Current Staff Vacancies

Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (Accredited IDVA)

Westcliff based SOS Domestic Abuse Projects is looking to recruit additional staff to its Crisis service for women who are affected by domestic abuse in the borough of Southend.

The ideal candidate will need to be an experienced domestic violence practitioner, highly motivated and committed to making a difference to the safety and promotion of healthy relationships for women.

Relevant experience of working with women in crisis is essential as is a knowledge of the domestic / sexual abuse sector. In addition, the ability to engage with women through advocacy and ongoing support is key. IDVA or DAPA accredited is preferred – however SOSDAP is committed to training and development and is prepared to fund relevant training and accreditation going forward.

Due to the nature of the role, this vacancy is open to women only.

Salary: Further information upon request
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Annual leave: Commencing at 25 days per annum
For further information and an application pack, please contact hr@sosdap.org

Children and Young People’s Psychotherapist – Self Employed – Initial Six Month Term

Having been awarded a grant by the Big Lottery for preventative services in the local community, Westcliff based SOS Domestic Abuse Projects is delighted to recruit additional staff to its services for children and young people who are affected by domestic abuse in the borough of Southend.

The ideal candidate will need to be highly motivated and committed to making a difference to the safety and promotion of healthy relationships to children and young people.

Relevant experience of working with children and young people is essential as is a knowledge of the domestic violence/sexual abuse sector. In addition, the ability to engage with young people through a range of activities and to advocate the benefits of healthy relationships is key.

The post holder will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to support those children and young people referred to our services who have been assessed as being at risk or affected by the trauma as a result of the impact of domestic abuse. She/he will be required to deliver therapeutic services to children and young people (CYP) to promote recovery.

Salary: Further information upon request, but subject to qualifications and relevant experience
Hours: Up to eight hours per week
For further information and an application pack, please contact hr@sosdap.org