Job opportunity: YOUNG PERSONS RESTORATIVE IDVA (Barnsley)

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10 March 2020

Remedi are recruiting a Young Persons Restorative Independent Domestic Violence Advisor, to provide high quality Restorative interventions and advice for young people (aged 13-21) and parents/carers who are experiencing domestic abuse, with a focus on reducing risk and aiding emotional recovery from the harmful impacts of domestic abuse. This will include emotional and practical support and the delivery of restorative interventions. The role is funded by IDAS currently until the end of March 2022. You will work 35 hours per week and will primarily cover the Barnsley area.

“You have been amazing, I really appreciate your help, and have felt at ease.”

Quote from a service user affected by Domestic Abuse in Barnsley

Remedi want you to be able to provide telephone and/or face to face, emotional and practical support to people affected by Domestic Abuse in Barnsley. Your primary role will involve delivering support and restorative interventions with young people (aged 13-21) who are experiencing domestic abuse.

In addition to this, you will develop and deliver groups to assist young people to overcome the negative impacts of domestic abuse and to prevent abusive relationships in the future.

You will also be expected to undertake restorative interventions with young people and parents/carers where the young person is showing abusive behaviours towards their parent/carer(s).

You will be fully trained in using restorative approaches with the people you work WITH. This will include being trained and confident in delivering Restorative Mentoring Services, Mediation, Restorative Justice and Restorative Circles. This will help the people we work with to cope with what is happening to them and their families, and to work towards reducing the impact of the Domestic Abuse.

You will work to build positive relationships and ensure partnership working with Supporting Victims’ Unit, Housing, DWP, Health, Social Services, Solicitors, Police, Youth Offending Service, Courts etc. on behalf of clients and to act as their advocate where appropriate. Good working relationships are key to succeeding in this area of work.

Location:         Barnsley, Queen Street

Hours:              35 hours per week

Salary:             £20,280 p.a. plus 6% pension contribution

Leave:             25 days plus Bank Holidays

Application Process

Please return completed application forms electronically to

Application form can be downloaded from

Hard copies of completed applications can be sent to:


The Circle,

33 Rockingham Lane,


S1 4FW

Closing date for receipt of completed applications: Friday 20th March 2020

Interviews are schedule to take place on: Thursday 2nd April 2020