Children’s Support Worker – Refuge based.
Hours: 37.5 hours per week,
Mondays- 3pm- 8pm
Tuesdays- 9am – 5pm
One Saturday plus one Sunday per 4 weeks 11 to 4pm.
Exact times and dates may be negotiated for the right candidate.
Salary: £23,751 FTE Plus £21 per on call session and an additional £14.00 p/h if called out.
Responsible to: Service Manager/Management Committee
Location: NCWA Refuge
Children’s Support Worker will be responsible for providing a refuge service for children and their mothers who are experiencing or escaping domestic violence and abuse. You will provide personal welfare support and to ensure that families are provided with a safe, supportive and welcoming environment along with practical, emotional and safety planning support to children and young people in refuge and during resettlement. The post holder will be flexible, adaptable and prepared to manage a wide range of duties and able to work within a confidential and safeguarding environment.
A full Enhanced Disclosing and Barring Service check will be required for this post.
The post holder will be professional and approachable building positive relationships with residents and staff and liaising with any relevant statutory and voluntary agencies including the Police and Social care. The post holder will attend case conferences when necessary effectively working as the lead case worker for the children in the family. Providing practical and emotional support to women and their children within the refuge through weekly support sessions, regular reviews of individual support plans and risk and need assessments, ensuring women and children have essential and immediate needs met as a priority.
The post holder’s main duties will be to provide support and opportunities to children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse and violence and to be the led.
The post is initially funded for one year from the start date. This post will be subject to relevant Disclosure and Barring Scheme checks and it is an Occupational Requirement that applications are open to women only, as permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1, Paragraph 1, of the Equality Act 2010.
An application form and job description are available from our website www.centralwomensaid.org No agencies please. Please return the completed application to: Trustees@centralwomensaid.org
By Midday on Friday 15th October 2021. Interview date and arrangements: To be confirmed
We reserve the right to end recruitment early.