Birmingham, West Midlands
£23,279 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

MARAC IDVA                                                                                                                

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.

 ➢ 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 methods of communication with women and children, in agreement with your line manager

 We are particularly keen to recruit staff who can speak community languages, particularly Punjabi, French, Polish, Somali and Farsi.  All positions, unless otherwise stated, are full-time, 37 hours per week.

These posts are subject to a 6% pension contribution.  Women only need apply.  These posts are covered by a Genuine Occupational Requirement (Schedule 9; Equality Act 2010). 

BSWA operates within Safer Recruitment good practice guidelines. Please note all successful candidates will be subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service Check before commencing their employment.


Refreshed on: 27 January 2021
Closed date: 10 February 2021
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker