Stalking, Domestic Abuse & Sexual Violence
The overall purpose of this role is to provide specialist targeted support to individuals including male, female, non-binary and self-identified individuals and couples from LGBTQ+ and BAME groups, fathers with their children and for women with older boys in our specialist refuge/safe space. As well as carrying a caseload you will offer support to colleagues across this area and share vacancies ensuring access to the refuge from partner agencies.
This is an exciting role for an experienced practitioner who wants to develop their skills by providing specialist and targeted support to individuals and families with diverse and complex needs. You will be able to identify and engage with groups such as rural populations, older people, BAMER and LGBTQ+ communities and other isolated groups highlighted through the development of this project.
This is a great opportunity for the right person to co-ordinate the provision of enhanced security at the home of individuals who have experienced Domestic Abuse. Working within the Integrated Domestic Abuse Team, the post holder will be responsible for the surveying of property, engaging external contractors to complete identified works and ensuring the completed works meets the agreed specifications. The skilled and experienced post holder will work across the county linking with DVA workers to carry out safety planning and complete risk assessments, offering tailored support, assistance and advice.
As a support worker you will provide proactive “in-reach” support to people living in refuge and outreach, move on and resettlement support, providing a flexible, trauma informed, client centred risk led service. Workers lead on assessments, facilitate drop ins, develop a range of parenting support interventions, lead on and arrange campaigns and awareness raising events and design, develop and facilitate group work in accommodation and community settings.
The SPOC Partner will support the wider team with the delivery of the project and carry out allocated tasks such as attending court, co-facilitating groups and supporting clients to refuge accommodation as directed. The SPOC Partner will also support the delivery of the integrated service and be the first point of contact for clients, professionals and others via the SPOC phone and email.
The You First SPOC Partner will provide a full administrative and data collection service along with the opportunity to support the wider team with the delivery of the service. This exciting role enables a skilled administrator to build on their support skills with tasks such as attending court, preparing rooms for training, being a co-facilitator delivering training and supporting clients into refuge.