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Domestic Abuse Practitioner – £23780 per annum

Full Time, Permanent
Northamptonshire
Posted 4 months ago

Job Title: Domestic Abuse Practitioner
Location: Central Northampton (Three Sites)
Reporting To: Operations Manager

Responsibilities:

Assist in the day-to-day running of services for women and children recovering from domestic abuse.
Support survivors with complex needs to secure refuge accommodation or remain safely in their homes.
Oversee families’ progress through tailored programmes, offering support and strategies.

Working Hours:

37 hours per week, flexible over 5 days. Some unsocial/out-of-hours/evening work required, including On Call Buddy support on a rota basis.

Main Purpose:

Support domestic abuse survivors with additional complex needs to achieve 5 key outcomes.
Facilitate empowerment and progress towards independence.

Requirements:

Values: Service user-centered, integrity, respect, teamwork, commitment.
Knowledge: Domestic abuse qualification, understanding of relevant legislation, safeguarding, equal opportunities.
Experience: Working with diverse support needs, managing caseloads, delivering group work.
Skills: Communication, listening, crisis management, decision-making, teamwork, initiative.

Key Responsibilities:

Assess risks and needs of domestic abuse victims, develop tailored support plans.
Build empowering relationships, assist in goal setting and achieving outcomes.
Manage caseload, liaise with staff and volunteers, attend multidisciplinary meetings.
Provide peripatetic services, deliver group work, support residential activities.
Support policy development, comply with data protection and confidentiality.
Assist in service running, provide On Call Buddy backup, cover staff absences.

How to Apply:

Please email debby@total-spectrum.com for a full job description and application pack.

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