Join the Team
DV-ACT are a small team of professionals who have worked together for many years, with the primary aim of keeping children safe from abuse. We work with local authorities and the family courts across the UK to provide expert assessments and treatment programmes where domestic or sexual abuse is a child protection concern.
We are currently looking for professionals to join our team of sessional assessors and treatment providers. Further details are below, please apply by sending your CV to Claire Verney at firstname.lastname@example.org
We are currently looking for psychologists to complete independent expert assessments for cases in care proceedings, where domestic abuse is a concern.
We are also looking for psychologists who can undertake cognitive testing of parents that will form part of our domestic abuse risk assessments.
The roles will involve working both independently and alongside our domestic abuse risk assessors to provide expert assessment
reports for local authorities and the family courts.
Domestic Abuse Risk Assessors
We are seeking professionals with post-graduate qualifications in a relevant field with a proven track record of working with domestic abuse perpetrators and victims.
This role will involve working independently to assess the risk that parents pose to their children, specifically where domestic or sexual abuse is a concern. Excellent communication and writing skills will be required. Please note that this role includes attending family court hearings as an expert witness.
Domestic Abuse Treatment Workers
DV-ACT are looking to expand its treatment programme provision for victims and perpetrators of domestic abuse. This could be in both individual and group work settings, face to face or working remotely via Zoom (or similar).
Experience of direct work with domestic abuse perpetrators and victims is essential, with the ability to keep detailed case notes and liaise professionally with social workers, solicitors and our expert assessors.
Working with DV-ACT
All the positions currently available are on a sessional basis whereby the worker will invoice for their time/work completed. When working with DV-ACT you can expect:
Training and mentorship from our established expert team
Supervision from our clinical managers
Full administrative support from our practice manager
Independent home working
To be involved in a pioneering organisation committed to ensuring the safety of children from abuse.
To apply, or for more information, please contact the practice manager, Claire Verney, at email@example.com.