Emotional Health and Well being Support Worker: Young people who have witnessed domestic abuse.
Permanent role but funding for this role ends on 31/3/2020
35 hours per week
£21,689.59 per annum
Location: Oldham, Greater Manchester
The Children's Society has been helping children and young people in this country for over 130 years. We run local services that support children when they are at their most vulnerable and in desperate need of help. We're there for children, every step of the way.
This role sits within our Children and young person's Directorate, which works to provide immediate one-to-one and group support for children who urgently need support.
[KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES]
In order to be successful in this role, you must have:
-An understanding of the issues around young people who have witnessed domestic abuse in their family.
-An awareness and understanding of relevant research and legislation.
-A working knowledge of safeguarding legislation and procedures.
[INFO ABOUT THE CHILDREN'S SOCIETY]
The Children's Society runs over 100 local services that help thousands of young people who desperately need our support, and we campaign to get laws and policies changed to make children's lives happier and safer.
Every day we're changing the lives of children in this country for the better - and with your help, tomorrow we can be there for even more.
The Children's Society is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services.
Therefore, candidates applying for work in our CYP Directorate will be required to complete an “Employment history_template” document prior to interview.
The closing date for applications is midnight on 24th June 2019
Interviews will be held on the week commencing 5th of July.