Domestic Abuse Project Worker
Contract: Fixed – Term for 1 year
(but may be extended, subject to funding)
16 hours per week (days to be agreed) – £9.56 per hour
Springfield is a South Lakeland charity supporting survivors of domestic abuse.
We are currently looking to recruit a Domestic Abuse Project Worker to join our small team. The post is based at our Community Support Hub in Kendal, Cumbria.
Responsibilities will include taking referrals, providing effective one to one support and managing an efficient casework service.
You will also facilitate group workshops for clients and be the primary lead in delivering ‘The Freedom Project’ with group sessions following this nationally recognised programme created specifically for women who are victims of domestic abuse.
You will have the ability to work as part of a team and display a clear understanding of domestic abuse and the impact it has on survivors. Experience in providing one to one support and advocacy for clients, signposting to other agencies, multi-agency working, risk assessing and safety planning would be an advantage.
This post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under the Equality Act 2010.
Appointment is subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.
For an application pack please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications is Wednesday 16th October 2019
Interview date Monday 21st October 2019