W are looking for a dynamic and experienced Support Worker to join our SWA Integrated Domestic Abuse Service in Swindon. You will provide support to Community Services Team clients and have experience in providing community outreach work and in working on a 1-2-1 basis to support with clients. The post will be based at our office in Swindon however you will be required to undertake visits within the community across Swindon so a car will be essential for this role.
As a Community Services support worker, you will hold a caseload of victims and survivors of domestic abuse who are residing within the community. You will provide 1:1 support, undertake DASH risk assessments, develop Individual Safety & Support Plans and assist them with signposting to other relevant support services.
You will have strong communication skills and experience of partnership working as the role will involve maintaining effective multi-agency relationships, attending meetings such as Team around the Family, Child in Need, Child Protection Conferences and MARAC. You will be required to adhere to statutory protocols and procedures.
You will enjoy being part of a team and working within a very busy environment. We deliver our services to the highest of standards so you will need to be organised, confident and passionate about people and take pride in the work you do. If you enjoy a working in a fast paced environment, have expeeince of managing case loads and want to make a difference we want to hear from you !
This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and clearance and is open to females only (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010, pursuant to schedule 9, Part 1)
You must hold a full UK driving license and have access to vehicle. For more details please see the full job description and person specification.
For an informal discussion contact Natasha Moyles, Community Services Team Leader on 01793 864984
Please apply by completing the application form evidencing how you meet the criteria of the Person Specification. Closing date 28 March with interviews on 5th April 2018