This is an exciting opportunity to join Equation, Nottinghamshire. Equation is an award-winning and innovative charity dedicated to preventing and responding to domestic abuse.
The Safe Accommodation IDVA (Male Survivors) will be responsible for supporting men and self-identifying men living in Nottinghamshire (County South and County North) who are experiencing domestic violence and abuse by:
- Supporting men experiencing domestic violence and abuse to access safe accommodation, make long term positive and sustainable changes in their lives and to recover from the harm of domestic violence and abuse.
- Developing and establishing support pathways between Equation Men’s Service and housing providers including district and borough council housing teams in Ashfield, Broxtowe, Gedling, Rushcliffe, Bassetlaw, Mansfield and Newark and Sherwood.
- Providing domestic abuse advice and support to district and borough council housing teams in Ashfield, Broxtowe, Gedling, Rushcliffe, Bassetlaw, Mansfield and Newark and Sherwood to aid decision making in relation to male survivors.
- Supporting the delivery of the housing and homelessness elements of the Domestic Abuse Act 2021.
- Ensuring financial barriers of male survivors experiencing domestic violence and abuse accessing safe accommodation are addressed through the appropriate use of flexible funding.
- Engaging and consulting with local communities to ensure service provision is accessible, develop and build networks to improve referral pathways and promote shared learning.
- Providing a high-quality support service to the male survivors experiencing domestic violence and abuse.
This role will have several bases across Nottinghamshire and the successful candidate will be required to attend district and borough council housing/homelessness departments in Ashfield, Broxtowe, Gedling, Rushcliffe, Bassetlaw, Mansfield and Newark & Sherwood on a rota basis to support the housing/homelessness teams and provide a drop in service for male survivors of domestic abuse and violence.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applicants from all sections of the community. We welcome applicants from all genders and particularly those from disabled, LGBTQ+ and diverse and minoritised backgrounds, as these communities are currently under-represented in our team. Appointment will be based on merit alone.
Working hours: 37 hours, Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm
Working terms: Fixed term until 31st March 2025, with a view to making permanent funding dependant
Salary: Between £21,872 – £24,287 per annum depending on qualifications
How to apply:
Applications deadline: 9am, 27th March 2023
Interviews: 31st March 2023 (subject to change)
Click here to download further information and application form from the Equation website
Email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org .