The Haven Wolverhampton established in 1973 provides safe, temporary accommodation for women and children who are homeless for reasons such as Domestic Violence and who seek emergency accommodation. Applications are invited for the following post, from women who have a strong commitment to working with women and children.

 

Out of Hours Family Support Worker

The Out of Hours Family Support Worker will provide out of hours cover on a rota system in The Haven Wolverhampton’s Emergency 24 Hour Refuge Accommodation.  This includes evenings, nights (sleep in) and weekends. You will take a whole family approach to providing immediate and ongoing support within accommodation services for women, children and young people escaping from Violence and Abuse.  You will ensure a safe and secure environment through Personal Support Planning and respond appropriately to the needs of the women and children, enabling them to make informed choices leading to resettlement.

You will have experience of working with women within a refuge setting and completing assessment tools. You will have knowledge of the support needs and support planning of women and children experiencing violence abuse along with knowledge of legal, statutory, regulatory and good practice requirements applicable to the provision of supported housing. Excellent communication skills and a demonstrate ability to be able to work effectively and supportively as part of a team are requirements of the role.

 

Salary: £19,890 pro rata per annum
Location: Wolverhampton
Job Type:  19.5 hours per week
Category:  Support Work
Sectors: Community

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How to apply: For application pack and job description, please visit our website www.havenrefuge.org.uk or email recruitment@havenrefuge.org.uk or send an A4 self-addressed envelope with 95p postage stating the job title to: The Haven Wolverhampton, 18 Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton, WV1 4BL

Closing Date: Monday, 21 August 2017 at 4.00 pm

 

All posts are subject to Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.  Due to the nature of our work Schedule 9 (1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies, therefore applications from women only will be considered. The Haven Wolverhampton is an equal opportunities employer
This project receives financial support from Wolverhampton City Council.  Registered Charity No. 1065427
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