Black Country Women’s Aid: IRIS Advocate Educator

Black Country Women’s Aid: IRIS Advocate Educator

Black Country Women’s Aid (BCWA) is an established charity working across the Black Country and wider West Midlands providing accommodation and community support services to victims of domestic abuse, sexual abuse and human trafficking. Services range from advocacy, civil remedies, support in court, individual and group support and access to a range of therapeutic interventions. All services are client and needs led.

Job Title: IRIS Advocate Educator
Position available: 1 full-time position (37.5 hours), based across the Black Country
Salary: £25,590 – £27,671
Closing date: 04 July 2022, however, will close earlier if sufficient suitable applications are received

All interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams

Is this you?

We are looking for a confident, organised and compassionate individual be part of our IRIS service. The post holder will deliver domestic abuse training, work in partnership with health and other agency professionals and provide emotional and practical support, risk assessment and safety planning to standard and medium risk clients.

The Role:

IRIS is a specialist domestic violence and abuse (DVA) training, support and referral programme for general practices. The IRIS Advocate Educator provides in-house domestic abuse training and ongoing consultancy for general practice teams and is an advocate to whom patients can be referred for support. As an Advocate Educator, you will provide tailored practical and emotional support to clients referred by trained GP practices.

You will be part of a national network of IRIS Advocate Educators who deliver training to local GP practices to raise awareness of domestic abuse and improve early identification.

Click here for Job Description.

If you are self-driven, conscientious, hardworking with lots of ambition we would love to hear from you. Click here for more information about this role.

Please contact recruitment@blackcountrywomensaid.co.uk if you are interested in applying for this position.

CVs will not be accepted.

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