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Ref no:
GLA08040
Published:
21/1/2022
Closes:
6/2/2022
Location:
Eastgate, 727 London Road, Glasgow, G40 3AP
Salary:
£24,940.76 - £30,412.63 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Part Time
Hours:
28 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen within Neighbourhoods and Sustainability for an Advocacy Worker to join our ASSIST Domestic Abuse Service.  The service is funded by Scottish Government.
ASSIST (Advocacy, Safety Support and Information Services Together) aims to ensure that all victims; women, children, and men, are safe, informed and supported throughout their involvement with the criminal justice system. Applicants should have a sound knowledge of domestic abuse and be committed to working with those who experience it, be enthusiastic, motivated, have excellent communication skills and be able to work collaboratively in a multiagency environment, evidencing a respectful and inclusive approach.  The use of a non-judgemental approach is essential.
The Advocacy Worker role is to provide a sensitive, pro-active short to medium term advocacy, support and information service, primarily by telephone, to victims/survivors of domestic abuse who are referred to ASSIST, focussing on those most at risk, contacting victims to offer crisis intervention, information and support specific to their needs. You will  work closely with statutory and voluntary services to deliver a pro-active, rapid and stream-lined response for those affected by domestic abuse. A commitment to partnership working and an understanding of the impact of Domestic Abuse on children, families and communities is essential. 
This post is subject to a Police Scotland Non Police Personnel Vetting Level 2.

Membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme will be essential on taking up appointment. Please note successful candidates for the above position will be required to pay for their PVG Membership/or Scheme Checks.

This post is fixed term for a period up to 31st March 2022.

Application Packs

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