Intervention Worker Jobs in Belfast
We are SafeLives, the UK-wide charity dedicated to ending domestic abuse, for everyone and for good.
Last year alone, 14,000 professionals received our training. Over 80,000 adults at risk of serious harm or murder and more than 100,000 children received support through dedicated multi-agency support designed by us and delivered with partners. In the last six years, over 4,000 perpetrators have been challenged and supported to change by interventions we created with partners, and that’s just the start.
Together we can end domestic abuse. Forever. For everyone.
The Senior Research Analyst will be responsible for working with and supporting the Research Manager, and wider SafeLives Research, Evaluation & Analysis team. They will support the Drive Partnership to ensure our data and reporting remains rigorous and robust by taking a lead role on the ongoing research design, data collection, analysis, and delivery of our work.
They will manage, analyse, interpret, and present data and information to the Drive project team and local and national stakeholders in order to optimise the quality of implementation of the Drive model, ensure that the project achieves the greatest possible impact, and inform broader policy and practice in working with high risk/high harm perpetrators to disrupt abuse.
Benefits include a generous package including 25 days’ holiday per year plus public holidays, employee pension scheme with 4% employer contribution, Cycle2Work scheme, access to a 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) and Flexible Working.
If this challenge sounds as exciting to you as it does to us and you believe you have the qualities we have described, please take a look over the job description and submit a 500-word cover letter and CV.
Closing date: 9:00am on Wednesday 27th December 2023.
SafeLives is a committed provider of equal opportunities for all, please see our job description for full details.
No agencies please.
Community Justice Worker
Would you like to make a difference in the lives of vulnerable young people and their families?
We're looking for a Community Justice Worker to support in the development and provision of proof-of-concept justice and wellbeing projects which will support children, young people, and families.
Position: Community Justice Worker
Location: Flexible across Scotland, with base at Head Office
Hours: Full-time, 37hrs per week
Please Note the Community Justice Worker will be required to travel across Scotland, with overnight stays as and when required.
Closing date: Tuesday 12th December 2023 (Please note that this role may close early)
Group stage interviews – 13th December 2023
Individual Interviews – 15th December 2023
About the Role:
You will be responsible for supporting in the development and provision of proof-of-concept
justice and wellbeing projects which will support children, young people, and families.
With the ability to plan and work flexibly across projects as part of a team, the Community Justice
Worker will understand and respond to individualised needs to improve outcomes in line with
GIRFEC principles, The Promise, and the organisations model of support.
Key Responsibilities will include:
- Research and pilot alternative support within the justice system across Scotland.
- Scope opportunities by engaging with potential stakeholders, identifying, and contributing to learning.
- Build and maintain community relationships to identify new and transformational ways of supporting families and young people.
- Pursue opportunities for service development as identified through practice and stakeholder engagement.
- Work flexibly to prioritise the needs of young people, and families, ensuring support is available at critical times.
As a Community Justice Worker you will have experience of effectively engaging vulnerable young people and families who are likely to have faced challenging life circumstances and supporting them to achieve positive change.
You will also have:
- Experience of managing caseloads and influencing decision making for young people and families.
- Direct experience of responding to difficult circumstances where people may be in crisis or engaged in risk taking behaviour, using appropriate interventions.
- Experience of working with young people who have been in conflict with the law is desirable.
- Ability to respond flexibly to changing situations led by the needs of young people and families.
- Ability to routinely evidence practice, including contributing to formal reports.
- Ability to demonstrate, understand and apply our organisational values which are clearly aligned to the SSSC Codes of Practice.
- Willingness to work towards SVQ Levels 2 & 3/appropriate professional qualifications for SSSC registration.
Please note: A driver's license and access to your own car for work purposes is an essential requirement to apply for this position.
About the Organisation:
You will be joining a Scottish youth support charity that works with young people and families to help them transform their lives. The organisation see a world where every child and young person is respected, valued, and has the opportunity to actively participate in all aspects of society.
Other roles you may have experience of could include: Community Justice Worker, Justice Worker, Family Support Worker, Support Work, Support Worker, Social Care Worker, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker, Mental Health Support Worker, Criminal Justice, Community Support, Community Support Worker, Outreach Worker, Youth, Young People, Children, Children Case Worker, Family Case Worker.
PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of the organisation.
Amna means safe in Arabic - representing the core of our work - supporting communities and frontline workers to bring non-clinical mental health support to every person affected by war, conflict and displacement. At Amna, our core values of respect, understanding, curiosity and connection guide everything we do. Our mission is to build community capacity for healing. Our vision is a world where refugees can determine their future unbounded by the impacts of conflict and displacement.
We partner with local organisations and institutions working with displaced communities to set up psychosocial healing services in which individuals and groups can discover and connect to practices that promote their healing and wellbeing. We invest in and train people within these organisations to provide this support, and we help partners build psychosocial interventions in collaboration with refugee communities – all with a values-based, trauma-sensitive and identity-informed approach.
Our partnerships are not limited. We connect partners through our global healing network of peer organisations to exchange learnings and enhance their practices as the network strives to support forcibly displaced communities around the world.
The role-holder will have experience working according to ethical and good practice safeguarding principles. They will be expected to adhere to and promote Amna’s Child and Vulnerable Adult Safeguarding Policies as they will be involved and responsible for programmes working with children and vulnerable groups in different settings.
