Job Title: Children's Support Worker (Part Time)
Location: Hackney, London
Salary: £10,841 per annuam (Full Time equivalent is £21,682 per annum)
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Part Time 18.75 hours per week,3 days per week
Refuge is the UK’s largest provider of specialist services and we are proud to be a leader in our field and an employer of choice, with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development.
We are recruiting for a Children’s Support Worker who will be working closely with children and their mothers who are living in our refuges escaping domestic violence and other forms of violence and abuse, to provide personal welfare support and ensure that our clients are provided with a safe, supportive, and welcoming environment.
We are looking for women with experience of working with children; knowledge of the dynamics and impact of domestic violence and other forms of violence and abuse and how they affect children; excellent interpersonal, listening skills and ability to communicate effectively with children; Good administration skills and an understanding of GDPR; excellent organisational skills with the ability to use own initiative and commitment to work within and maintain Refuge’s core values.
Ideally candidate who can speak a South Asian language (preferably Urdu, Bengali, Punjabi) and have an understating of cultural needs and barriers within a culturally specific refuge (Asian).
Refuge offers a variety of exciting opportunities to learn, develop and grow in your career. We recognise the value everyone brings to the organisation to achieve our aims and are dedicated to developing and rewarding our staff. More details of our benefits can be found in Job Information Pack.
Closing Date: Tuesday 07 June 2022 at 09:00 am
Virtual Interview Date: Tuesday 14 June 2022
An enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) certificate will be required for this role.
Refuge is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. However, this post is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies.
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