As a partner in the award winning Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance (DAHA), Standing Together Against Domestic Violence (STADV) seek to appoint a dynamic DAHA Development Coordinator for Private Landlords to develop best practice to address domestic abuse in the private rented sector. We are seeking a coordinator with a proven track record in project development and management within a partnership context.
We have a rare opportunity for a role in London, that requires knowledge of domestic abuse, interventions as well as administrative and good interpersonal skills.
Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conferences are meetings where information is shared on the highest risk domestic abuse cases to ensure that all parties put in place a plan for safety. Would you like to coordinate this crucial process?
We seek to appoint a dynamic individual to lead Standing Together’s domestic abuse and health response nationally. We are looking for a candidate with a proven track record in project development and coordinating partnerships. You will also have skills in managing or leading staff.
Standing Together coordinates the ground breaking multi-agency response to domestic abuse. Our work is recognised nationally and we continue to influence local and national policy and practice by initiating and driving innovative projects.
Domestic abuse is a significant health issue. In recent years the health response to domestic abuse has become critical to an effective, coordinated response. Best practice guidance and recommendations have targeted health in terms of understanding risk and information sharing. In practice we know that doctors face significant challenges and sometimes conflicting guidance about information sharing and patient confidentiality especially as it relates to adults with capacity where children are not involved.
Forthcoming DVCN Conference
Responding to Multiple Disadvantage: Intersectionality in Policy and Practice - June 14th 2017, London
The conference will explore the concept of ‘intersectionality’ in all its facets as it becomes more and more prominent in discussions around violence against women and girls (VAWG) policy development and service delivery and how best to meet the unique needs and experiences of all survivors.
Blooming Strong Campaign.....We will be celebrating how Blooming Strong women are by handing out flowers today in three London Boroughs.
November 25th every year marks the United Nations day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. At Standing Together, we use this time of year to celebrate the strength of women who have survived gender based violence or supported someone who has.
Standing Together Against Domestic Violence would like to announce the completion of our Domestic Homicide Review (DHR) Case Analysis Report authored by Nicola Sharp-Jeffs and Liz Kelly.
Our CEO, Nicole Jacobs, states in her opening letter:
“The sisters, mothers, daughters, sons and brothers who have been murdered at the hands of their current/former partners or family members are at the heart of this report. It is in their memory that we feel compelled to learn as much as we can from their tragic experience….
On 24th April Councillor Lisa Homan ran the London Marathon to raise money for Standing Together. Not only did finish without any blisters, she also wildly exceeded her fundraising target!
Lisa, we are hugely grateful for your support.
If you would like to make a donation to Lisa, just go to her JustGiving page.
We are thrilled to announce that HM Treasury has awarded Standing Together £311,000 to continue and progress our work with health trusts to idenitfy and respond to domestic abuse. The funding enables us to continue our local partnership work with mental health services and to build a national health alliance to support a network of operational experts to embed best practice into acute and mental health trusts.