£15387.38 - £23081.08 per annum
Job description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Domestic Abuse Programme Group Facilitator to join the iMatter National team working 25 hours a week. This role requires the delivery of our Domestic Abuse programme in Bengali.

Do you want to make a difference every day? Do you want to contribute to change & improvement for those who need it?

Do you have resilience & adaptability? Can you work effectively with a focus on customer service and care?

If yes, then we'd love to hear from you…

What we offer:

At Victim Support we believe in attracting & retaining the best people and offer a competitive rewards & benefits package including:

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

About the role:

This role is home based (with Homeworking allowance and London weighting if applicable).

As a Domestic Abuse Programme Group Facilitator you will be delivering the iMatter programme, which is an online programme for female victims of domestic abuse. You will be required to manage your own caseload and work in collaboration with the Initial Response Officers and other Programme Facilitators.

You will need:

Our ideal Domestic Abuse Programme Group Facilitator is someone who is resilient, confident with supporting others, happy to work as part of a team, and willing to constantly learn and adapt to new situations. They will enjoy being a part of a busy working environment and can demonstrate an ability to communicate with victims of domestic abuse in a professional and supportive manner. They will be able to lead and co facilitate the delivery of the iMatter programme in a group setting and be competent in the use of IT skills. Training will be provided in the use of our Case Management System.

You will need to have the ability to prioritise work and deal with competing or conflicting demands/ needs and interests in an organised and methodical manner. Have an understanding and knowledge of, and an active commitment to promoting equal opportunities and diversity. Knowledge of confidentiality and safe working practice in accordance with safeguarding legislation, General Data Protection Regulation and other legal requirements.

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for further details.

About Us:

Victim Support (VS) is an independent charity providing a range of specialist services to people who have been affected by crime across England and Wales. We work 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 VS is driven by our Vision Ambitions and Values to play their part in making a difference for those who experience crime and traumatic events. Working for VS gives you the opportunity to play a key role in a national charity providing high quality services to victims and witnesses and being a vital force for change.

Victim Support are 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.

Victim Support is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe having a diverse workforce at all levels allows us to represent the communities we serve and connect better with people affected by crime. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds. We therefore welcome applicants from all communities and monitor the diversity of applicants to analyse if we are representative of the communities we serve in terms of sex, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, trans identity, relationship status, religion or belief, caring responsibilities, age and socio-economic status.

How to apply:

To apply for this role please follow the link below to the Jobs page on our website, and complete the application form demonstrating how you meet the essential shortlisting criteria.

We looking forward to hearing from you.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early, if we receive enough suitable applications to take forward to interview prior to the published closing date.

More about Victim Support

Victim Support is an independent charity dedicated to supporting people affected by crime and traumatic incidents in England and Wales.

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Refreshed on: 30 May 2022
Closed date: 20 June 2022 at 13:19
Job ref: 4172
Tags: Advice, Information, Support Worker