NFP People
Greater London (Hybrid)
London, Greater London
£24,994.45 per year
Permanent, Contract, 12 month contract, Part-time, Full-time
Job description

Caseworker

Do you want to make a difference every day?  Do you want to contribute to change and improvement to a National Organisation? If yes, then we’d love to hear from you.

We have an exciting opportunity for two Caseworkers to join the team in Essex.  One vacancy is working 37.5 hours a week on a fixed term contract, the other is part-time working 22.5 hours per week on a permanent basis.  These roles will be based at the Ingatestone office with the opportunity for hybrid working. (Please state on your application which vacancy you are interested in).

Position: Hybrid Working Caseworker

Location: Essex, hybrid working

Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week or part time, 22.5 hours per week

Salary: FTE £24,994.45 per annum

Duration: Full time role is fixed term until March 2023, part-time role is permanent

Closing Date: 4th August 2022. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if enough suitable applications are received.

The Role

As a Caseworker you will be working as part of the experienced team, supported by the Senior Caseworker, to provide one-to-one support to victims of crime, primarily domestic violence, and abuse across Essex.

Key responsibilities include:

 

  • Manage a caseload providing advocacy, emotional and practical support primarily over the telephone but the charity also offers face to face support as required by clients. 
  • Complete risk and needs assessments signposting and making referrals for clients as required. 
  • Build and maintain relationships with local partnerships and services to deliver and improve support to victims of domestic abuse throughout the area.

 

About You

As a Caseworker you will be working as part of an experienced team, supported by the Senior Caseworker, to provide one-to-one support to victims of crime, primarily domestic violence, and abuse across Essex.

You will have:

 

  • An understanding of domestic abuse and the impact that it has on victims and their families.
  • The ability to be organised and able to deal with competing demands in order to manage your caseload effectively.
  • Good IT skills as you will be using Microsoft Office along with internal systems on a regular basis.

 

In Return…

Work for an organisation who believes in attracting and retaining the best people and offer a competitive rewards and benefits package including:

 

  • Flexible working options including hybrid working
  • 25 days’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays, rising to 30 days plus Bank Holidays
  • Pension with 5% employer contribution
  • Enhanced sick pay allowances and maternity payments
  • High Street, retail, holiday, entertainment and leisure discounts
  • Access to the financial wellbeing hub and salary deducted finance
  • Employee assistance programme and wellbeing support
  • Ongoing training and support with opportunities for career development and progression

 

About the Organisation

This independent charity provides a range of specialist services to people who have been affected by crime across England and Wales. Working towards a world where there are fewer victims but who have stronger rights, better support and a real influence in the Criminal Justice System, everyone at the charity is driven by the Vision Ambitions and Values to play their part in making a difference for those who experience crime and traumatic events.

The organisation is committed to recruiting with care and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Disclosed Barring Service checks may be required.

Applicants are welcome from all communities and monitor the diversity of applicants to analyse if they are representative of the communities it serves in terms of sex, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, trans identity, relationship status, religion or belief, caring responsibilities, age and socio-economic status. As part of the commitment to the Race at Work Charter applicants are particularly welcome from BAME communities

You may have experience in areas such as Caseworker, Senior Caseworker, Trainee Caseworker, Case Worker, Support Worker, Homicide Caseworker, Children & Young People Caseworker, Victim Caseworker, Vulnerable Victim Advocate, Casual Caseworker, Emotional Support Service, Domestic Abuse Case Worker, Recovery Worker, Domestic Abuse Practitioner, Victim Focus Officer, Outreach Worker, Domestic Violence Advisor, IDVA, IDVSA, Victim Support, Criminal Justice, Victim Support Officer, Witness Care, Victim Liaison, Initial Response. 

Please note this role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of our client.

Posted on: 05 July 2022
Closed date: 02 August 2022 at 23:30
Job ref: 3691
Tags: Advice, Information, Support Worker