How Will You Make a Difference?
Amna is seeking two full-time new facilitators to join Amna’s team of trainers, one (1) with Early Childhood Development background (ECD) and one (1) with therapeutic/clinical background. As a Trainer & Facilitator your responsibilities will involve delivering training sessions and group facilitation to support and create learning spaces for training participants on themes centred around trauma and identity informed psychosocial healing care with displaced communities.
Amna’s identity and trauma informed approach is centred around community healing practices with communities that aim to restore participants sense of safety, belonging, agency and joy. Amna services are co-created with the communities being worked with and we prioritise refguee participation and leadership in service design and delivery wherever possible.
The role holders need to have experience working with communities affected by adversity, including displacement, war and conflict, poverty, abuse or marginalisation. Given the nature of Amna’s work in emergency settings with displaced communities, applicants need to be comfortable working in environments where there is uncertainty, change and exposure to distress.
Specifically, successful candidates will have a strong experience in at least one of the following areas:
- Work with children and families;
- Therapeutic experience;
- Community work experience;
Amna will train role holders in Amna’s training and facilitation approach.
- To deliver high quality, interactive trainings in person and online.
- To develop Amna’s training materials including engaging content, structure, visuals and activities.
- To provide ongoing support to Amna’s training participants from a range of countries on how to set up safe, community healing spaces with displaced communities.
- To facilitate learning and support groups for Amna training participants.
- To coordinate the preparation and delivery of in person and online trainings.
- Outside of Amna’s trainings, to maintain engagement with Amna’s training participants to share and exchange learning.
- Travel to various countries to visit, train and observe partner organisations.
- To work in collaboration with all departments within Amna to achieve Amna’s objectives.
Qualifications and Experience:
- Experience working with communities affected by adversity.
- Experience working in a therapeutically informed way, e.g. working with sensitivity to the needs and experiences of the communities worked with.
- Comfortable working in English – spoken and written.
- Confident computer skills, especially in Microsoft Office and PowerPoint.
- Able and willing to travel for work (if you have travel restrictions to some countries, please notify us in your application).
Early Childhood Development role (1):
- Minimum two years of experience working with vulnerable children and their caregivers in psychosocial support or education settings.
Therapeutic Trainer role (1):
- Minimum two years of experience working therapeutically with communities affected by adversities.
- Minimum two years of experience delivering therapeutically informed community programmes using creative tools.
- Life or work experience with refugee or/and displaced communities.
- Written and spoken in Arabic, Farsi, French, Spanish or any other widely spoken language.
- Education or experience in social studies such as community work, social work, intercultural education, or creative healing practices.
- Therapeutic training (minimum 2 years training).
- Work experience coordinating / project management role.
- Experience in designing and delivering experiential training.
- Experience in delivering trainings to groups with mixed genders, languages, cultures, ethnicities, religions, (dis)abilities.
- Amna offers Wellbeing Support Fund for its employees and are eligible to apply after the end of the probation period.
- Amna offers reflective supervision to all employees.
Associate trainer/therapist team
If you are unable to commit to a full-time role but are still interested in contributing to our mission, Amna has an associate trainer/therapist team responsible for delivering trainings and facilitating therapeutic wellbeing groups for frontline teams. As an associate trainer/therapist you will play a pivotal role in our organisation. To express interest in this role, please submit your CV and motivation letter, specifying “Associate Trainer” in your application.
At this time, we are prioritising hiring associate trainers who meet one or more of the following criteria:
- Native Arabic or Farsi speakers
- Have a creative therapeutic training background, such as Art/Movement/Music therapist.
Work Location and Environment
This role is a remote job opportunity, and open to applicants in the UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Amna offers a hybrid working environment to its employees allowing for a blend of remote and in-person work.
Please note that the nature of working environment and hybrid schedule may be adjusted as per the organisation’s evolving needs.
Remuneration: 32,625 – 36,250 GBP per annum.
We recognise that cost of living and market conditions vary in different contexts, as such the final compensation package will be tailored to reflect the specific location and skill set of the successful candidate.
At Amna, we are committed to attracting and retaining top talent by offering competitive compensation and benefit packages. We believe in rewarding talent and expertise at a level that corresponds with the local market conditions, ensuring that all our team members are fairly compensated for their skills and contributions.
Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Amna is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees are valued, respected, and empowered to contribute their unique perspectives and talents.
As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ethnicity, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disabilities status.
Applications are strongly encouraged from people with personal or family lived experience as refugees and displacement.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The role will be focused on leading the organisation's fundraising team in order to achieve income generation targets to match the service delivery aspirations of the organisation.
This post holder will be a fundraising professional with integrity, passion, motivation and ingenuity. The postholder will be innovative and creative in their approach in an organisation that welcomes opportunities to do things a little differently.
The key focus of the post will be:
- Maintaining and expanding the current income generation of AWARE
- Developing our fundraising offer through diversifying our fundraising plans whilst focusing on those which are effective
- Supporting the strategic development of the organisation
- Responsibility for the development, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of the organisation's fundraising strategy
Closing date: 12 noon on Thursday 7th December
Interview dates: Interviews will take place on 15th, 18th & 19th December
Please read the Job Information Pack thoroughly and then complete the Application Form for this role, ensuring you have included contact details, as well as any dates when you will not be available or might have difficulty with the recruitment timetable.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.