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You can telephone our helpline in the strictest confidence on:
0161 477 4271

Lines are staffed Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm and there is an answerphone outside of these hours.

If we are unable to answer your call, or you need support outside of these hours, you should contact the national domestic abuse helpline on: 0808 2000 247

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Staff Vacancies

Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA)

Fixed term contract until 1st April 2020 with the possibility of extension subjected to funding

37 hours per week

Salary £23,698 per annum

Stockport Without Abuse is a highly regarded, specialist charity educating, supporting and empowering individuals & families affected by domestic abuse.

We are seeking an experienced, committed and creative Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA) to join our amazing team.

If you believe that you have the qualities and skills to meet this challenging and exciting opportunity, we would like to hear from you.

Main purpose of the post: 

To provide high quality frontline support, to victims of domestic abuse (DVA), delivering a proactive service to those at high risk to meet their identified needs .The post holder will work collaboratively within a multiagency framework consisting of, amongst others, the MARAC partners, Stockport Community Safety Partnership, Children and Adult Safeguarding services and local partners and community projects to establish a multi-agency response to domestic abuse.The post holder will support victims through utilising Criminal Justice System prior to, during and after court hearings; ensuring they are supported and informed of legal options and implications.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further please contact us on 0161 477 4294

To request an application pack please email

Please send your completed application and covering letter to:

Applications ONLY – no CV is accepted for this role

Closing date for applications is 4pm Monday 26th November 2018

Interviews will be held Friday 7th December 2018

Please note due to the nature of our work, this post is restricted to women applicants only under Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010  


There are no volunteer vacancies at present.


You can make a real difference to our life-changing and life-saving work by getting together with some friends or work colleagues to raise funds for us.  It doesn’t matter how great or small your event is; every penny counts.  We will make sure that your efforts are recognised and that you learn of how your money was spent.  Previous activities have included a sponsored slim, bag packing, football cards and many other things.  Tell us your idea today!

We are always happy to come and give a short presentation about the work we do and the difference we make to people’s lives in Stockport to any group.  Please contact us on if you would like us to come and talk to you.

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