Children and Young Persons Support Worker (Refuge)
Job Title: Children and Young People’s Support Worker (Refuge)
Salary: £13,391.15 actual (FTE: £22,020.75)
Pension: Pension scheme entitlement after 3 months of employment
Closing Date: 19th February 2020 6pm
Date of Interview: Tuesday 3rd March 2020
Preferable Start Date: April 2020
Hours: 22.5 hours per week
Contract end date: Fixed term until 31st March 2023
Trafford Domestic Abuse Services (TDAS) is an independent voluntary organisation that has been operating since June 1990, is a company limited by guarantee and a registered charity. TDAS is the only specialist agency in Trafford who deliver services to women, men, children and young people who are experiencing or have experienced domestic abuse. We are funded for our services through various funding streams and are in the process of looking for further areas of funding to enable us to extend the services we provide in the borough of Trafford.
Purpose of the role
To provide a flexible holistic range of trauma informed services for children and young people(CYP) in TDAS accommodation provision including the organisation of play and after school sessions, family work and direct work packages, in order to support them and their families to improve their quality of life surrounding the issues and effects of domestic abuse.
• Access, organise and deliver the appropriate services to meet the needs of the children/ young people and their families living in TDAS Accommodation.
• Coordinate and run play sessions, celebrations, trips and outings for children/young people and their families.
• Act as a key worker for children and families accessing the refuge services.
• Deliver TDAS R’Space© programmes for CYP living in the refuge either in a group or a one to one setting.
To apply for this position it is essential that you have a NNEB/NVQ level 3 or equivalent qualification in child care and education, social care or teaching. You must also have minimum of 2 years experience of working with children and young people in crisis and knowledge and understanding of the effects of domestic abuse on men, women, 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, they will not be processed.
No agencies please.
For further information please contact Jade Powell
Tel: 0161 872 7368