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Family Support Officer (Residential)

Your role will be to work within our residential settings to identify and address support needs of individual families who are escaping domestic abuse
Thrive Women’s Aid
Closing Date: 22 July 2022

Summary:

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

About Us:

Family Support Officer (Residential)

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 have a good understanding of the risks and support needs of families experiencing domestic abuse, an ability to make service intervention decisions and experience of working with individuals who have multiple and complex needs. You will have experience of working within supported accommodation schemes which adhere to
Fire, Health and Safety procedures and Psychologically-Informed Environment (PIE) principles.

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 centered approaches are embedded in the support that you give. You will facilitate and develop service user activities within settings on a weekly basis.

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: Thursday 28th July 2022

Successful candidates will be based at Thrive Head office

There is a requirement to participate in a 24-hour, 365/366 day per year on-call rota in compliance with our lone-working policy. On average this role requirement would be conducted for approximately 4 shifts per month but
may vary due to the needs of the organisation.

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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