Children and Young People's Support Worker 

Job Title:  Children and Young People’s Support Worker

Salary/ Rate:    £14,494 (actual) £23,836 FTE

Pension:  Pension scheme entitlement after 3 months of employment

Location:  Manchester

Closing Date:  25th January 2021  

Date of Interview:  28th January 2021

Preferable Start Date:   ASAP

Hours:   22.5 Hours per week

Contract end date:  12 month contract from start date

Background

TDAS is an independent voluntary organisation, founded in 1990 and is affiliated to Women’s Aid Federation England. TDAS is a company Limited by guarantee and a registered charity.  TDAS is the only specialist agency in Trafford to deliver services to adults, children and young people who are experiencing or have experienced domestic abuse.

Purpose of the role

To deliver our specialist Children and Young People's(CYP) project in the community to a group of children who have or are currently are living with domestic abuse and suffering the traumatic effects of such. The CYP Support Worker will provide  one to one support to children in the local community and deliver specialist domestic abuse workshops and programmes in school and community settings.

Main duties will include:

  • Provide one to one sessions in the community.

 

  • Deliver TDAS R’Space©  programmes for CYP who have or are living in a domestic abuse household.

 

  • Deliver TDAS SOSN© programmes for CYP identified as in need.

 

  • Keep daily recordings which are factual, accurate and up to date. Partnership and multi agency liaison work.

 

  • To be aware of, implement and keep up to date with Child Protection/Safeguarding procedures in accordance with the organisation.

 

  • Provide a welcoming, safe, stimulating and inclusive environment in which children and young people can be supported, enjoy themselves, develop their full potential and meet the requirements of Every Child Matters and current legislation.

 

 

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 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.  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 admin@tdas.org.uk Tel: 0161 872 7368            

Registered Charity No: 1120983  Company Limited by Guarantee Registered No: 2915937  

Patron: Baroness Hughes of Stretford 

​​Call us:

0161 872 7368

​Find us: 

​Trafford Domestic Abuse Services, Gorse Hill Studios, Cavendish Road, Stretford, Manchester, M32 0PS