Group Facilitator

Blaenau Gwent
03 Jun 2021
24 Jun 2021
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a dynamic and engaging Group Facilitator who wants to empower women and children to flourish in a life free from domestic abuse and sexual violence through a range of educational programmes and support groups?

Moxie People are offering an exciting opportunity to join a local charity who are on a mission to help survivors of domestic abuse to thrive. The commitment, care and support they offer to their clients is just one of the many reasons their staff love being a part of their women-led team. This is a Fixed Term 9-month contract with the possibility for extension (dependent on funding).

As a Group Facilitator, you will work in an engaging and empowering way to plan and deliver educational programmes and support groups for women and children who may be accessing the charity's services or have been referred from outside agencies. You will deliver programmes such as Own My Life, STAR and The Recovery Toolkit, which explore what a healthy relationship looks like, help build confidence and self-esteem and support survivors to feel empowered in their lives moving forward.

You will be working within the community team who are currently working in Covid bubbles to ensure the smooth running of the service. You will alternate between 2 and 3 days in the office and the remaining days from home.

What's in it for you?

* The chance to be part of an innovative team who reflect the charity's values of integrity and a team-player attitude

* Variety in your day-to-day, with a mix of planning, delivering and promoting programmes and groups both virtually and physically (depending on current Covid-19 restrictions)

* Progression opportunities across the charity with various locations across South East Wales

* The chance to be involved with new projects across the charity receiving funding throughout the year

What will your day-to-day look like as a Group Facilitator?

* Plan and deliver educational programs in Torfaen and facilitate the charity's coffee morning and support group

* Evaluate the effectiveness of the delivery of the programmes for clients

* Promote the groups and programmes when necessary and liaise with outside agencies who are looking to find out more about the service

* Signpost women and children to other services they wish to engage with i.e. social services, health services, housing, police and other internal services

* Make sure accurate records are maintained with regards to group work expenses and ensuring this is in line with the budget provided

What do you need to be considered?

* Previous experience facilitating and delivering group workshops or educational programmes

* Experience working with people who are victims of domestic violence or other vulnerable client groups such as those with substance misuse or mental health problems

* An in-depth understanding of how domestic abuse and sexual violence impacts women and their children

* A full UK driving license and access to a car

Role details:

* Salary: GBP20,500 (rising to GBP21,500 after 12 months of service)

* Contract: Fixed Term 9 months with possibility of extension (depending on funding)

* Hours: 37.5 (Monday - Friday; 9am - 5pm, with one late start per week due to a new evening group being introduced) + on-call duties (equates to around 1 to 2 weeks per year)

* Benefits: 25 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays with an additional day off for your birthday, continuous professional development opportunities

If you feel you meet the requirements detailed above, please take the time to update your CV to include any skills, experience and knowledge required for the role and send this across to me.

If you want to find out more about this Group Facilitator role or Moxie People and the opportunities we recruit for, feel free to get in contact with Rachel Hutchings on (phone number removed).

How Moxie can support your career development!

* Access to a variety of meaningful contract and permanent Support Worker opportunities in South Wales that will transform lives and communities

* Opportunities with various client groups, including the homeless or those at risk of homelessness, those fleeing domestic violence, care leavers, vulnerable families, asylum seekers, those in debt and offenders

* Free guidance on CV writing and interview techniques, as well as free and impartial advice on securing suitable opportunities that tick all the right boxes

This Group Facilitator role is open to women only as it is exempt under the Occupational Requirement under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1

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