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Victim Support

Domestic Abuse Practitioner

Job Type

Fixed Term

Region

West Midlands

Salary

Location

£22,731.08

Posted Date

10 October 2022

Staffordshire

Closing Date

31 October 2022

We have a unique and exciting opportunity for the right candidate to work within a multi-disciplinary team within Staffordshire Children’s Advice and Support.

There is an opportunity to work full time over 5 days, this will be based 3 days at Stafford Borough Council Office and 2 days South Staffordshire District Council Office. Consideration can be given to individuals who wish to work part time, these alternatively can be worked as a 30 hours post to work at Stafford Borough Council Office and a further post to work 22.5 hours at South Staffordshire District Council Office.

Whichever combination of the job roles, it will be a fixed post until 15/09/2023.

Do you want to make a difference every day? Do you want to contribute to change & improvement for those who need it?

Do you have resilience & adaptability? Can you work effectively with a focus on customer service and care?

If yes, then we’d love to hear from you…

Working as a Domestic Abuse Practitioner (DAP) in a Adult Specialist Worker (ASW) role. The role involves working closely with Children’s Social Care and other specialist agencies involved as part of a multi-disciplinary response to the family; where a child is at risk or potential risk; ensuring an holistic, joined up, problem solving approach.

As a Domestic Abuse Practitioner you will work alongside the other professionals in the ASW team, your role will be to focus on Domestic Abuse that is impacting the family, supporting to reduce risk and increase safety. You will use your knowledge to offer appropriate support, identify other services and directly offer interventions.

Upon receiving a referral from Staffordshire Children's Advice and Support, you will check that we have consent of the person being referred. On having consent, you will be making contact with both victims of domestic abuse and those suspected of perpetrating domestic abuse to discuss support for there individual domestic abuse support needs. Upon acceptance you will onward refer into New ERA domestic abuse service, other than for victims that are identified as having brief intervention domestic abuse support needs. In these circumstances, you will meet these needs, as an ASW.

For more info please contact Megan Cheadle on either megan.cheadle@victimsupport.org.uk or 07843374945

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