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Domestic Abuse Practitioner

Job Type

Permanent

Region

East Cambridgeshire

Salary

Location

£24,723 - £34,095

Posted Date

2 February 2023

First Steps Children's Centre

Closing Date

3 March 2023

We are currently looking to recruit to the following position: Domestic Abuse Practitioner.

Barnardo's are looking for an exceptional individual to work with and support high risk families as part of the Family Safeguarding team at Cambridgeshire County Council.

The successful applicant will have:

- Experience of empowering, motivating change and understanding challenge within high risk families.
- Knowledge and understanding of Domestic abuse and how this impacts victims and children.
- A desire to work with a multiagency approach to improve the lives of children and families.
- Drive to offer a range of 1-1 and group interventions to provide better outcomes for children.

The successful applicant will support victims, enabling them to recognize forms of abuse, support to make changes to safeguard their family and understand the impact it can have on children.

For informal enquiries and further information please contact:

Lynn McNish

Strategic Children's Services Manager

Tel 07903385805

Lynn.mcnish@barnardos.org.uk.

When completing your application please refer to your skills knowledge and experience in relation to the Person Specification, Job Description and Additional Information document (if applicable). This should be done with an understanding of the context of the service described.

We know that our colleagues go above and beyond in delivering our vital work, driven by their passion and commitment to Barnardo's values. We also know that we can only realise our ambitions and achieve better outcomes for more children, thanks to the talent, hard work and creativity of our people.

For all these reasons, we are committed to a new approach to pay and reward, to ensure it is fair, attractive and progressive, which should be in place by 1st April 2023. This is a positive change for the charity, and a key pillar of our People & Culture Strategy. It will assist us in supporting colleagues to grow and develop in their career at Barnardo's.

Please note due to the high volume of applications for some posts, this advert might close before the displayed closing date. We recommend that you apply for this role as soon as possible.
WORKPLACE OFFER: WHAT IT MEANS FOR YOU

The world of work has changed. We are understanding of what works best for our colleagues both current and future as we look to embrace this new way of working. Our hybrid working initiative is based on trust, flexibility and empowerment. We understand our workplace offer means different things to different people, and we encourage those conversations. This may mean working at one of our stores, services, working at home, at one of our Collaboration Hubs or any combination of these.
Benefits

- Barnardo's believe in creating equality of opportunity in the workplace and supporting people to manage their work-life balance; we are therefore open to offering flexible working arrangements.
- 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing after 5 years service
- The ability to buy up to another 5 days annual leave via our HolidayPlus scheme
- A host of family friendly leave options including company Maternity Paternity and Adoption pay; together with all family additional leave options
- Service related sick pay from day 1
- Access to a Group Personal Pension with a matched 4% or 6% contribution from Barnardo's. Ability to pay via salary sacrifice to garner both tax and NI savings on your own contribution
- Death in service cover of 4x annual earnings for all staff contributing to our Group Personal Pension
- Cycle2work scheme
- Interest free season ticket loans
- Discounts and cashback from at high street shops including major supermarkets, cinemas, gyms, leisure/theme parks, holidays and much more via our Benefit Portal
- Opportunity to purchase a health cash plan to claim towards dental, glasses, therapy etc
- Free access to round the clock employee assistance program for advice and support
- Access to Barnardo's Corporate University

*T&C's apply based on contract
About Barnardo's

At Barnardo's we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.

Barnardo's is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo's.

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