Domestic Abuse Act Co Ordinator

6 days left

£28,785 - £32,878
07 Apr 2021
21 Apr 2021
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Job Type
Social care
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Fixed Term Contract
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Title: Domestic Abuse Act Co-Ordinator
Location: Plough Lane Hereford / Home Working
Salary: £28,785 - £32,878
Position: 37 hours per week, 12 month contract. A secondment opportunity is available for council employees.
Closing Date: 21/04/2021

Herefordshire Council is seeking to appoint a Domestic Abuse Act Co-Ordinator for a twelve-month contract.
The Domestic Abuse Act Co-Ordinator will be responsible for supporting a review and improvement of the council’s current arrangements for the response to domestic abuse in relation to the new statutory duties within the Domestic Abuse Act. The Co-Ordinator will formulate and commence implementation of a plan and proposals which ensure the council fully meets the new duties, along with its local partners. The new post will work as part of a small team driving the implementation of legislation.

The successful candidate will be expected to work on their own initiative and manage their own workload. They will have strong verbal and written skills and be experienced in communicating with a variety of people and organisations, including presenting reports and updates to a range of stakeholders. They will demonstrate flexibility, sensitivity and the ability to maintain confidentiality, as the role includes engagement activity with people affected by domestic abuse. Knowledge of and professional interest or experience relating to domestic abuse is essential.
Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more detail.

If you would like more information about this role, please contact Danni Mussell, Senior Commissioning Officer, 01432 260815.
We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered.

The following candidates will be interviewed if they meet the essential criteria for the post they are applying for:
• Those who indicate that they have a disability. This is part of our commitment to the “Disability Confident” scheme;
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are an Armed Forces Veteran or Reservist. This is part of our pledge to support the Armed Forces Covenant; and
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are a Herefordshire care leaver. This is part of our commitment to supporting young people leaving our care.

Benefits with Herefordshire Council
Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)
Pension: LGS pension scheme
Pick your perks – our benefits include access to a range of retail, leisure, holiday and health benefits. This includes savings, cash back and discounts.
We also offer an employee assistance programme that means you will have access to confidential support and advice if you ever need it.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.

To apply, please submit your CV along with a supporting statement, referring to the job description and person specification, detailing how you meet the specific requirements of the role.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you would like to obtain details regarding feedback on your application please contact Hoople Resourcing at:                    

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