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LGBTQ+ Domestic Violence Advisor job role available in Sussex

Rachel Badham September 16, 2021

Safe in Sussex is recruiting for an LGBTQ+ domestic violence advisor, seeking candidates from within the LGBTQ+ community to assess the risks and needs of LGBTQ+ domestic abuse survivors/victims using an evidence-based risk identification checklist. As part of this role, the candidate will be providing a pro-active, short to medium-term crisis intervention service through individual safety planning and personal support. 

The job is 35 hours per week and will involve working across West Sussex. To obtain an application pack, those interested can either visit or email The organisation is also recruiting for an Eastern European Community advisor who is able to speak one or more Eastern European languages, and a Community Development Officer to create long-term and sustainable co-production mechanisms and establish Lived Experience Board which will be fully represented on the Pan-Sussex Domestic Abuse Partnership Board. 

As well as the roles available at Safe in Sussex, Victim Support is looking for a Health Independent Domestic Violence Advisor to be based in hospital and health locations within Sussex. The job is 37.5 hours per week and will be based in the organisation’s Shoreham-by-Sea office. Those interested can find more information and application forms online.