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Support Officer Domestic Abuse

Posted 4 April by Centra Featured Ended

Do you want to be part of a dynamic and growing organisation that works to promote the safety and well-being of women affected by domestic violence and abuse?

About us

Our Domestic Abuse service provides short term housing and tenancy related support to women who have experienced domestic violence and abuse. The service is currently looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and highly motivated Support Officer to join our dynamic team on a 12 Month Fixed Term Contract/Secondment basis. This is an exciting opportunity for experienced support workers who enjoy a varied role.

About the Role

You will advise on budgeting, welfare and housing benefits, and assisting women in obtaining and resettling into permanent accommodation.

You will manage, develop and maintain a high quality professional service, whilst supporting and enabling clients with practical and emotional support including financial, social, emotional, housing and further education through an outcomes focused support planning process.

About you

You'll have experience of providing support and advice with health and safety issues, managing a tenancy, accessing legal services and claiming welfare benefits. You'll also have a proven track record of providing a comprehensive housing-related support service to women suffering from issues relating to domestic abuse and acting as a key worker for specific service users.

Due to the nature of the role applicants are required to have a patient, caring and sensitive approach.

Due to occupational requirements this role is open to female applicants only and does not contravene The Equality Act 2010 under Schedule 9, Work: Exceptions, Part 1 Occupational Requirements.

Closing Date: Wednesday 18th April at midday

You must be able to travel across regions as required.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Adult Criminal Record Check Clearance.

Centra

Centra provides a range of support services including telecare and home care to around 100,000 customers.

Centra is part of Clarion Housing Group, which also comprises the country's largest housing association, a property development company, a charitable foundation and a repairs and maintenance service.

Clarion Housing Group is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Required skills

  • Support Officer Domestic Abuse Violence Welfare Benefits Advice Housing Communication Customer Tenancy Supported Housing

Reference: 34825611

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