To participate in the on-call rota, to ensure out of hours emergency/ crisis are responded to appropriately.

 

Domestic Abuse Specialist - Refuge Accommodation Job Description (21hrs Part Time)

Application Form (Refuge 21hrs)

Recruitment Information Pack

Mission & Aims

Recruitment Letter

Salary:  NICVA/NJC Scale 5: £26,421 - £28,770 (pro-rata)

Closing date: ** NOW CLOSED **

Please complete and return to: recruitment@womensaidabcln.org

Domestic Abuse Specialist - Refuge Accommodation - Evenings (27hrs)

  • Support each resident living in Women’s Aid ABCLN refuge accommodation as an individual; recognise and respond to women and children’s specific needs; and ensure their experience is safe, supported and nurturing.

  • Ensure appropriate handover information is prepared for/received from the Refuge Accommodation Day Team. This is to include key safeguarding data for women and children.

  • Organise and deliver a residents’ programme of activities to encourage and support women and children living in refuge accommodation.

  • Respond to and record calls from women in crisis, and liaise with referral and out-of-hours agencies.

  • Responsible for practical day-to-day housing management issues including health & safety checks and fire drills as determined under agreed procedures.

  • Promote and maintain a high standard of housekeeping. Prepare accommodation for incoming families, ensuring rooms are clean and of a high standard.

  • Participate in management briefings, supervision and team meetings.

Domestic Abuse Specialist - Refuge Accommodation Job Description (27hrs Evenings)

Application Form (Refuge Evenings 27hrs)

Recruitment Information Pack

Mission & Aims

Recruitment Letter

 

Salary:  NICVA/NJC Scale 5: £26,421 - £28,770 (pro-rata)

Closing date: ** NOW CLOSED **

Please complete and return to: recruitment@womensaidabcln.org

Join our impactful  Community Services team with two Domestic Abuse Specialist - Older But No Safer roles available working with older women affected by domestic abuse. The role will deliver needs and risk-led responses and interventions for older women experiencing domestic abuse, always ensuring women are central to the process.

Domestic Abuse Specialist -Older But No Safer (2x Posts) 

  • Provide one to one trauma informed therapeutic and emotional support for older women older women experiencing domestic abuse.

  • Facilitate Women’s Aid ABCLN ‘Journey to Freedom for Older Women’ programme in a group work setting.

  • Facilitate and develop domestic abuse awareness sessions with statutory, voluntary, and community agencies.

  • Support women to participate in Reconnect personal development groups, enabling older women to access peer mentoring and support and share their experiences in a safe and supportive environment.

  • Enable older women to have their voices heard to further develop the learning and expertise of the Older But No Safer project, inform future service delivery and affect change.

  • Caseloads will be individually tailored to each woman and the time needed to build rapport and trust and address the long-term effects of trauma and abuse. 

Domestic Abuse Specialist - Older But No Safe  Job Description (37hrs Full Time)

Application Form (Older But No Safer 37hrs)

Recruitment Information Pack

Mission & Aims

Recruitment Letter

 

Salary:  NICVA/NJC Scale 5: £26,421 - £28,770 

Closing date: ** NOW CLOSED **

Please complete and return to: recruitment@womensaidabcln.org

 

Funded by The National Lottery Community Fund for Northern Ireland

Benefits Package 

 

Women’s Aid ABCLN offers a competitive Benefits Package for all roles including:

  • Incremental Salary Scale

  • 25 Days Annual Leave plus 11 Statutory Holidays

  • Generous Pension with Employer Contribution of 8%

  • Enhanced Occupational Sick Pay

  • Carers Leave

  • Life Insurance

  • Comprehensive Induction & Training

  • Regular Supervision

  • Flexible Working options  

  • Hybrid Working options   

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