Job Vacancy – Project Worker – Outreach Adults – Fortalice

Job Title: Project Worker – Outreach Adults
Salary/ Rate: £12 per hour
Hours: 17.5 hours per week  Contract Type: Permanent post Deadline: 12pm Wednesday 3rd May 2023.

To apply for this position, please request an application pack by email jobs@fortalice.co.uk.

Fortalice has an exciting opportunity to recruit a Project Worker to work within the Outreach Adults Team. The post primarily involves providing support, information and guidance to clients at their first contact with the organisation. Fortalice was established in 1977 to provide emergency accommodation and support for women and children experiencing domestic abuse within their own homes. The organisation has expanded over the past years and now provides a wide range of services for adults, families, children and young people within both the Refuge and the Outreach Support Centre.

Purpose of the role:

· To work with victims of domestic abuse at their first point of contact to the organisation

· Provide one to one support, advice and information for victims who may be experiencing domestic abuse and contact Fortalice either in person, by telephone, email or our live web chat

· To undertake one to one advice and guidance sessions, completing risk assessments and safety planning to minimise risk

Key skills:

· Excellent knowledge of domestic abuse and its impact on victims and their children

· Experience of completing risk assessments and safety planning

· Experience of managing crisis calls from clients in a vulnerable or distressed state

· A sound understanding of partnership working within Bolton and the ability to make appropriate referrals to support victims and their children

How to apply and other information

· The post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check due to the nature of the work undertaken by the organisation

· The post may possibly be based across two sites. A current valid driving licence and the ability to provide a suitable vehicle for work with insurance cover for business use is desirable

· To apply for a post, please request an application pack by email

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