LGBT Independent Domestic Violence Advocate

Birmingham LGBT is seeking to recruit to a new and exciting pilot post of LGBT Independent Domestic Violence Advocate funded by the Birmingham Community Safety Partnership. The aim of the project is to ensure that LGBT victims/survivors of domestic violence have access to an LGBT IDVA who will offer support, signposting, advocacy, risk management and safety planning.

The post will be responsible for delivery of this exciting pilot project working with key stakeholders and partners. Including; provide independent advocacy and support, develop multi-agency links and partnerships, inform survivors of full range of civil, criminal and practical options  and deliver training around LGBT domestic violence/abuse.

The successful applicant will join a motivated and enthusiastic team based at the Birmingham LGBT Centre in Central Birmingham.


Terms: NJC scale point 30 £24,892 – £26,539

Plus up to 5% matched pension contributions

Flexible 37 hours per week, with some evening and weekend work; 25 days annual leave entitlement.

1 year Fixed term contract ongoing subject to funding.

Birmingham LGBT is an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date for applications is midday on Thursday 16 October 5pm


or email

For more details contact Steph Keeble on 0121 643 0821


Befrienders/Peer Mentoring Volunteers

We also have volunteering opportunities available for activities and events support as part of this project, please contact Ann Strach for more details

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