Bournemouth, Dorset
£26,169 - £27,514.50 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Are you a strong leader with excellent knowledge of trauma based support?

Do you want to lead change and make a real difference to those rebuilding their lives as a result of Domestic Abuse?

BCHA is recruiting for a Senior Practitioner for our Domestic Abuse Services based in Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole.  You will be responsible for leading and developing high quality and evidence based service, which supports and empowers our customers.

Safeguarding our customers is of paramount importance to us, to be successful in this post you will be required to undertake necessary checks and undertake training on commencement of the position.

Our services include refuges which are safe house for survivors of abuse, and their children and outreach services which enable men and women to escape and access the support they need to live a life free from abuse. 

The ideal candidates will demonstrate these values:

  • A strong commitment to safeguarding practice
  • Commitment to reflective practice and continued learning and development
  • Evidence of offering outstanding service to people
  • Professional competence offering  services for individuals who have experience domestic abuse, coercion and control
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Person centred responding to customer’s needs with dignity and respect

This is a great opportunity if you want to make a real difference and support our vision of “better lives, better homes, better communities”. We are looking for someone who has experience in managing related services which support those who have been impacted by abuse, trauma and/or exploitation

Your personal values will drive entrepreneurial, creative and innovative service delivery to produce real measurable outcomes for customers. You will be comfortable working collaboratively across sector boundaries, with a diverse range of stakeholders.

Your strong operational, interpersonal and networking skills will inspire and motivate your team to deliver services which meet the needs of a diverse range of complex customer needs. 

As a Senior Practitioner you will work flexibly in a dynamic environment and be prepared to strive for continuous personal development to navigate issues beyond your area of expertise for the benefit of our customers.

DBS checks are required for roles where you will be working with or have lone contact with Vulnerable Adults and Children.

BCHA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note once you have applied for this role, you will receive an application form to complete.

Refreshed on: 17 July 2020
Closed date: 16 August 2020
Job ref: SPDAAE-B-D-33791
Tags: Management, Support Worker

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