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Support Worker – Domestic Abuse

  • Slough, Berkshire, England
  • Temporary / Full Time
  • Cherie Harper
  • £12.17 - £12.17

Seven Social care is looking for Domestic Abuse Support worker in Slough

Start: Asap – 31 st December

Rate: £12.17 via umbrella company

39 Hours

The role:

Key Responsibilities:

Adhere to all standards of the Floating Support Service Specification and the Quality Assessment Framework conditions, including, service delivery, completing all monitoring and relevant reports, case files and following all policy and procedures.

  • Empower service users to improve their quality of life by promoting and maintaining independent living for themselves and any dependants they may have.
  • Provide relevant support in accordance to service users’ needs through support and safety planning, risk and needs assessments and through one to one sessions.
  • Enabling service users to develop skills required for independent living and their broader needs by enabling access to other relevant services.
  • Encourage and promote a Multi-agency approach of working to ensure the needs of the service users are met to a high quality which will include partnership working within all aspects of service provision including when relevant, support planning.
  • To establish close contacts with the various communities and statutory and voluntary organisations in the borough.
  • To inform good practice and policy development on the causes and effects of domestic violence.
  • To develop robust SUI including promoting events, networking, fundraising and consulting with service users to ensure that they are fully involved in service review and development.
  • Ensuring confidentiality is kept at all times

Applicant Requirements:

Knowledge/ Experience:

  • Experience in working with domestic abuse
  • Experience of working with people with a range of different support needs, aspirations for their future and associated risks.
  • Experience of delivering high quality floating/outreach support services to people with a range of needs and risks.
  • Good knowledge of welfare benefits and housing options and legislation related to statutory duty.
  • Knowledge of health and safety relevant to role as a Floating Support Worker and working in Service User’s homes.
  • An ability to undertake client-focused key working, support planning and risk assessments to maximise Service Users’ independence.
  • Good understanding of the range of issues, diagnoses and treatment relevant to the client group including mental health and substance misuse.
  • Commitment to equal opportunities and to promoting service users’ rights, privacy, dignity, choice and control. Compliance: Proof of ability to work and live in the UK.

Working with Seven Social Care:

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