This is an exciting, new opportunity to further support clients in our Accommodation Service. This role will work across our refuges, providing clients with support, a voice and the skills to develop resilience to be able to meet their individual goals therefore leaving our service at lower risk and feeling empowered.

About the role

As a Domestic Abuse Recovery Worker, you will be supporting individuals in our accommodation service, offering a trauma informed and solution focused approach to your work. You will use your skills and experience to plan and deliver tailor-made group work and courses to achieve positive outcomes for some of our most vulnerable clients. This creative and rewarding role allows for the opportunity of collaborative work with both internal and external partners. You will support to offer a holistic support package to our clients that includes raising awareness around the impact of Domestic Abuse and aiding recovery work through increased confidence, empowerment and safety.

Women only – ** Due to the nature of our refuges being for women only, we can only accept applications from women under schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010**

Full time, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, £25,971 – £27,086 depending on DV qualifications. Fixed until 30.9.24

About you

You will have a minimum 1 years’ experience of direct work with a vulnerable client group. You will work in a dynamic way, having a proven track record of designing and delivering programmes of learning and support. You will have a can-do attitude and the passion and drive to help people gain increased confidence in their daily lives and feel empowered. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and have a patient and friendly approach. You will be able to work on you own initiative and in partnership with colleagues and external agencies. You will be able to demonstrate a commitment to equal opportunities.

About us

With over 22 years solid experience of helping survivors of domestic abuse, Staying Put are part of an exciting and innovative, multi-agency partnership working together with Family Action and Women Centre, to develop a ‘one system approach’ to families affected by domestic abuse and sexual violence.

We are proud to provide vital support and services to men, women and children of Bradford who are survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence. We help people have better lives – and you can too.

We are looking for enthusiastic, experienced, engaged and highly motivated people to join our expanding team.

Be part of an organisation that makes a difference and where 85% of colleagues agree or strongly agree they feel valued.

We want to be a great place to work so have attractive benefits;

  • 30 days annual leave, plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexibility & hybrid working where possible
  • Enhanced maternity pay after 1 year
  • Healthcare scheme after probation
  • Employee discount scheme & wellbeing platform
  • Free on-site parking at most sites
  • Clinical supervision with external providers

Closing date: 5pm Tuesday 28th November 2023

If you are interested in finding out more please see the full job specification.

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