Changing Pathways (formerly Basildon Women’s Aid) is a domestic abuse charity that supports individuals and their children experiencing or fleeing domestic abuse across Basildon, Brentwood, Castle Point, Rochford and Thurrock.

Changing Pathways continually seeks new ways to advocate for those who are currently or have previously experienced interpersonal violence, stalking and harassment. We are involved in campaigning work and as an affiliated member of national Women’s Aid Federation of England, we work to the national best practice standards set.

Changing Pathways is committed to breaking the cycle and impact of domestic abuse, and as such, we will only accept applications from candidates who share our vision and have a feminist perspective to eliminate the unequal positioning of those experiencing domestic abuse.

Available positions:

Independent Stalking Advocate – Full Time

Funded by the Big Lottery Fund Women and Girls Initiative, we are seeking a dynamic and skilled practitioner to work in our specialist service to provide an efficient and effective independent service to adult survivors who have experience of stalking and harassment. We are seeking candidates who strive to achieve the best outcomes for our service users, helping them to recover from their experiences and live fulfilling lives.

Reports to: Senior Independent Stalking Advocate

Hours: 37.5 hours per week with the post holder participating in an out of hours on-call service. There is an expectation that the post holder will be willing to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service, including evenings and weekends.

Salary: £25,000 per annum

Benefits include 25 days’ holiday per annum, clinical and group supervision, training opportunities and a work place pension.

To apply please complete the application form available from our website, demonstrating how you meet the requirements of the role and send to

For an informal discussion of the role please contact Beth Hammond on 01268 729 707

Applications should be received no later than 9am on Monday 23rd April 2018.

Interviews to be held, week commencing 30th April 2018.

Changing Pathways is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and is open to women only (*Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).

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ISA JD April 2018

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