New vacancy: IRIS Advocate Educator

IRIS Advocate Educator    

£25,870 PA                            

37.5 hours per week (flexible work pattern to include evenings and weekend))

In partnership with Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and IRISi interventions Fylde Coast Women’s Aid are pleased to advertise this exciting new post.

The Advocate Educator will support and provide on-going training for health professionals in general practice on understanding and responding to domestic violence and abuse (DVA)

In addition the post holder will provide individual needs-led information, support and advocacy to patients experiencing DVA. The right applicant will provide pro-active and structured services, whilst developing personal support packages that focus on risk management and safety planning.

Previous experience of directly supporting vulnerable adults and an understanding of the dynamics of domestic and sexual abuse is essential.

This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and clearance

This vacancy is open to females only (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010, pursuant to schedule 9, Part 1)

Must hold a full UK driving license and have access to vehicle

For informal discussion contact Tina Hibbard, Service Manager, Fylde Coast Women’s Aid 01253 752014 or Lisa Lonsdale, Named Nurse Safeguarding Children and Adults Children Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 01253 951265

Job applications are available directly from

Please return completed application forms to or by post to:

Glenda Smith, FCWA, PO Box 33, Blackpool FY3 9GZ

Closing date Monday 25th March 2019 (May close sooner if a suitable number of applicants are received)

Interviews: Tuesday 9th April 2019

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