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Family Courts Team Manager

£38,498 (pro rata)  incl ILW + 3% auto enrolment pension contribution
Part-time 3 days/week

We are seeking a Family Courts Team Manager to oversee DVIP’s high performing team undertaking risk assessments with domestic violence perpetrators and vulnerability assessments with survivors/victims referred by Children’s Services teams across London, and by the Family Courts. You will ensure the effective co-ordination and delivery of the service, providing line management and case supervision to all team members, as well as contributing to DVIP’s strategic and programme development.

You will have good knowledge of working with both survivors/victims and perpetrators of domestic violence, including significant experience of undertaking specialist domestic violence risk assessments and vulnerability assessments within the child protection and family court arena and of writing and proofing complex and detailed reports to the highest standard. Organised and adaptable, you will be an experienced manager with the ability to support and lead a team of specialist practitioners, to communicate clearly across a range of settings regarding sensitive and complex issues and to take difficult decisions.

Closing date: Friday 2nd June at 5pm

Interviews: Week of 19th June 

To apply please download the pack opposite, if you have any difficulties with downloading please contact claire.schaller@dvip.org.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Liz Ostrowski at Liz@dvip.org

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.


DVIP are also currently recruiting for the following voluntary roles:


Child Therapy Placement

We are looking for Penultimate or final year trainees/graduate therapists looking for an opportunity to broaden their experiences or those would like to specialise in the field of domestic/sexual abuse. The work would include individual child therapy - up to 5 clients a day.    

The interviews are on the 9th May 2017 and 20th June 201 with the placement starting in September 2017. Further details are in the download section opposite (please email claire.schaller@dvip.org if you have any problems downloading this).

A CV & covering letter should be sent to: Hasret.tekin@dvip.org or therapy@dvip.orgCall us on  020 8748 8298.   


Al-Aman Volunteer

We are looking for volunteers to support either, the administration and evaluation, or outreach tasks of our Al-Aman team which works with Arabic speaking communities across London.  You do not need to speak Arabic as this is a support role, although doing so would be a bonus and may enable a progression to a wider range of volunteering opportunities within the team. 

Availability: At least 7 hours per week is preferred

Location of administration and evaluation support is at DVIP’s Hammersmith office and outreach activities may take place across various London boroughs

Please download and complete the application form in the download section opposite and return this form to: volunteering@dvip.org. If you are unable to download the form please contact claire.lee@dvip.org


Events & Fundraising  Volunteer

In 2017, DVIP celebrates it 25th birthday. We are seeking volunteers with the following experience to support us in marking this special event with a series of awareness raising and fundraising events:

  • Event planning;
  • Fundraising (experience of obtaining sponsorship and corporate support would be especially useful);
  • Communications.

In addition, we are looking for someone who has the following skills:

  • An ability to present a case clearly, convincingly and compassionately to different audiences.
  • Very good I.T. skills.
  • The ability to multi-task, prioritise and meet deadlines.
  • A basic awareness of issues of domestic abuse and an interest in this sector.
  • The ability to work well in a small team.
  • An understanding of and a commitment to work in accordance with the Confidentiality and Equal Opportunities Policies of the organisation.

Location: DVIP’s Hammersmith office

Please download and complete the application form in the download section opposite and return this form to: volunteering@dvip.org. If you are unable to download the form please contact claire.lee@dvip.org 

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