Ending violence against women and girls

Jobs: Harbour

Harbour is recruiting for female Support Workers to support adult victims of domestic abuse within their teams in North Tyneside, Durham and the Tees Valley. Harbour is also recruiting for a Team Leader to supervise our Adult Support Team in North Tyneside. These staff will work directly with clients, who are often in crisis, and enable them to start making positive changes in their lives. Part time and full-time posts are available.

Jobs: Stockton Council

Stockton Council is looking for a Domestic Abuse Co-Ordinator (Temporary contract for 2 years, 37 hours per week, £29,323 - £31,601 per annum. Benefit & Grade: Grade K). A new opportunity has arisen within the Children's Services Community Safety Unit. Working for Stockton Borough Council you will act as a key contact point to take forward and deliver on the Councils Domestic Abuse Strategy. Stockton Council are looking for someone who has an innovative and flexible approach to help to continually improve the Service.

Jobs: My Sister's Place

My Sister’s Place is looking for a Service Manager. 37 Hours per week, competitive Salary dependent upon experience and agreed responsibilities. My Sister’s Place provides specialist services to women 16 years of age and over and are seeking a Service Manager to direct a range of specialist services. Based in Central Middlesbrough, their holistic approach requires high performing individuals with excellent people skills and an ambition to make a difference. They are seeking an experienced project manager to join our senior management team.

Women's Resource Centre: A Fair Deal for Women Report 2017

The Women's Resource Centre has published Part 2 of the A Fair Deal for Women Report 2017: Women Speak Out on Safety Justice and Support, and Women's Health. This report is a product of two of WRC’s projects: Women Speak Out and A Fair Deal for Women. Both are aimed at joining up the dots of the interconnected nature of women’s inequality in the UK, which spreads across all areas of women’s lives – ranging from poverty, to violence, racism, disablism, unequal representation, and unequal access to justice and human rights.

Jobs: EVA Women's Aid

EVA Women’s Aid (Redcar, Cleveland)  is recruiting the following Staff:

  • Experienced IDVA (Independent Domestic Violence Advocate), full time - £23,000
  • Mental Health Support Worker, fixed-term contract for up to two years.  Full Time - £23,000
  • Children and Young People’s Counsellor, 20 hours pw – salary negotiable

Closing date –noon, 4 September

Interviews Monday 18 September

Twitter is 'failing women' experiencing online threats and harassment

Twitter is doing too little, too slowly to combat online threats, racist and misogynist abuse, according to research carried out by the Fawcett Society and Reclaim the Internet, a cross-party campaign founded by Yvette Cooper MP. Numerous examples of abuse, threats, and hate speech on the platform were identified and reported early last week – by the morning of the 21st August they were still up on the platform, despite the fact that they clearly violate Twitter's own community standards that do not allow direct or indirect threats or can be categorised a

HMIC Survey of Domestic Abuse Practitioners 2017

Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) is conducting an online survey, asking domestic abuse practitioners about their experiences of the service provided by police over the previous 12 months to inform the PEEL Effectiveness inspections they are undertaking this autumn. 

HMIC have asked that survey is not be completed by police officers or police staff, it is intended to be completed by practitioners who work for organisations that provide support to victims of domestic abuse. The survey is currently live and will close at midnight on Friday 8th September 2017.


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