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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Domestic Abuse Outreach Worker to join our team.
The role is an ideal opportunity for people wishing to provide a high quality personal welfare support service to survivors of domestic abuse including those at the point of crisis. You will conduct key work sessions on a regular basis and support survivors in assessing and managing risk to themselves and their children’s safety. You will assist survivors in ensuring they are aware of their legal rights to protection and have access to the appropriate benefits such as housing.
Methodical and well-organised, you will have significant proven experience of providing direct emotional, practical and welfare support, ideally within a relevant field such as a refuge, women’s advice centre or residential setting. You will be experienced in assisting people to apply for welfare benefits and in identifying and responding to the risks to and needs of survivors of domestic abuse. With an up-to-date knowledge of relevant civil and criminal legislation, you will have the ability to build and develop supportive relationships with survivors and their children fleeing domestic abuse
Deadline for applications Midday Friday 12th January 2018
Interviews to be held on Thursday 18th January 2018 (Venue TBC)
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