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Family Support Officer (Community and Outreach)

The Family Support Officer will work as part of the Families First Support Team to offer a suite of specialist interventions and programmes that are family focused and provide early intervention provision. 
Thrive Women’s Aid
Closing Date: 22 July 2022

Summary:

Your role will be to work within the Community and Outreach Team to identify and address support needs of individual families who are escaping domestic abuse, with a specific emphasis on providing practical and emotional support. 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

About Us:

Family Support Officer (Community and Outreach)

Thrive Women’s Aid is an established and well respected organisation that makes a genuine difference by delivering support services to 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 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:

You will be someone who can provide high level specialist support to service users, ensuring that service standards are excellent. You will model high quality practice in your work, ensuring that service user involvement and person centred approaches are embedded in the support that you give. You will facilitate and develop our coffee morning provision on a weekly basis.

You will maintain links with key partners to ensure a comprehensive package of support is available for those with multiple needs and referral pathways into specialist’s services are observed. You may attend MARAC and you will ensure that information is shared appropriately and in line with GDPR confidentiality procedures.

You will be key in recording accurate service outcome data for use in reports to funders and ensure that comprehensive records of outcomes and activities of the service are uploaded to our data management systems.

Full Job Description available for download here

Benefits:

  • A pension scheme is provided, with a 6% employer contribution
  • Annual leave entitlement starts at 25 days (pro rata), with an additional day for each year’s completed service (to a maximum of 31 days)
  • Comprehensive Flexible Working Policy
  • A clear pay framework with yearly incremental rises
  • Organisational sick pay and ½ days leave for every 6 months no sickness absence

Additional Information:

Permanent

Interviews: Wednesday 27th July 2022

Successful candidates will be based at Thrive Head office and will be required to work from home and various locations in the community.

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.

To Apply:

To apply please click on the Apply for Job button below.

For further information contact Kate Purchase / katep@thrivewa.org.uk / 01639 894864

Closing date:  9am Friday 22nd July 2022

If you have any problem downloading the Job Description or accessing the link to apply email jane@charityjobfinder.co.uk



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