Parent and Child Worker

  • Job Title:                 Parent and Child Attachment Worker

  • Salary:                      £14,000 (Actual)  £24,666 (FTE)

  • Pension:                  Pension scheme entitlement after 3 months of employment

  • Location:                  Salford

  • Closing Date:          20th April 2020

  • Date of Interview:      Monday 27th April 2020 via ZOOM Media Device.

  • Preferable Start Date:        ASAP

  • Hours:                                          21 Hours

  • Contract end date: Fixed term until March 2022 with possibility to extend depending on further funding.



TDAS is an independent voluntary organisation which is affiliated to Women’s Aid Federation England. TDAS and has been operating since June 1990. 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. TDAS have been commissioned by Salford Council to provide a brand new support service for children and young people who have been effected by domestic abuse and are residing in Salford.

Purpose of the role

To deliver specialist Domestic Abuse support in the Community to Parents and their children and young people (CYP) who are known to social care; for having or currently living with domestic abuse and suffering the traumatic effects of such. To engage parents and support with safety planning and risk assessments. Provide Advice and guidance to social workers in relation to supporting cases at Child Protection level. This role will be responsible for the management of the  Domestic abuse, Recovering together (DART) programme.

Main Duties

•          Access, organise and deliver the appropriate services to meet the needs of the parents and their children/ young people who are known to social care

•         Using a trauma informed approach

•         Undertake initial assessments on parents, children and young people and compile individual support and safety plans based on recognised frameworks within agreed timescales.

•         Provide advice and guidance to social workers in relation to domestic abuse

•         Coordinate and deliver the DART programme


Please Note: During Covid-19, Operational duties will be slightly different from the Job description and will involve remote working. This can be discussed interview or you can contact us prior to applying.


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.  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

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