Specialist Domestic Abuse Help Line & Intake Practitioner

Posted 17 November 2021
Salary£14 - 18 per hour
LocationWakefield
Job type Contract
DisciplineHealth & Social Care
ReferenceJCW0202
Contact NameJordan Cowburn

Job description

We at Spencer Clarke Group are working in partnership with Wakefield Council to appoint a Specialist Domestic Abuse Help Line & Intake Practitioner on an interim contract.

The ideal candidate will operate as part of a team which provides a helpline response, offering advise and information to public and professionals in relation to victims and perpetrators of domestic abuse.

Role Location – WF1 2HQ

Start Date – ASAP

Daily rate – £14 - 18 per hour – Negotiable depending on experience.

Contract length: 3-6 months

Working Hours – 37 hours per week – Monday – Friday

Essential

  • Working in a field of domestic abuse.
  • Clear Enhanced DBS
  • Hold an IDVA qualification or a relevant degree or demonstrate an equivalent level of knowledge and skills gained through relevant employment.

Key Responsibilities

  • To operate as part of a team which provides a helpline response, offering advise and information to public and professionals in relation to victims and perpetrators of domestic abuse
  • Work as part of a team to triage referrals into the service, prioritising those at highest risk of harm.
  • Liaise with referring agency where there are gaps of information in referral and/or to clarify information.
  • To provide immediate support and safety planning to domestic abuse victims, including advice, emotional support, information around civil and criminal remedies, refuge placement and necessary interventions such as target hardening.
  • To develop and maintain positive working relationships with partner agencies and stakeholders to increase safety and promote a co-ordinated community response to domestic abuse.

If you are looking for a new role within the public sector, Spencer Clarke Group specialise in Interim & executive appointments for Local Authorities & NHS trusts across the UK. If there is a particular role you are looking for then please get in touch as we can help!

If you are interested in the role or would like to know more, please make hit the apply button now and then contact Jordan at Spencer Clarke Group on 01772 954200.

Contract length: 3-6 months

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