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Family Domestic Abuse Support Advisor Part Time

Positions available: 1
Salary: £23,400 (pro rata) per annum rising to £23,868 (pro rata) per annum on successful completion of probation.
Hours: 18.5 per week Monday to Wednesday 09:00 – 17:00
Holiday: 25 days (pro rata) rising incrementally to 30 days (pro rata) after five years, plus all bank holidays.
Base: Truro FAST Centre
Contract: Fixed term until 30th January 2026
Key responsibilities:
  • Work in partnership with children’s social care staff and parents to ensure that children and young people are supported to have a voice in families where they impacted by domestic abuse. As a result, there is an improvement in their health, well being and feelings of safety.
  • Provide direct casework with families where there is domestic abuse, including advice, information, and advocacy to all genders experiencing domestic abuse through telephone contact, and/or meetings at the relevant venues/hubs.
  • Support families that are currently being supported through a child in need assessment, child in need or child support plan, and will be expected to contribute to the support through the assessment and/or plan
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with teams across Together for Families and the Integrated DA service
  • Ensure that the parent/carer feels supported, listened to and believed
Essential requirements:
  • Hold a full driving licence and have access to a vehicle
  • Must be able to attend designated office on a regular basis
Additional Information: The successful applicant will be subject to a Disclosure & Barring check, and a social media check conducted by a third party organisation as part of our Safer Recruitment process. Any future offer of employment is contingent on the satisfactory completion of these checks, as well as the receipt of two satisfactory employment references, with one being from your current or most recent employer. Please note that in some roles staff may be required to work from a home/office base in accordance with our Hybrid Working policy.
Deadline for receipt of applications: We encourage early applications as we will be shortlisting on an ongoing basis
Expected date for interviews: To be agreed with the candidate
If you do not hear from us within five working days of submitting your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful at this time. We reserve the right to withdraw the advert early for the right candidate, so we encourage early applications.

Due to Safeguarding requirements we are unable to accept CVs as part of your application, or employ any candidate who has been a client of First Light within the last two years. Please complete application form below. Ensure that you outline your relevant experience and evidence suitability for the role against the role profile, which is a combined job description and person specification. Alternatively, you can email [email protected] or ring 03458 121212 to request an application



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