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Primary Care IDVA

Title:  Primary Care IDVA

Area:  Trafford IDVA Team

Reporting to: IDVA 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: 37 hours per week

Salary/scale: £26,357 - £29, 439

Benefits:

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: Tuesday 30th January 2024

Date of Interview:  W/C 5th February 2024

Start Date:  April 2024

 

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 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

The Primary Care IDVA has dual responsibility - You will work as part of the skilled, multi-disciplinary staff team for the TDAS Community and IDVA service and must be approachable and highly motivated in supporting and encouraging people assessed at high risk of domestic abuse to make informed choices in order to determine their own future. You will ensure the provision of risk assessment, safety planning, support and advocacy services to service users who are experiencing or have experienced domestic abuse and are often in crisis.

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 or Education.

Safelives IDVA qualification or equivalent

You must also have minimum of 12 months experience of working with adults 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 DBS disclosure scheme

Applicants with minimum qualifications and experience will only be considered.  Please do not send CVs, as they will not be processed.

No agencies please.

For further information please contact admin@tdas.org.uk Tel: 0161 872 7368            

An application pack is available to download from www.tdas.org.uk

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