Independent domestic violence advocates x 2 – Coventry

c. £23K pa pro rata

1 x 28 Hours per week: Fixed term for 2 years

1 x 21 Hours per week: Fixed term for 1 year

In this exciting new partnership-based service, you will provide court-based independent advocacy and support to survivors of domestic violence who are accessing the civil and criminal justice systems in Coventry.  You will work with survivors from the point of crisis, assisting them through the court process and offering intensive support to help ensure short and long-term safety.

If you have experience of providing support to women within a community-based setting, an understanding of the issues facing survivors of domestic violence and a detailed working knowledge of the civil and criminal justice systems then consider these fixed term opportunities to be part of a valuable team.

An enhanced CRB is will be required for these roles. The posts are located in a police station and are therefore also subject to the West Midlands Police Service vetting procedures.

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Please email your completed application to or send by post to:

Human Resources
4th Floor
International House
1 St Katherine’s Way

Section 7.2(d) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 applies.

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