Domestic Abuse Duty Volunteer

Barnet SASS
Closing date
1-3 days per week
Contract type
Interview date

About the Service

Our busy Barnet SASS team is seeking a reliable, organised and compassionate Domestic Abuse Duty Volunteer to assist the advocacy team. Barnet Solace Advocacy and Support Service (SASS) is a team made up of IDVAs, A Group Worker and IRIS Workers. We work with all levels of risk and work closely with our partner agencies to ensure victims/survivors of domestic violence receive a good standard of service.

About the Role

The duty caseworker acts as the first point of contact for service users and professionals accessing the Barnet SASS service. As a Barnet SASS Volunteer, you will be responsible for processing new referrals and supporting the team with admin tasks such as, minute taking and referring onto other agencies. Depending on your experience, you may also support the team by undertaking initial assessments and safety planning with survivors of abuse. You may also be asked to co-deliver group sessions such as ARISE

About You

The ideal candidate would have demonstrable experience of working with those affected by domestic and/or sexual violence and/or a willingness to learn. You will have excellent administrative and time management skills; including multi-tasking and using excel.

You will have a good understanding of the causes and dynamics of domestic and sexual abuse, including its impact on victims/survivors. A flexible approach to your work and a commitment to the values of Solace Women’s Aid is essential.

Interview Dates TBC.

How to apply

Please read the Volunteer Role Description before you attempt to fill out the application form.

Please complete the Volunteer Application Form and ensure you clearly state the role you are applying for.

Please complete the Volunteer Equality Monitoring Form.

Send the completed Application Form & Monitoring Form along with your current CV to [email protected].

Please note that our volunteer opportunities are open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1), and that these volunteer roles are exempt from the rehabilitation of offenders act 1974 and subject to enhanced DBS checks where applicable.

Applications which are incomplete will not be reviewed. All our roles are during office hours only unless stated otherwise.