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Domestic Abuse Caseworker

  • Location:

    Brecon

  • Sector:

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £23575 - £24600 per annum

  • Contact:

    Bethan

  • Contact email:

    bethan.jerrett@brookstreetsocialcare.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    CAC/233765_1710410669

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    13/04/2024

  • Startdate:

    24/04/24

Job Description

Domestic Abuse Case Worker

Monday - Friday (9-5)

£23,575 - £24,600 per annum

Are you passionate about ensuring the safety of individuals facing domestic abuse? We're seeking a dedicated individual to join a fantastic organisation covering the Ammanford or Brecon area. You'll play a crucial role in securing safety for victims and their children.

Your role and responsibilities will include;

  • Serve as a primary point of contact for victims in crisis, assessing risk levels and developing tailored safety plans.
  • Implement proactive measures, including MARAC actions, to ensure immediate and long-term safety solutions.
  • Provide short- to medium-term support to promote lasting safety and well-being.
  • Collaborate with specialist domestic abuse teams, keeping service users' safety paramount.
  • Achieve tangible improvements in safety through engagement with high-risk individuals.
  • Always embody the organisations values and model appropriate behaviours.

What we will need from you;

  • Minimum 2 years' experience in high-level domestic abuse support
  • Recognised IDVA qualification or willingness to attain one
  • Proficiency in relevant domestic abuse legislation
  • Experience working with adults at risk with complex needs
  • Possession of a full driving licence and access to a car
  • Understanding and empathy for the impact of domestic abuse on victims and their children
  • Proficiency in risk assessment, safety planning, and case management
  • Familiarity with child protection issues and legal obligations
  • Knowledge of confidentiality within domestic abuse and safeguarding contexts
  • Strong crisis management skills and resilience in challenging situations
  • Ability to prioritise workload effectively
  • Maintaining personal and professional boundaries

If you are passionate about making a difference and working withing a close team, please submit your CV or call Bethan for an informal chat on 07483936754

Post open to women only under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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