The Family Programme

Specialist Domestic Abuse Family Intervention Worker – 20 hours per week – £13,769 (Full Time Salary £25,473)

Role purpose:

To work within an integrated team providing specialist support and interventions for families experiencing domestic abuse who wish to remain together.

Adopting a whole family approach, the role will specialise in working with children and young people (11+) who present with mental health and emotional wellbeing needs and will co-deliver relevant programmes and interventions to enable the family to live together safely or be supported to separate amicably.

Essential knowledge, skills and experience:

Experience of working therapeutically with children & young people    presenting with complex needs including mental & emotional wellbeing.

-  Experience of using motivational interview techniques and/or CBT in working with individuals to empower change.

-  Evidence of engaging with individuals resistant to support.

-  Experience of developing and running group programmes.

-  Must be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft applications.

  • Ability to deal with a high volume of work efficiently and effectively
  • Able to demonstrate flexibility and adaptability in a pressurised environment
  • Must have excellent, verbal and written communications skills including having first class report writing skills
  • An understanding of the complexities and dynamics associated with domestic abuse and impact within families.
  • Commitment to positive change and empowerment of victims of domestic abuse.
  • Have a clean driving license and access to own transport.

For further information please contact (01685) 353999.  Applications only, no CVs accepted.

Closing date: 21st August 2019.  Interviews: 28th August 2019.

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