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Position: Refuge Worker (Part Time, Fixed Term) 0544
Contract Type: Fixed term until 31st January 2023.
Hours: Part time, 18.75 hours per week
Salary: £11,321.50 per annum
Benefits: a competitive salary with annual progression within points of the salary grade; 28 days annual leave increasing to 30 days; a pension scheme that includes a 6% employer contribution; as well as a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme
Closing Date: 9:00am 15th October 2021
About the Role:
As a Refuge Worker, you will be responsible for providing high quality practical and emotional support to survivors of domestic violence and their children living in our refuges.
You will ensure the smooth running of the refuge, including the admission of survivors of domestic violence to the refuge. You will also assess and advise on their entitlement to welfare and housing benefits and housing management. You will develop support plans for each resident and aid them to obtain permanent accommodation.
The successful candidate will have evidence of strong casework management skills, good written and verbal communication, and an understanding of the importance of maintaining professional boundaries. You will be required to bring safeguarding children or vulnerable adults to the immediate attention of the service manager, or if unavailable another manager. Direct experience of providing support to women is essential as is a current understanding of legislation relating to domestic violence including civil/criminal legislation and welfare rights.
The ability to work as part of an on-call rota is essential and occasional evening work in emergency situations.
An enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) certificate will be required for this role.
Refuge is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. This post however is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies.
You may have experience of the following: Refuge Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Domestic Violence, Not for Profit, Survivor Support, Refuge, Aid, Care, Welfare Rights, Criminal Legislation, Women’s Advice, Residential Support, etc.
Ref: 103 505
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