Job Title: Domestic Abuse Intervention Support Worker
Positions available: 1 full time position (37.5 hours), based in Sandwell
Salary: £19,968 – £21,168
Closing date: Friday 20th May 2022
All interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams
Is this you?
We are looking for someone who has experience of working with victims/survivors of domestic abuse one both one to one and in group work settings.
You will carry a case load which includes all aspects of case management including, risk assessment, needs assessment, support planning, outcomes and case review.
You will be required to provide a high-quality frontline service to victims of domestic abuse, delivering a service to those at highest risk. You will be working within a multi-agency framework consisting of the MARAC and local partnership responses to domestic abuse.
If you are ambitious, outgoing and hardworking, we would love to hear from you.
An application pack can be found below:
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in applying for this position.
CVs will not be accepted.
Important information for all positions
Black Country Women’s Aid is committed to safeguarding and promoting then welfare of vulnerable adults, children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All posts are subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975. It will be necessary for an enhanced disclosure to be made to the Criminal Records Bureau for details of any previous criminal convictions.
Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. The post holder must be female.
As a responsible employer we adhere to safer recruitment practice and all our employees are subject to the following recruitment checks:
Right to work in the UK
Under Section 8 of the Asylum and Immigration Act, we, as a responsible employer need to ensure that we do not employ anyone illegally. To avoid discrimination we treat all job applicants equally.
We therefore ask all candidates selected for interview to bring original documentation to show their Right to Work in the UK. A copy of these will be taken. Once the successful candidate has been appointed the unsuccessful candidates documents will be destroyed confidentially. You may be refused an interview if you do not bring the correct documents with you.
Following your interview, two employment references will be sought. One of these should be your current or most recent employer.
If you have finished full time education and you have no employer reference, we will accept a reference from:
- a professional from your centre of study, for instance a teacher, lecturer or headteacher
- GP or health visitor
- a character reference from a person who knows you
- a civil servant from a government agency
- a bank manager
All positions are subject to DBS checks at the relevant level.
BCWA has adapted services during COVID to support victims of violence and abuse that meet all latest Government guidance. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is available at all our sites and distributed to all staff as appropriate.
Full details of the BCWA Risk Assessment can be found on our website. Please read this as it provides the framework that we are delivering services against.
You will receive appropriate training to undertake the duties of the job on and on and offsite basis and all situations are risk assessed.
Management supervision, support and oversight is embedded in our practice to ensure all parties are kept safe.