Taunton, Somerset
£23,545 - 31,833 per year
Job description
Join - Barnardo's Somerset Domestic Abuse Service.

Various hours available 7.4/week - Full time.

Do you want to be part of building a brand-new service that will change lives?

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of building a brand new service for children, young people and their safe carers who are in safe accommodation within Somerset due to their experiences of domestic abuse.

This is a new contract won by Barnardo's and funded by Somerset County Council. The initial contract runs until 31 May 2023.

We are looking for someone with a proven track record of working closely with families affected by trauma and abuse.

You will hold a caseload within this role as well as supporting group work interventions. We are looking for applicants with a track record of delivering trauma informed interventions to children and their families.

Barnardo's is committed to working as a trauma informed charity.

We are looking for applicants who share Barnardo's Basis and Values and can bring them to life in the delivery of this new service.

The post will be based at our Taunton office but work across the Local Authority area of Somerset.

What you can expect from us:

* Professional Development opportunities
* A workplace that believes in creating equality of opportunity and is delivering a programme of anti-racist work
* Individual and group clinical supervision
* Access to Barnardo's University for training and learning opportunities
* Travel expenses
* Flexible working opportunities
* Surface Pro Laptop with Microsoft 365
* Smartphone
* To be part of a team of staff who are passionate about supporting the most vulnerable children and families in our community
* A commitment to trauma informed practice and a trauma informed workplace.

Although this contract has a permanent status, please be aware that this post is subject to funding currently to 31/05/2023 and therefore should this funding not be extended further, you may be subject to a redundancy consultation or a TUPE arrangement.

This contract is due to expire on 31 May 2023.

When completing your application please refer to your skills knowledge and experience in relation to the Person Specification, Job Description and Additional Information document (if applicable). This should be done with an understanding of the context of the service described.

About Barnardo's

At Barnardo's we believe in children - no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.

Barnardo's is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and male candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo's.

Our basis and values
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Posted on: 24 November 2021
Closed date: 17 December 2021
Job ref: 10577
Tags: Volunteer Management