Safe Steps is a new and forward-thinking charity that works with and for all survivors of domestic abuse, across Southend-on-Sea and in the wider Essex area. We are seeking to recruit passionate and committed Trustees to our Board, to play a role in the governance of the charity to ensure that we meet our strategic aims. If you have experience and skills, such as Human Resources, Contract Law or GDPR we would encourage you to apply.
As well as growing the size of our Board, we want to build a diverse trustee board; one that informs better decision making, improves the quality of our work and makes meaningful impact on improving the lives of adults, young people and children impacted by domestic abuse.
Statutory duties of a Trustee would be:
Interview and further participation: In light of COVID19, all interviews will take place via Zoom or Teams.
We have a rewarding opportunity available for a Safe Accommodation DAP/IDVA to join our team based in Southend-on-Sea. You will join us on a full time, fixed term contract basis working 37.5hrs per week including some evenings and weekends on a rota basis.
Safe Steps provides early intervention, advocacy, support, crisis intervention, emergency accommodation, therapeutic and recovery services to survivors of domestic abuse in the City of Southend-on-Sea and delivers training to the wider community.
We are looking for a Safe Accommodation DAP/IDVA to join us and work within a dynamic team, providing high quality safe accommodation and support to women, men and children who have experienced domestic abuse, with a victim centred approach, focusing on safety and recovery. This post will work integrally with Safe Steps and South Essex Homes.
You will ensure survivors are provided with a safe, supportive and welcoming environment to support them stabilise, gain independence and wellbeing. Complete assessments of risk and needs, regularly reviewing safety and support plans as well supporting their moves into the community. Participation in the on-call rota is essential.
Knowledge of housing and homelessness law would be advantageous.
Location: Office based in Westcliff-on-Sea but will be required to travel to sites across the City of Southend-on-Sea.
This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and open to women only. Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR), Schedule 9 (Work; Exceptions), Part 1 (Occupational Requirements) of the Equality Act 2010 applies.
For further information and an application pack, please email firstname.lastname@example.org