Current job opportunities at RISE

Independent Domestic Violence Adviser (IDVA)
£24,408, rising to £25,104 per annum after 1 year. CAADA/SafeLives qual: £26,568 pa 

Want to be part of a new complex needs project? Looking for a new exciting and challenging job?

We at Hestia are incredibly excited to be working in partnership with Ealing CGL (RISE) and CAPE to provide a one stop shop service which is a specialist service catering for female victims of domestic abuse.

Be part of our small but amazing team of specialists in the provision of mental health and substance misuse services, empowered by supportive management.

You will be supported from day one with our local and corporate staff induction to welcome you, a range of in-house and external training opportunities to further develop skills and knowledge and once you have passed your probation, you will also have the opportunity to attend the SafeLives IDVA Training.

We are not going to lie, this is a challenging job but one where you can make a real difference to someone. So if you are someone who wants to be an advocate for female victims of domestic abuse, who thrives in a demanding and at times difficult position, we would really like to hear from you.

We welcome applications from candidates with lived experience.

Due to the nature of the service this vacancy is open to female candidates only.

Person specification:

  • Experience of providing advice and support to women experiencing domestic abuse.
  • Experience of providing casework support to vulnerable clients, including crisis management, and risk assessment.
  • Demonstrates an awareness of the impact of crime on victims, witnesses, and the wider community.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the criminal justice system, safeguarding children, and legal responsibilities.
  • Hold a CAADA training or equivalent degree or demonstrates a willingness to complete relevant training including IDVA training
  • Due to the nature of the service this vacancy is open to female candidates only.

If you want to do an ASYE and you fit the criteria Hestia will support you to join our existing programme.

In return we offer a competitive salary, a supportive working environment and a host of benefits including pension, employee discounts, 25 days holiday per annum (for full-time positions) plus the option to buy an additional 3 weeks, cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan.

For a detailed job description, benefits overview and terms and conditions, please see our attached job pack.

Hestia is proud to be a Disability Confident employer. Should you require our job pack in an alternative format, require further assistance or wish to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may need to attend an interview, please contact

If you have any convictions/cautions, this does not mean you cannot apply for any of our roles, however we do require a DBS for all positions. We will ensure that any positive disclosures on DBS records are discussed with candidates and fairly assessed by an internal panel.

CAADA/SafeLives on 9 month probation period and 12 month continuous service.

Location: Ealing

Salary: non-qualified: £24,408 per year, rising to £25,104 after 1 year completion. CAADA/SafeLives qualified: £26,568 per annum

Grade: Non-qualified: 25-26, qualified: 28

Hours: 39 hours per week

Working Pattern: 9am – 5.18pm

Closing date: 19 September 2017

Interview date: 22 September 2017

About Hestia

Hestia is a vibrant, London wide charity that has supported vulnerable adults and children for over 40 years. We empower people across the community to rebuild their lives, realise their potential and live fulfilling and independent lives.

We use our 45 years of experience to support 9,000 adults and children across London. We try to help anyone who needs us, whatever their circumstanceshelping survivors of Domestic Abuse and their families to rebuild their lives, creating a stronger future for themselves in a safe and healthy environment.


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