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Specialist Housing Advocate

Job Description

Make a Difference: Support Survivors of Domestic Abuse as a Specialist Housing Advocate

Service Care Solutions is seeking a passionate and dedicated Specialist Housing Advocate to join a dynamic team in Hammersmith. In this crucial role, you'll play a vital part in empowering women who have experienced domestic abuse by advocating for their safety and securing appropriate housing.

Who You Are:

  • A champion for women's rights with a deep understanding of domestic abuse and its impact. (Essential)
  • Experienced in supporting survivors, with a proven track record of risk assessment, safety planning, and crisis management. (Essential)
  • A resourceful problem-solver with excellent communication skills to navigate complex situations and build trust with clients. (Essential)
  • A team player who thrives in a fast-paced environment and maintains clear professional boundaries. (Essential)
  • Committed to data collection, reporting, and upholding confidentiality. (Essential)

What You'll Do:

  • Provide face-to-face and telephone support, information, and advocacy to women experiencing domestic abuse with housing needs. (Essential)
  • Conduct comprehensive assessments to understand individual needs and risks, developing personalised safety and support plans. (Essential)
  • Collaborate with key partners like homelessness teams and local authorities to secure safe and secure housing. (Essential)
  • Proactively assess the safety of children involved and take appropriate safeguarding measures. (Essential)
  • Contribute to the overall success of the project through data analysis and reporting. (Essential)

Why Choose This Client?

  • Make a real difference in the lives of women and children escaping abuse.
  • Be part of a supportive and collaborative team environment.
  • Gain valuable experience in the field of domestic violence advocacy.
  • Contribute to the strategic direction of a growing organisation.

Please Note:

  • This position is open to female applicants only as per Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.
  • My Client is committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion. We welcome applications from women with diverse backgrounds.

Ready to make a difference? Apply today!

Contact Oliver Jefferson on or 01772 208962