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(ISVA) LEAD Independent Sexual Violence Advisor

  • Location:

    Bedfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Medical and Healthcare

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  • Salary:

    Up to £28752 per annum

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Job Description

Early Childhood Partnership (ECP) is a consortium of three children and families charities:
Families First Bedfordshire is the Trading name for the Horizons, Talk:4M, ISVA Service and Perpetrator programmes.

The Sexual Violence Support Service Lead will manage the development of the Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA) team across Bedfordshire to provide improved accessibility to sexual violence support services for children and adults. They will provide advice, risk evaluation, support and information to all professionals working with victims of sexual violence, for victims and survivors of sexual violence and the public. The post holder will lead in crisis situations and provide advice and guidance on child protection and adult safeguarding issues and information sharing concerns.

You will be responsible for leading, developing and line managing the ISVA team and Project Administrator to provide a high-quality frontline service to victims/survivors of Sexual Violence, and ensure all relevant commissioned Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are exceeded

To lead the operational direction of the service ensuring that the views of the clients inform future developments.
Undertake case audits to ensure that all records are accurate and complete, and lead the team to provide proactive, short, medium to long term support through the criminal justice system, based on thorough individual safety and support (SAS) assessment plans, incorporating risk assessment.

Establish and develop excellent relationships with all relevant commissioners, other stakeholders, ECP managers and SARC

Initiate and develop multi-agency partnerships through clear protocols and referral pathway agreements.
Act as a Safeguarding Lead for the Sexual Violence Support Service, and support Head of Family Support to develop and implement appropriate policies and procedures to support excellence across the Service.

For a full job description please email or call 07484 543940


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