Job Vacancy – TDAS – Children & Young People and Families Support Worker

Job Title: Children & Young People and Families Support Worker
Salary/ Rate: £18,450 – £20,370 (£23,953 – £26,446 FTE)
Location: Trafford
Closing Date: 9am,Thursday 21st July 2022
Hours: 28.5 hours per week

A generous package including 33 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 9am, Thursday 21st July 2022

Date of Interview * Tuesday 26th July 2022

Start Date ASAP

Contract Length 12 months with the potential to extend

*If you cannot make the date please inform us when submitting your application

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 also 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

To deliver our specialist Children and Young Peoples project in the Community to a group of children and their parent/carer who are at risk of or who have/are living with domestic abuse and suffering the traumatic effects of such. The CYP Support worker will provide 1 to 1 support to children in the local community and deliver specialist domestic abuse workshops and programmes in school and community settings to children and parents/carers.

Main Duties

1. Access, organise and deliver the appropriate trauma informed services to meet the needs of the children/young people and their families.

2. Pro-actively engage and attending regular external professionals’ meetings to promote service and make new partnerships.

3. Organise and facilitate TDAS Family R’Space© programmes for children/young people and family members who have or are living in a domestic abuse household.

4. Coordinate and run 1-2-1 sessions in schools or the community.

Essential Criteria and Application Process

  • To apply for this position it is essential that you have NNEB/NVQ level 3 or equivalent qualification in Domestic Abuse, Social Care, Teaching and experience of delivering group programmes or training/presenting.
  • You must also have minimum of 12 months experience of working with children 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 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, 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

Closing Date: 9am, Thursday 21st July 2022

Date of Interview: Tuesday 26th July 2022*

Start Date: ASAP

Contract Length: 12 months with the potential to extend

*If you cannot make the date please inform us when submitting your application

A generous package including 33 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