Volunteering and Job Opportunities

Joining the NCDV Team

NCDV offers various volunteer opportunities for anyone who wishes to join our team and contribute to the service. The most popular and consistently available opportunity is the McKenzie Friend role, though other roles open from time to time (see below).

All applications are welcome. Due to high demand and service standards however NCDV cannot accept all applications.

Please use the below contact details for all further enquiries.

 

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Contact NCDV

We anticipate many questions can be answered by reading the information available in the volunteering opportunities section of this website and therefore ask that you first use the above links to access this information before contacting NCDV. Please make sure that you do not use the NCDV emergency 0800 number to make enquiries about volunteering as this line need to be free for emergency inquiries.

To enquire please email to the details below.

Many thanks.

Contact:   volunteer@ncdv.org.uk

 

Job opportunities at our head office in Guildford, Surrey.

Assistant Team Leader

This role is to work for the National Centre for Domestic Violence (NCDV) as an Assistant to the Team Leader where you will join a highly skilled and motivated workforce. NCDV is the leading organisation in the UK helping protect victims of domestic abuse by obtaining emergency civil injunctions on their behalf. Obtaining 35% of all UK injunctions, NCDV provides a free, fast emergency service to those in need regardless of their financial circumstances.

You will be working full time (Monday – Friday, 9am – 5:30pm) directly with victims of domestic abuse and provide legal support from the first instruction to preparing the court bundle. The objective of the role is assist the Team Leader in helping as many victims as possible with proficient legal skills and attention to detail.

About the role

  • Supporting the Team Leader
  • Interviewing clients
  • Drafting court applications and legal aid documentation
  • Providing high quality casework bundles to panel solicitors
  • Client management – keeping all parties informed
  • General office admin and support as required

About You

  • A ‘can do’ attitude, able to motivate and support a team
  • A proactive approach with an ability to work independently
  • Communicate effectively, positively & professionally
  • Practical, calm & common sense approach to problem solving
  • Law degree student with strong academic background
  • Excellent computer literacy skills

The benefits

  • Full, in-house training
  • Salary £17-£18,000 per annum
  • Holiday: 20 days per annum plus bank holidays

To apply:

Please send your covering letter and CV to hr@ncdv.org.uk

 

Case Worker

This role is to work for the National Centre for Domestic Violence (NCDV) as a Case Worker where you will join a highly skilled and motivated workforce. NCDV is the leading organisation in the UK helping protect victims of domestic abuse by obtaining emergency civil injunctions on their behalf. Obtaining 35% of all UK injunctions, NCDV provides a free, fast emergency service to those in need regardless of their financial circumstances.

You will be working directly with victims of domestic abuse and provide legal support from the first instruction to preparing the application for Court. The objective of the role is assist victims as quickly as possible with proficient legal skills and attention to detail.

About the role

  • Interviewing clients
  • Drafting Court Applications and legal aid documentation
  • Handling calls
  • General office admin and support as required

About You

  • A proactive approach with an ability to work independently
  • Communicate effectively, positively & professionally
  • Practical, calm & common sense approach to problem solving
  • Law degree, LPC or GDL student with strong academic background
  • Excellent computer literacy skills

The benefits

  • Flexible hours – when you are available and when we have work available (during usual business hours Monday – Friday 9am – 5:30pm)
  • £8.75 p/h
  • Full, in-house training
  • Self employed status, you can fit working for NCDV in with another job

 

To apply:

Please send your covering letter and CV to hr@ncdv.org.uk