Vacancy: Independent Domestic Abuse Advocate – IDAA (full time)
CEA is seeking to recruit a full-time Independent Domestic Abuse Advocate (IDAA).
CEA Ltd operates an integrated three-stage trauma recovery model and whilst all staff are expected to work across these areas, the particular focus of this post is Stage One Crisis Recovery. The purpose of which is to keep women, men, and their children safe, free from further serious harm/homicide and to enable recovery from Trauma.
The purpose of this post is to provide an independent advocacy service to women, men who have experienced domestic abuse and are assessed to be at very high risk and possibly at risk of repeat victimisation and have therefore been referred to the MARAC (Multi-agency Risk Assessment Conference).
The post holder will work directly with clients, in conjunction with MARAC colleagues, on a short to medium term basis. They will also formally advocate for individuals within professional advocacy settings providing a true reflection of the views and wishes of the clients they represent to ensure a coordinated community response.
Key to the role will be supporting women, men in their initial crisis for an intensive time limited period and providing safety planning, practical, emotional, and signposting support. The post is currently funded until September 2026.
The closing date for applications is 29 September 2023.