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Bilingual Community Domestic Abuse Advisor - Portuguese

LeewayHours: 30 hour post speaking fluent Portuguese

Contract: Fixed term until 31/03/2020

Location: covering Norfolk & Suffolk

Salary: £19,655 (pro rata) rising to £21,375 (pro rata) after successful completion of probation

Job Purpose

To provide an effective, supportive and confidential service for adults at risk of / or fleeing domestic violence/abuse and identifying as having “No Recourse to Public Funds”, requiring support in the community as part of Leeway’s Community services team.


To be fluent in both English and Portuguese. Experience of working with vulnerable people from the migrant communities, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and an understanding of the dynamics of domestic abuse, risk assessment and safety planning. Current accredited qualification or willing to undertake a SafeLives accredited training course is an essential requirement.

Driving License with business insurance and the ability to travel throughout Norfolk and Suffolk is essential.

For an application pack please email

Women only to apply: S.7 (2)(e) SDA applies. ‘Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1’

Closing Date: Monday 25th February 2019 (5pm)