Summary:

We are looking to recruit a CYP Development and Support Officer who will work within our Children and Young People’s Team to provide a comprehensive support service to those who are impacted by domestic abuse.

About Us:

Thrive Women’s Aid (Thrive WA) is an established and well respected organisation delivering support and services to women, children and young people and families impacted by domestic abuse.  We consider ourselves to be a progressive and dynamic company that is at the forefront of our sector due to the high quality services delivered across our service.

Thrive WA is a friendly, supportive and rewarding place to work.  We know that our employees are key to our organisations success and growth which is why we value our employees and offer support, training, development and progression to enable everyone to reach their full potential.

Job Role:

To deliver a range of programmes, sessions and activities to assist children and young people to come to terms with what they have experienced and improve their mental, physical and emotional well-being. You will have a good understanding of the risks and support needs of families experiencing domestic abuse, and an ability to make service intervention decisions.

You will be someone who can provide high level specialist support to children and young people, ensuring that service standards are excellent.  You will model high quality practice in your work, ensuring that a child centred approach is embedded in the support that you give.  You will facilitate and develop 1 to 1s and a range of programmes to be delivered through group sessions.  Furthermore, you will encourage their caregivers to understand the impact that domestic abuse has had on their behaviour, emotional wellbeing and bonding.

Job Description available for download here

Additional Information:

Contract:  Fixed term contract 1st December 2020 – 31st May 2022

Successful candidates will be based at Thrive WA Head office.

A disclosure and barring security check is required for this role.

The post is exempt under the Sex Discrimination Act Section 7(2)(e) and is open to women only.

Interviews will be on 28th and 29th October 2020 and conducted through video call.  We will liaise with you as to which platform (Zoom or Microsoft Teams) is preferable.

To Apply:

To apply please download the documents below:

Job applicant privacy notice

Application form

Diversity and Inclusion monitoring form

Please return your completed Application form and Diversity and Inclusion monitoring form to Antonia Ungless antoniau@thrivewa.org.uk

Closing date:  9am 26 October 2020