22.5 hours per week (hours to suit service)
12 month contract
In partnership with Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and IRISi interventions Fylde Coast Women’s Aid are pleased to advertise this exciting new post.
The post holder will provide individual needs-led information, support and advocacy to GP patients experiencing DVA. The right applicant will provide pro-active and structured services, whilst developing personal support packages that focus on risk management and safety planning.
The Advocate will support the IRIS Advocate Educator and Clinical Lead in providing on-going training for health professionals in general practice on understanding and responding to domestic violence and abuse (DVA)
Previous experience of directly supporting vulnerable adults and an understanding of the dynamics of domestic and sexual abuse is essential.
This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and clearance
This vacancy is open to females only (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010, pursuant to schedule 9, Part 1)
Must hold a full UK driving license and have access to vehicle
For informal discussion contact Tina Hibbard, Service Manager, Fylde Coast Women’s Aid 01253 752014 or Lisa Lonsdale, Deputy Head of Safeguarding Children and Adults Children Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 01253 951265
Closing date:- 10am 18th December 2019
Interviews: to be arranged