Children and Families Support Worker
Title: Children and Families Support Worker
Area: CYP Salford
Reporting to: Safe in Salford CYP Team Leader
All paid members of staff are accountable to the CEO, and ultimately the Trustees of TDAS
Place of work: Salford
Hours of Work: 24 hours with potential to work additional hours
Salary/scale: Starting £16,785 (£25,878 FTE)
A generous package including 34 days holiday per year inclusive of bank holidays (FTE), extra holidays, for long service, Employee pension scheme with employer contribution (after 3 months of employment), Cycle2work Scheme, Life assurance benefit, 365 days a year Employee Assistance Programme
Closing Date: 9am Friday 15th December 2023
Date of Interview: W/C 18th December
Contract Length: 2 Years with potential to extend
This post is subject to DBS disclosure scheme
Trafford Domestic Abuse Services (TDAS) is a Quality accredited, registered charity offering support to individuals and families who are affected by domestic abuse since 1990. We support families who live/work in the Trafford area and also provide IDVA and Children and Young People (CYP) support services in Salford. We provide both intervention and prevention services and work in partnership with other voluntary organisations to support families across Greater Manchester.
Innovative: introduce new ideas, are creative and foreword thinking.
Collaborative: work in partnership with key stakeholders to enable people to achieve a defined & common purpose
Openness: create an open culture, provide transparent reporting, good fundraising and governance.
Person centred: provide coordinated, personalized and enabling services to everyone
Empowering: empower our service users to become stronger, more confident, being aware of their rights and privileges and live a more meaningful and fulfilling life.
Purpose of the role
To deliver our specialist Children and Young Peoples project in the Community to a group of children and their parent/carer who are at risk of or who have/are living with domestic abuse and suffering the traumatic effects of such. The Children and Families Support Worker will provide family support to protective parent and child/ren post abuse in the local community and deliver specialist domestic abuse workshops and programmes in school and community settings to children and parents/carers.
Application Criteria and Process
To apply for this position it is essential that you have NNEB/NVQ level 3 or equivalent qualification in Domestic Abuse, Social Care, Teaching and experience of delivering group programmes or training/presenting.
You must also have minimum of 12 months experience of working with children in social care settings and knowledge and understanding of the effects of domestic abuse on adults, children and young people. You must be able to assess risk, support plan and deliver services.
It is essential that you have an up to date knowledge of Child Protection and Safeguarding.
This post is subject to an enhanced DBS.
Applicants with minimum qualifications and experience will only be considered. Please do not send CVs, as they will not be processed.
No agencies please.
We explicitly encourage those with diverse characteristics to apply as we believe that having an inclusive and diverse team leads to better decision making by bringing challenge and perspectives from all of society.
We want to make sure the recruitment process in this search is as accessible for you as possible and can offer adjustments due to difference, condition or disability doing our best to accommodate any adjustments that you may need.