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The Change Project values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Domestic Violence Awareness Practitioner

Reports to:Change Hub Service Manager
Hours:37.5 hours per week
Contract length:9 months (Maternity Leave cover)
Salary:£34,272 (pro rata)
Closing date:24.02.23
Interviews:w/c 6th March 2023

DVAPs hold a caseload, with a main focus on;

  • Contributing to a multi-agency assessment and management of risk to victim/survivors and children affected by domestic abuse in Essex and Southend.
  • Delivering behaviour change interventions to perpetrators referred by Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conferences (MARAC) or other agencies working with individuals/families where domestic abuse is a concern.
  • Pro-actively securing service user engagement and influencing attitudinal change.
  • Making meaningful links and signposting to complementary services to reduce risk posed by clients engaged with the service.
  • Working with the Integrated Support Service (ISS) within The Change Project (TCP) and community domestic abuse support services to review risk and inform ongoing intervention.

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Hertfordshire Outreach Support Worker

The Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Programme (DAPP) is seeking an Outreach Support Worker to be part of The Change Project DAPP team. The Outreach Support Worker role will promote the DAPP to statutory and voluntary services in the Hertfordshire area. They will support services to identify families where domestic abuse is present and provide support and training to enable services to engage with perpetrators.

The role

  • Establish and maintain excellent working relationships with statutory and community based organisations working with individuals/families where domestic abuse is/may be a concern
  • Attend team meetings online and in Herts, as required.
  • Provide a weekly drop in service to discuss potential referrals in to the service across the county
  • Represent The Change Project at local multi-agency/networking events.
  • Deliver the behaviour change 1-2-1 programme to perpetrators and complete perpetrator assessments.

The provision of the one to one DAPP with perpetrators will continue beyond the contract end date, should the applicant express a preference to do so.

Key requirements

  • Direct work with perpetrators of domestic abuse within a criminal justice and/or wider supportive service(s).
  • Use of domestic abuse assessment tools (e.g. DASH, DARA, SARA) to identify risk, and manage safeguarding issues and procedures.
  • Working within legislative frameworks and using this application to develop, influence and encourage partnership working.
  • Evidence of keeping reliable and timely reporting and meeting deadlines.

Family and Couples Counsellors required

Location: Chelmsford

Sessional contract at £30,000 per annum pro rata

The Change Project has an exciting opportunity for qualified Family and Couples Counsellors to work within the Chelmsford area of Essex.

The successful candidate will need to have completed a recognised course at Level 5 and have a minimum of 100 hours of supervised counselling hours that can be evidenced.

Certificate and experience of online work would be an advantage.

If you would be interested in applying and have the relevant qualifications, please email our Centre Coordinator Jo Martin-Robinson

Board of Trustees - Admin

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Hours: Guaranteed 4 hours per month but may be more as required

Hybrid working – Most meetings are online via Microsoft Teams but periodically you will be required to travel to Chelmsford, Essex for face to face meetings.

The Change Project

We protect victims by educating perpetrators (people who use abuse) to bring about behaviour change and to help people understand what domestic abuse is so that we reduce domestic abuse and the effect it has in the community. We deliver training to professionals and the wider public to understand ‘what is domestic abuse’ and the impact.

We provide counselling to promote well-being by enabling people to have healthy relationships between individuals and within families.

The Role:

  • Providing efficient and effective board support services to the trustees and the CEO
  • Maintaining online records and filing
  • Assisting the CEO with arranging board / committee meeting dates, venues and logistics.
  • Assisting with collating board information packs
  • Attending board meetings and taking minutes
  • Capturing key actions from meetings
  • Communicating actions to the action owner
  • Maintaining action logs
  • Assisting with preparing Companies House documentation, forms, minutes, resolutions.
  • Other tasks as required by the CEO

Key Requirements:

  • Previous experience working with boards or committees
  • Highly proficient in the use of MS Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Previous experience in minute taking and noting actions


The Change Project would welcome volunteer applicants that wish to support the service. If you are interested in volunteering at The Change Project, please Contact Us

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