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Domestic Abuse Practitioner

  • Location:

    Wakefield

  • Sector:

    Unqualified Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £16 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tom Francis

  • Contact email:

    tfrancis@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

  • Job ref:

    TF-1209

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    25 Feb 00:00

  • Startdate:

    2020-01-28

Akton Recruitment are looking for a specialist Domestic Abuse Practitioner to fill a contract position working with the Local Authorities. The role is initially on a 3 month contract with the view to extend. Working full time hours Mon-Fri 9-5 this role pays £16PH at the umbrella rate.

We are seeking to appoint a suitably skilled and motivated person to work as part of the Wakefield District Domestic Abuse Service. We are looking for applicants who are experienced in providing specialist Domestic Abuse support for victims. The successful candidate will need to have extensive experience of supporting and advocating on behalf of high risk domestic abuse victims and ideally hold a Safe Lives (CAADA) IDVA qualification. This post will provide advice, support and advocacy to all victims experiencing domestic and sexual abuse and act as the primary point of contact for high risk cases, MARAC's, reports to the Police and Criminal Court cases. This post will provide specialist domestic abuse support and guidance to colleagues and other professionals.

Requirements-
  • DBS
  • Experience in a similar position