Children and Young People's Support Worker

4 days left

19000.00 - 21000.00 GBP Annual
02 May 2019
30 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Children and Young People\'s Support Worker
Full Time, Permanent
West Midlands with travelling required

The Company
Abuse doesn't happen in just one form, abuse can be reflected in many presentations, leaving victims vulnerable, trapped and traumatised. An award winning charity based in the West Midlands focus on providing support and rehabilitating individuals who have been victims of; Domestic Abuse, Rape, Sexual Violence, Childhood Sexual Abuse, Forced Marriage and Honour Based Violence.

The Opportunity
If you are passionate about ensuring service users are safe and rehabilitated after falling victims of abuse, then you may be interested in the following role.
Our client provides a responsive needs-led service to children and young people, creating a positive environment, enabling them to achieve their full potential. Therefore, they are seeking to recruit a children and Young Person's Support Worker to support vulnerable victims aged between 3-25 years old, who have experienced interpersonal violence and abuse, this includes domestic violence, rape and sexual violence, stalking, child sexual exploitation, wider exploitation and involvement in gangs and youth violence.
Working on a project funded by the Home Office, the successful candidate will work with the schools in the Black Country to support children and young people who have been affected by domestic violence and abuse (DVA) at home and to raise awareness.
Duties and responsibilities will include:
??Developing innovative ways of working with children and young people who are victims of interpersonal violence
??Make referrals and work together with adult services to create the best outcomes for children and their families including domestic violence and abuse support services, perpetrator programmes, substance misuse services and mental health and wellbeing services.
??Developing and delivering training and awareness to a wide range of professionals working with children and young people on domestic violence and abuse related issues
??Being a Single Point Of Contact (SPOC) for schools in the area who receive a notification of domestic abuse through a Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) or via other referral routes.
??To offer general awareness of healthy/unhealthy relationships in a variety of settings to reduce risk, prevent abuse, challenge behaviours and provide support
The Ideal Candidate will;
??Have experience of working in a multi-agency setting to achieve the best outcome for vulnerable people
??Have experience of responding in an emergency/crisis
??Have experience working within a legislative framework
??Have experience of working with children and young people in a supportive setting, understanding and assessing risk and responding to their needs
??Have knowledge of relevant safeguarding adults and children legislation/structures and Working Together 2018
??Have knowledge of the multi-agency partnership structures and legalities of sharing information where abuse has been disclosed

The successful candidate with be required to have a current driving license and access to your own vehicle and Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies -The post holder must be female in accordance with the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 Part 7 (2) (e).
For further information on this role, please call Jade Wright on (phone number removed) or email