CYP and Families Support Worker

Title: CYP and Families Support Worker

Area:  CYP Service

Reporting to: CYP Team Leader

All paid members of staff are accountable to the CEO, and ultimately the Trustees of TDAS

Place of work: Trafford

Hours of Work: 22.5 hours per week

Salary/scale: £14,566 - £16,082 (£23,953 - £26,446 FTE)

Benefits:

A generous package including 33 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: Sunday 5th June 2022

Date of Interview *Thursday 9th June 2022

Start Date: ASAP

Contract Length: 2 Years

 

*If you cannot make the date please inform us when submitting your application

 

Background

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.

 

TDAS Values

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 CYP Support worker will provide 1 to 1 support to children in the local community and deliver specialist domestic abuse workshops and programmes in school and community settings to children and parents/carers.

 

Main Duties

1.         Access, organise and deliver the appropriate trauma informed services to meet the needs of the children/young people and their families.

2.         Pro-actively engage and attending regular external professionals’ meetings to promote service and make new partnerships.

3.         Organise and facilitate TDAS Family R’Space© programmes for children/young people and family members who have or are living in a domestic abuse household.

4.         Coordinate and run 1-2-1 sessions in schools or the community.

Essential Criteria and Application 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.  Due to the requirements of the role, we are requesting that female only applicants apply. Please do not send CVs, as they will not be processed.

No agencies please.

For further information please contact Tel: 0161 872 7368            

TO APPLY: Please complete an application below and email it to admin@tdas.org.uk