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Birmingham and Solihull Women's Aid
£23,279 per year
Birmingham and Solihull Women's Aid
£23,279 per year
Birmingham and Solihull Women's Aid
£23,279 per year
To provide individual information, supporting women working for Birmingham and Solihull Mental health Foundation Trust (BSMHT)
Birmingham and Solihull Women's Aid
£23,279 per year Pro Rata
To support women experiencing domestic abuse who are attending Umbrella Sexual Health Services.
St Giles Trust
Wolverhampton 12.23 miles
£19,847 - £23,350 p/a
Birmingham and Solihull Women's Aid
Solihull 7.01 miles
£34,125 per year Rota
To work as part of the Management Team with specific responsibility for managing the Solihull outreach services.
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Birmingham, West Midlands
£23,279 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Job Purpose:

• To plan and implement high quality support and advocacy services for women affected by domestic violence who are deemed as being high risk and/or whose abusers are involved with the Drive perpetrator project. • To work within a multi-agency framework to ensure the safety of women is prioritised.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Support work:

➢ To recognise women and children’s individual needs, providing a short to medium term service to meet those needs ➢ To support the empowerment of the service user and facilitate their understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence ➢ To carry out risk assessment and safety planning with women ➢ To promote women’s safety within multi-agency arenas such as MARAC and Drive meetings ➢ To work with women to access services to help keep them and their children safe ➢ To facilitate access to BSWA and its services ➢ To devise and implement appropriate and safe methodsof communication with women and children, in agreement with your line manager


➢ To keep up to date with current legislative changes for dissemination within staff team, and for use when working with women and children around their rights. ➢ To identify and make links with existing projects and community services and to develop joint services where appropriate ➢ To keep abreast of issues regarding domestic violence on a national and local level with particular reference to those that may affect the work of the service ➢ To promote awareness of the impact of domestic violence on women and children and BSWA services ➢ To participate in multi agency work as agreed with your line manager


➢ To work within BSWA’s administrative and financial systems ➢ To ensure that adequate records are kept for all service users ➢ To ensure that Health and Safety records are kept up to date ➢ To produce monthly reports for your line manager Page 2 of 3 ➢ To monitor and evaluate the MARAC IDVA and Drive Service, via various methods including feedback from service users and produce statistical information 


➢ To ensure that all staff team members are aware of any matters that are relevant to the welfare and security of the refuges, staff, volunteers and service users by: a) Maintaining BSWA communication records b) Following safety procedures c) Attending team meetings d) Carrying out risk assessments in conjunction with your line manager ➢ To attend in-house training ➢ To identify and attend training and conferences relevant to the post, in agreement with your line manager ➢ To attend support and supervision sessions with your line manager ➢ To develop a professional working relationship with external agencies ➢ Feedback relevant issues from external meetings/ training to the staff and management teams as appropriate ➢ To be involved in the Annual Review process


➢ To maintain the confidentiality of the women and children using the service and in all matters relating to the organisation ➢ To offer an equal service to all women and children regardless of age, class, culture, language, race, religion and sexual orientation ➢ To work within BSWA policies and procedures and demonstrate a commitment to the values and ethos of BSWA ➢ To work within BSWA and local multi-agency child and adult safeguarding procedures. ➢ To work within BSWA’s framework for equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice ➢ To undertake any other duties required by BSWA, which may arise and commensurate with the post

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Posted on: 16 July 2020
Closing date: 12 August 2020
Job ref: MARAC IDVA with Language Specialism
Tags: Advice, Information,Support Worker
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