Minorities IDVA Post

Specialist Minorities Independent Domestic Abuse Advisor (IDVA)

£20,000 – £23,000 depending on experience/ successful completion of probation period

22 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 28 days plus bank holidays

 Car parking & travel expenses

 37.5 hours per week

 Location: Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre

FCWA is a specialist domestic abuse service for all forms of gender based abuse. This includes Domestic abuse, Sexual abuse, Honour based abuse, Forced marriage, Female Genital Mutilation & Stalking & Harassment. We have been providing specialist services in the area for over 25 years.

We are looking to recruit a creative, dedicated and motivated individual to join the team.

To apply you should have:

  • Excellent understanding of domestic abuse and its effects on women and children
  • An IDVA or equivalent qualification or be educated to degree level and be prepared to undertake IDVA qualification training.
  • Experience of working with clients from minority groups
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Knowledge of Safeguarding procedures

 Enhanced DBS required. The ability to travel independently is essential.

 Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9 Part 1 applies

To apply please complete the attached application form and email to Glenda Smith on



For further information please contact Glenda Smith on 01253 752014

Closing date: Monday 26th November 2018 @ 5pm.

Interviews: Will be held week beginning 3rd December 2018