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Domestic Violence Support Worker

  • Location

    Derbyshire, England

  • Sector:

    Housing & Property Services, Supported Housing

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £Competitive

  • Consultant:

    Charlotte Rounthwaite

  • Email:

    housing@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    CRDVSW_1638977309

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2022-01-07

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Domestic Violence Support Worker
Temporary, Fixed Term
Derbyshire


Sellick Partnership are currently recruiting for an experienced IDVA to join our client on a fixed term basis. You will play a pivotal role in providing practical and emotional support to adults who are experiencing or have experienced domestic abuse.

Key Responsibilities of the Domestic Violence Support Worker:

  • Work with clients to assess needs and risks, and plan a package of support and risk management individually to them
  • Providing practical and emotional support to adults
  • Assessing referrals for both community and refuge based services
  • Safety and Support Planning
  • Supporting the delivery of group work both in refuge and local community
  • Travelling throughout service delivery area to deliver support and attendance at multi-agency meetings
  • Working in partnership with other agencies where required to advocate for our clients and ensure risk is managed and support needs are met (e.g. Social care; police; CAB; housing departments; Job Centre and Benefits agencies)

Essential Criteria of the Domestic Violence Support Worker:

  • Previous experience of working with and supporting clients who have experienced domestic abuse
  • Full UK Driving Licence and access to own vehicle
  • DBS

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