Survive and Thrive Children and Families Practitioner, Survive and Thrive Service, Bradford
37 hours per week
Grade 3 (lower): £26,949 - £29,573 per annum
Temporary 12 month contract (initially)
Bradford Survive and Thrive is an exciting and innovative multi-agency partnership bringing together 3 organisations, Family Action, Staying Put and Women’s Centre Limited who are working together to develop a ‘one system approach’ for families affected by domestic abuse and sexual violence.
This new role is to work closely with the joint access and referral point for the Survive and Thrive consortium, One Front Door. The post holder will be available to triage referrals, offer advice at point of access, undertake child and family assessments to identify need and refer on for appropriate support, offer holding interventions whilst awaiting referral and carry a small protected caseload.
The impact of your work will be to facilitate the smooth flow of appropriate referrals into the service ensuring that partners and referrers are clear about our service offer. In addition you will work with families to assess need, strengthen relationships and reduce the impact of domestic abuse related trauma on children.
Your skills and experience
If you have experience of working with children and families who have experienced domestic abuse and skills in triage and assessment we would like to hear from you.
What will we offer you?
You will join a positive team passionate about delivering high quality innovative services with a strong commitment to continuous learning and development in evidence based models. You will have the opportunity to thrive in an innovative organisation that values your opinion, encourages learning and has the needs of children and families at its core.
Family Action has an excellent wellbeing offer and will invest in your professional development with on-going quality training and career development opportunities including training in trauma informed practice. You will be offered regular individual supervision and group consultation together with your team. Family Action offers a generous pension scheme and leave entitlements.
Family Action are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in all that we do and we particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates, candidates with disabilities, because we are committed to increasing the representation of these groups at Family Action. We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants and will reimburse your travel cost if you attend an interview.
We are a people focused, can-do organisation, which strives for excellence in all we do and operates with mutual respect. If you share these values and behaviours and have the necessary skills then we look forward to hearing from you.
Please complete an application form to be considered for the role. For an application pack and further information visit www.family-action.org.uk/workingwithus.
Please email completed applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 15th June 2021, 9am
Interview date: TBC
Appointments are subject to Family Action receiving a satisfactory disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
At Family Action we transform lives by providing practical, emotional and financial support to the most vulnerable members of our society – those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation. We have been building stronger families since 1869 and today we work with more than 60,000 families in over 150 community-based services, as well as supporting thousands more through national programmes and grants.