Young Persons Domestic Abuse Support Worker

£11 - £14 per hour
Nottingham
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Job description

We have a current opportunity for a Young Persons Domestic Abuse Support Worker on a temporary basis. The position will be based in Nottingham. For further information about this position please apply.

A Domestic Violence and Abuse (DVA) young people's specialist, you will work pro-actively with children and teens, who have experienced DVA offering risk assessed, strength based, and needs led support

Responsibilities of a Young persons Domestic Abuse Support Worker

  • Provide high quality casework support to children and teen survivors (aged 4 - 18yrs) of DVA in school and community/youth club settings, the child/young person's home or by phone/skype.
  • Carry a varied caseload, working with each survivor, managing and prioritising cases effectively to support the child/young person to transition to life without DVA.
  • Work with the whole family (where appropriate) to agree risk and needs assessments and develop and implement personal safety plans
  • Carry out risk assessments with the child/young person including the Teen DASH RIC and refer to the MARAC where an assessment is high risk
  • Advocate on behalf of the child/young person to other agencies and/or support survivors to self-advocate, linking them to appropriate agencies and community-based support.
  • Plan and provide creative sessions which include understanding Domestic Abuse and address the health and emotional well being of the child/young person
  • Plan, create and deliver therapeutic group work programmes for children and their mothers working closely internal services and external agencies to ensure safety and well-being of attendees

Requirements of a Young Persons Domestic Abuse Support Worker

  • A proven track record of working in Domestic Abuse roles, ideally with Young persons
  • A full Enhanced DBS from within the last 12 month or on the update service
  • Able to drive / commute around the Nottingham County
  • Available with 1-2 weeks notice to start immediately

Please apply within.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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