Vacancy Detail

Independent Sexual Violence Advocate (Home Based)

Role:                           Home Based Independent Sexual Violence Advocate - ISVA

Based:                        Home Based

Rate:                           £16 – 18 per hour dependent on experience

Start Date:                  ASAP – March 2023

Duration:                    3 months with the possibility of an extension

Qualification:             Lime Cultures, CAADA or other recognised ISVA Qualification


Our client, a specialist charity that provides support to victims of rape and sexual abuse, is looking to recruit an ISVA to support and advocate on behalf of adults who have experienced sexual abuse and/ or rape (both recent and historic).


Synopsis of duties:

  • Develop and deliver a non-therapeutic advocacy and support service to clients aged 13 and above
  • Manage a caseload and provide emotional, practical and advocacy support through the Criminal Justice System
  • Explain criminal, legal and if relevant civil remedies and housing options to the clients and provide information and support around Criminal Injuries Compensation
  • Support clients to access additional services and support including mental health and counselling, housing, benefits, family support, sexual health and SARC
  • Contribute to Safeguarding and risk management decisions and work with the client, management, and partner agencies to ensure the clients safety remains paramount
  • Providing information about the impact of sexual violence and signposting clients and their families to specialist support services
  • Work closely with local and regional communities to improve referral pathways, reduce barriers to support and partnership working
  • Promote the service and ensure clients have access to all available services


Essential Requirements:

  • Experience of advocating on behalf of victims of sexual abuse, domestic violence, CSE and/ or Child Sexual Abuse
  • An understanding of child protection, safeguarding, safety planning, risk assessments, Criminal and Civil Justice Systems
  • Proven track record of successfully carrying and managing a complex caseload within a community cased setting
  • Recognised ISVA qualification is essential.


For more information, please email us your CV to or Ria on 0204 566 5515.

Supporting Futures Consulting acts as both an employer and an agency.



Location: Home Based | Salary: 16 - 18 per hour | Job type: Contract | Posted: 21/03/2023