Domestic Abuse Practitioner Job in Walsall, West Midlands (County)

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Domestic Abuse Practitioner job in Walsall, West Midlands (County)

Job Description: Red Snapper Justice are part of a niche recruitment agency, who provide staffing services to the offender management and criminal justice sectors.

We are recruiting on behalf of our Walsall based client looking for Domestic Abuse Practitioner. The jobholder will work directly with victims of domestic abuse, provide early identification and intervention, & to ensure an accurate capture of the voice of the victim throughout the care plan/ intervention boosting self-esteem and confidence

This is a Fulltime role, Monday to Friday, at 37.5 hours a week on a permanent contract. You must have a driving license and vehicle.

The salary offered is £24310 – £26430 per annum.

Main Duties:

* Involve and encourage service user feedback and consultation in all aspects of the service.

* To be fully compliant and remain up to date with the organisation’s policies and procedures, local and regional operational protocols and national legislation.

* To develop, maintain and represent positive, collaborative working relationships with external professionals and all of the organisation’s staff, being committed as part of the team to providing a high level of support to victims and survivors.

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* To attend all meetings and training as required, attend monthly supervision sessions and appraisals.

* To participate in the organisation’s performance management processes within agreed timescales, providing robust outcomes and evaluation reports on progress within the role.

* Reporting to the service manager in line with the contract/service plan.

* To ensure effective communication across all services and ensure that the service manager is informed at all times of any issues that impact effective service delivery.

* To work within the organisation’s quality assurance framework and ensure we provide a quality service to victims of abuse.

* To develop innovative ways of working with victims of abuse based on good practice and evidence based research.

* To support students, volunteers and apprentices as required.

* To represent the organisation positively contributing to local, regional and national strategy and events.

* Maintain accurate and up to date records in line with organisational policies and procedures.

Essential Requirements:

* Minimum level 3 qualification in a related field

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* Demonstrable ability to use Microsoft Office (word, excel, outlook, access, teams) and other virtual platforms

* Holding and managing a caseload and working to timescales (SMART approach)

* Evidence the ability to build effective relationships, both internally and externally acknowledging others’ viewpoints and valuing diversity

* Relevant previous or current employment/ work experience

* Experience of working with vulnerable adults and children in a safeguarding capacity and with demonstrable outcomes

* Experience of working with victims and/ or survivors of domestic abuse assessing risks and support/safety planning

* Experience of managing complex casework, including issues such as child abuse, mental health, substance abuse, working with trauma in adults and children and crisis intervention

* Representing organisations in a formal setting with a range of stakeholders confidently and assertively

* Building positive professional relationships with a range of stakeholders and service users

An enhanced DBS will be required for this role.

If you would like to be considered for this position and have the relevant experience, then please send your CV to or call on (phone number removed).

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Due to the high volume of applications we receive, if you do not hear from us within 7 working days, your application has been unsuccessful.

If this role is not for you but you do know somebody who would be interested, please feel free to refer them to us! We have a “Refer A Friend” bonus scheme and we will reward you retail vouchers for any referrals who are not already known to us and are successfully placed!

Red Snapper Justice is a member of the Red Snapper Group.

The Red Snapper Group acts as an employment agency (permanent) and as an employment business (temporary) – a free and confidential service to candidates.

The Red Snapper Recruitment Group is an equal opportunities employer

Company: CV-Library

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Category: Other

Domestic Abuse Practitioner

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