Independent Domestic Violence Advisor
We are recruiting for an exciting role as an Independent Domestic Violence Advisor at Darent Valley Hospital. The purpose of this job is to provide high quality support to all victims of domestic abuse (DA) who present to the Accident and Emergency Department (A&E) either with injuries caused by DA or who disclose DA when receiving care. To also accept referrals from other Wards and Departments where patients have disclosed DA. This work should be undertaken as part of a multi-agency framework that includes MARAC and local partnership responses to DA. The post involves working in a highly skilled and pressured A&E department and will require strong resilience both emotionally and practically. The working hours will be 35 hours a week. Suitable candidates must be available to work flexible hours including weekends and some evenings. This vacancy does require a minimum of 2 years domestic abuse experience. Previous applicants need not apply. Closing date 10th October 2019, with interviews being held on the 18th October 2019.