Job description:


Salary – £ 26,248 per rota

Contract type – Permanent

Working hours – Part Time

Closing Date – 6 April 2023

Interview Date – TBC

About the role

You will give practical, emotional, and support to people to high risk victims of domestic abuse .

You will work effectively with the wider staff team, other professionals such as social care, the police and health professionals in order to reduce the risk for victims.

You will act as the voice of the victim within the Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference

You will help facilitate groups and other activities that are in the common interest of this client group, including help to develop community links.

You need to promote the service amongst the B.M.E. population of Gloucestershire and support them to access the support.

About you

You need to have a IDVA qualification (or ability to complete this within 6 months)

You need to have experience of working with victims of domestic abuse.

You need experience of working with victims of honour based violence, F.G.M. and forced marriage.

You need to have experience of working directly with customers in a challenging or potentially challenging environment.

You need to have an understanding of legal remedies for victims of domestic abuse and be able to advocate on behalf of a client

You will manage a caseload of clients with high support needs and lan and organise workload to meet targets and deadlines

You need to be able to work in a fast paced environment, maintaining effective decision making.

You need experience of safety planning for victims of domestic abuse.

You need to be creative in support planning, in order to meet the needs of our clients.

As Court Independent Domestic Violence Advisor, you will be required to attend a weekly Specialist Domestic Violence Court (SDVC) liaising with the Crown Prosecution Service. You will support victims of domestic abuse through the criminal justice system and ensure that victim`s voices are heard at court.

About us

GreenSquareAccord is one of the biggest social housing and care providers in England.

We believe passionately in our mission to build better lives and provide social housing and support services to 54,000 people across our four localities. We are proud to play an active role in helping people to deal with the consequences of the housing crisis by providing affordable homes for people in our communities who need them most.

We also provide care and support to some of the most vulnerable people in society. This includes support for people who are homeless, experiencing domestic violence or are part of the criminal justice system.

Our purpose

We are proud to be able to support tens of thousands of people across England by providing affordable housing and care to help people live independently.

Our focus is on building better lives. Everything we do is about people – whether that`s providing a good quality, safe home or providing care which helps someone to live an independent life.

Our colleagues live and breathe this social purpose and we need great people, with skills across a range of disciplines, to make this happen.

Working for GreenSquareAccord gives you the chance to bring your skills and expertise and make a real difference. It doesn`t matter which role you are considering applying for, your work will help thousands of people build a better life.

The GSA Way

We know that how we do things is just as important as what we do. To help us make a difference, together, we created the GSA Way.

A culture we commit to, aspire to, and live and breathe. Commitments and behaviours which together make our organisation what it is.

Our five core commitments are:

  • We believe our customer is everything
  • We are one team
  • We are supportive and caring
  • We are business-minded for social purpose
  • We are curious and ambitious.
  • You can read more about the GSA Way in our recruitment pack.


    In support and recognition of our colleagues who will help us deliver our employer strategy, we offer a fantastic benefits package. This includes; annual holiday entitlement (plus statutory bank holidays); a defined contribution pension scheme; trust based flexible working and a Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).

    All individuals who apply to work at GreenSquareAccord are considered on their merits in line with our Diversity and Inclusion strategy and policy.

    GreenSquareAccord are a Disability Confident Employer therefore we actively encourage applications from individuals with disabilities and try to provide access, adjustments, equipment or other practical support where required. All applicants with a disability who meet the `essential eligibility criteria` for the role, as detailed in the job description, are guaranteed an interview.

    If you need any assistance, adjustments or adaptations throughout our selection processes please let us know.

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