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Independent Domestic Violence Advisor

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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £21000 - £23000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Isobel Richards

  • Email:

  • Contact phone:

    02921 673740

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  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    28 August 2022

  • Start date:



Yolk Recruitment Public Sector and Not for Profit are working with an established charity based in Cardiff to find a personal advisor to join their team.

Do you want to be in a role that helps to make a huge impact on the lives of hundreds of Women? Are you an individual who wants to help to make a difference and give women across Wales their voice back? Yolk have partnered with a large women-led organisation which helps to support women and end Violence against women.

We are looking for someone with experience within the domestic violence/social services sphere. Experience in substance misuse charities and justice providers may also prove relevant. Someone who is compassionate and empathetic, who works extremely well under their own management as well as working well within a team.

What you will be doing as a Personal Advisor:

  • Identifying and assess the risks and needs of service users.

  • Working with a heavy caseload of sensitive and emotional cases.

  • Prioritise cases and provide a pro-active.

  • Help maintain accurate and confidential case management records and databases and contribute to monitoring information for the service.

What the Personal Advisor will bring to the team:

  • Have a good understanding of domestic violence/ abuse including the impact of domestic violence/ abuse on victims and their children.

  • Understand the principles of risk assessment.

  • Experience working with vulnerable people.

  • Confident in managing a busy caseload.

An IPA/IDVA is desirable but not essential.

Here is what you will get in return as a Personal Advisor:

  • Up to £23,000 salary

  • Great pension

  • Generous Annual Leave Package Totalling 33 Days (Inclusive of Bank Holidays)

  • Bike to work Scheme

  • Living wage employer

  • Occasional out of hours work required

  • Paid company sick and emergency dependant leave

Yolk Public Sector & Not-for-Profit team works with organisations across the UK to fulfil their recruitment needs and to achieve their D&I objectives. We recruit temporary, contract and permanent hires for 1 off specialist needs or for volume campaigns. We support our applicants to navigate the public sector recruitment processes and secure their dream jobs.

Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work