Children & Families Domestic Abuse Worker


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Children and Families Domestic Abuse Worker, Survive and Thrive

Based in Bradford, West Yorkshire
29.6 hours per week (part-time)
Grade 2 (lower) point 11-15: £20,375 - £23,038 FTE (£16,300 - £18,430.40 per annum)

Fixed term contract: until September 2023

Bradford Survive and Thrive is an exciting and innovative new 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’ to families affected by domestic abuse and sexual violence.

This role is to work with children and families who have experienced domestic abuse / sexual violence to help reduce their trauma symptoms and rebuild fractured relationships.

Your impact

You will work with the children and families to assess their needs and devise a child focused support plan. You will help the parents understand the impact of domestic abuse on their children and enable them to better support their children. You will ensure the families are linked in with relevant local universal and targeted provision.

Your skills   

If you have experience of working with children and families who have experienced domestic abuse, understand the impact of trauma on children and families and can undertake assessments and work in partnership with other local agencies to build support plans, we would like to hear from you.

We are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in all that we do and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQIA+ candidates and candidates with disabilities because we are committed to increasing the representation of these groups at Family Action. We know that greater diversity will lead to even greater results for families and children and strive for our workforce to be truly representative of the diverse communities we support. We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants and will reimburse your travel cost if you attend an interview.

What will we offer you?

We’ll offer you a generous pension scheme and leave entitlements, eye care vouchers, a cycle to work scheme and other great benefits. We are happy to talk flexible working. All roles in Family Action are open to a discussion about possible flexible working options, subject to business needs, and all new starters will have the right to make a flexible working request from day one of employment. We have an excellent wellbeing offer and we will invest in your professional development with on-going quality training and career development opportunities. You’ll join an established, supportive and high-performing service and 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.

We are forward looking, ambitious and committed to continuous improvement. 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.  

Closing date:               Friday 15th April 2022 at 09:00am

Interview date:            26th April 2022
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 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.

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Job description

Closing date: 15th April 2022 9:00am
Hours: 29.6 per week
Salary: £20,375-£23,038 Pro-Rata
Salary Frequency: Per annum
This job is connected with: Family Action