Domestic & Sexual Abuse Floating Support Worker
We are recruiting a Domestic & Sexual Abuse Floating Support Worker. This post is funded by the Supporting People and subject to continued funding.
Salary: £19,240 per annum (£10 per hour)
Working Hours: 37 hours per week.
Annual Leave: 25 days annual leave plus public holidays (increasing to 30 with length of service)
Pension: 4% employee contribution and 8% employer contribution
Summary of Post
To provide support services to women living in Refuge and living in the community, who are or who have experienced domestic and/or sexual violence/abuse.
- To provide information, advocacy and support for women experiencing or who have experienced domestic and sexual violence/abuse.
- To provide one-to-one support for women who are living with the impact of domestic and sexual violence/abuse.
- Provide a range of support services including advocacy and accompaniment with statutory agencies; advice surgeries; personal development work; benefit information and housing support services to assist women in ensuring their safety and maintaining their independence.
- To ensure an effective risk management plan is implemented when risk is identified.
- Develop an individually tailored support plan with each woman, containing agreed objectives, time-scales and review periods.
- GCSE (or equivalent) standard of education.
- QCF Level 3 Health & Social Care r equivalent (NVQ Level 3 etc) or a recognised counselling qualification.
The closing date is 12pm on Monday 18th April 2022.
If you have any problems downloading the application pack, please contact us.
Due to the level of contact with vulnerable women and children, the lawful recruitment of females for this post falls within the exemption stated in Article 10 (e) of the Sex Discrimination (N.I.) Order 1976.
In order to comply with the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Northern Ireland) Order 2007, North Down & Ards Women’s Aid are required to explore the successful candidate’s suitability to work with vulnerable adults and children through ACCESS NI pre-employment screening.
North Down & Ards Women’s is an Equal Opportunities Employer.