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Domestic Violence Awareness Practitioner – Project Columbus

Position: Domestic Violence Awareness Practitioner (DVAP) – based in Project Columbus
Reports to: Senior DVAP
Hours: 37.5 Hours a week
Salary: £32,000
Location: Essex
Travel: You will be required to travel extensively throughout Essex
Contract: 1 year (initially)

Closing Date: 22/02/19
Applications to be emailed to: tania.woodgate@thechange-project.org
Interviews and IT Testing: 05/03/19

DVAP JD and PS
Application form 2019

Job Description

Domestic Violence and Abuse Practitioners (DVAPs) will be based in Project Columbus, part of the Change Project portfolio of services, and hold a caseload, with a main focus on:

  • influencing agencies to provide disruption options at MARAC for perpetrators whose victims have been identified as high risk at MARAC
  • identifying appropriate cases where it is safe to make contact and strive to pro-actively secure engagement, influence attitudinal and behavioural change and links to complementary services
  • working with the Partner Support Worker team to review risk to inform ongoing intervention

DVAPs will attend the Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conferences (Maracs) Essex wide on a rota basis and will assist the Marac to identify disruption actions for other agencies, and select appropriate cases for allocation within Project Columbus.

Each DVAP will hold a caseload and work with the team and Senior DVAP to achieve the KPI’s for the project.

Senior Domestic Violence and Abuse Practitioner – Project Columbus

Position: Senior DVAP based in Project Columbus
Reports to: Service Manager
Hours: 37.5 Hours a week
Salary: £36,000
Location: Essex
Travel: You will be required to travel extensively throughout Essex
Contract: 1 year (initially)

Closing Date: 22/02/19
Applications to be emailed to: tania.woodgate@thechange-project.org
Interviews and IT Testing: 5/03/19

Senior DVAP JD and PS

Application form 2019

Job Description
Senior Domestic Violence and Abuse Practitioners (DVAPs) will provide an advisory role and hold a reduced caseload, with a main focus on:

  • providing advice and guidance to DVAP members of the team
  • managing case allocations
  • holding regular team meetings including PSW and outreach workers

Casework:

  • influencing agencies to provide disruption options at MARAC for perpetrators whose victims have been identified as high risk at MARAC
  • identifying appropriate cases where it is safe to make contact and strive to pro-actively secure engagement, influence attitudinal and behavioural change and links to complementary services
  • working with the Partner Support Worker team to review risk to inform ongoing intervention

This post is based in Project Columbus and will oversee the work of the team ensuring KPI’s are met and reported on.

DVPP Facilitators

Required in Essex, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, and Suffolk.

Do you have an interest in delivering behaviour change programmes? 
Do you want to help others make positive changes in their lives?
Can fit around exisiting employment. 60% of our facilitators are employed elsewhere and work sessionally for us.
Evening work only and some home-based admin required. Training and support provided.

Applications from men are encouraged as they are under-represented in the field.

Email tania.woodgate@thechange-project.org for more information

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