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Female* Outreach Project Worker (Children and Young People) - STOPDA66


Female* Outreach Project Worker (Children and Young People)

Victim Service West

*This post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

Salary: £21,121 per annum pro-rata

Hours: 15-16 hours a week

Location: Winchester District

This is a fixed term contract until 30/09/20

Workers should be “violence free in their own lives.”

Applicants are asked not to put themselves forward for selection if this is not the case.

 

MAIN PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF THE JOB

  • To provide support, advice and assistance to children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse living in the community and in refuge.

  • The work will focus on preventing domestic abuse and breaking the cycle of abuse by providing support for children and young people in the refuge and in the community and supporting children and young people to keep safe.

  • Work to empower and support children/young people to make positive choices.

  • To provide holistic one to one support including exploring healthy relationships, expressing emotions, safety, wellbeing, education and family relationships.

  •   To provide parenting support to women living in the refuge and Stop Domestic Abuse clients/parents of clients living in the community.

  • Providing group work for adults, families, children and young people.

  • The post-holder work as part of the refuge team, with families who live in the refuge, families who have moved out of the refuge and children and young people who are referred via the Front Door Service.

  • To work in partnership with voluntary and statutory sector organisations and the community; attend meetings and events including in the evenings and at weekends.

  • To work in partnership with voluntary and statutory sector organisations and the community; attend meetings and events including in the evenings and at weekends

Due to the nature of the role a clean driving licence and the use of a car is an essential requirement.

Please click on links below to download an application pack and email your completed application to info@stopdomesticabuse.uk.  

We will recruit the first suitable applicants, so apply early as we may close applications earlier.

Closing date: 2nd September, 9am   

An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role.