Community Domestic Abuse Specialist Worker
(City of Wolverhampton funded)
Wage/Salary £20,000 (Maternity cover)
As the Community Domestic Abuse Specialist Worker, you will support females over the age of 16yrs who may have dependent children who are victims or survivors of domestic violence and abuse, this will include aspects of the Violence Against Women and Girls strategy, such as forced marriage and honour-based violence.
You will provide practical information, advice and support to women in the community who are transitioning or exiting from move on refuge provision, or women living within their own homes.
You will be the first point of support to women and children that are community-based and provide a high-quality frontline service provision to:
-survivors of domestic abuse and homelessness
-survivors who attend the Domestic Violence Intervention Project
-and those hardest to reach.
You will provide support to de-escalate their risk and sustain that reduction.
You will have 2 years minimum experience of effectively key working victims in similar settings and proven experience of working with a med/ low-risk caseload.
Closing date: 21st September 2018
Interview Date: 28th September 2018
For application pack and job description, please visit our website www.havenrefuge.org.uk or email firstname.lastname@example.org or send an A4 self-addressed envelope with 95p postage stating the job title to: The Haven Wolverhampton, 18 Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton, WV1 4LB
Under the Care Standards Act 2000; all posts are subject to Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Due to the nature of our work, Schedule 9 (1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies, therefore applications from women only will be considered. The Haven Wolverhampton is an equal opportunities employer
This project receives financial support from Wolverhampton City Council. Registered Charity No. 1065427