Domestic Abuse Caseworker

We are looking to recruit a Domestic Abuse Caseworker (Fixed-Term for 12 months). Hours would be a minimum of 18.5 per week and a maximum of 37 hours per week.

Domestic Abuse Caseworker

Closing date: Monday 24th September, 2018

Salary: ££25,457 pro rata

Hours: 18.5 - 37 per week

Quote reference: DAC 08/18/07

For this role you will need to demonstrate sound experience in working with survivors of domestic abuse and strong assessment, safety planning and support skills.  Strong team working skills, resilience and flexibility, and a positive attitude are essential due to the challenging and changing nature of the working environment, while skills for working with groups and children and families are also desirable. The post holder will be expected to work across services, including Access & Outreach and Accommodation services.  


The Domestic Abuse Caseworker will work alongside colleagues in a co-ordinated team response to assess, triage and provide 1:1 support to service users. In this role you will work with clients and their families in our range of services according to service needs.

 

  • The Domestic Abuse Caseworker will provide information, advice and support for women and children, via phone work, one to one and/or group interventions, in the Brighton & Hove area who have experienced domestic violence.
  • They will work with partner agencies to jointly provide support and services.
  • They will have particular regard to the needs of minority groups, children and young people.
  • They will help to maintain agreed monitoring systems ensuring accurate recording of client contacts and outputs.

 

INTERVIEW DATE:              4/5 October 2018

 

This post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

 

RISE is committed to following Equality and Diversity and safer recruitment practices.

On appointment eligible staff will be expected to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure and supply us with references.

 

We positively encourage applications from the Black and minority ethnic communities as they are currently under-represented in our organisation.  

Please download an application pack here

Please download the application form here and return it to recruitment@riseuk.org.uk by 24 September 2018.