Domestic Abuse Specialist Worker

Location: Maidenhead  |  Berkshire  |  England
Sector: Social Care
Consultant: Sam Boggis
Job Reference: 39439
Salary: £15 - £17
Job Status: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care are looking for a couple of temporary Domestic Abuse Specilalist Workers. These vacancies are available on a contract until March 2020 and the hourly rate will be between £15 – £17 p/h.

The role:

We are looking for a worker who specialises in working with families who are affected by Domestic Abuse and can bring their expertise and experience to this new and exciting role. The candidate will need to be pro-active and show initiative. This new and exciting role will be fundamental in improving outcomes for our children and families.

The Domestic Abuse Specialist worker will receive referrals from statutory services and work with the victim and child(ren). The candidate will manage a caseload where Domestic Abuse is a factor within the family unit or children are experiencing DV within their own relationship, ensuring the child receives an age-appropriate service, individual to their needs. Deliver high quality intensive support interventions for children and victims who are effected by Domestic Abuse.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Enabling the parent to recognise and understand power and coercive control dynamics and patterns of abuse and its impact on their parenting, as well as the impact on their children, in order to empower them to make future positive choices for their family.
  • Supporting the parent/child to develop a personalised plan of support, to maintain safety in the event of an incident with focus on protecting the whole family.
  • Strengthening the bond between parent and child by creating personalised communication and recovery strategies with families.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: N/A.
  • Experience: 2+ years working in a similar role.
  • Compliance: URecent DBS check.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Social Care:

Established in 2011, Seven Social Care is a leading provider of social care professionals to county councils, charities, hospitals, care homes and private organisations across the UK.

Seven is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of social care; including Children and Adults, Mental Health, Substance Misuse, Community, Support Work and everything in between.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2018, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

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