IDVA (Independent Domestic Violence Advocate) Based in HMP New Hall


Dear Applicant,


Thank you for your enquiry about the post of IDVA in HMP Newhall at Together Women.


If you are looking for a challenge and are passionate about making a real difference to the lives of women in a custodial setting, we want to hear from you. We are looking for a dynamic, forward thinking individual who has the knowledge, skills and experience to work in a challenging, but very rewarding role.


You will form part of a multi-disciplinary team that are highly skilled in meeting the needs of this complex cohort of women. Through a partnership approach with our colleagues in both custody and community, you will assess risk, safeguard and reduce further harm for those being released.


Please find enclosed the role profile, supporting information and an application form.


The closing date for applications is Friday 26th February 2021.  We will write to you shortly after the closing date to inform you of the outcome of your application. 


Date of Interview is to be confirmed.


Please email your application to [email protected] and ensure that you include the reference number for this vacancy – IDVANEW


Receipt of your application will be acknowledged.


If you would like further information on the role please contact Tina Vink [email protected]


 Please note this post exempt under section 7 (2) (e) and (f) of The Sex Discrimination Act 1975 and therefore open to female applicants only. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.