England, United Kingdom
Up to £18950 per annum pro rata
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

Please note that the job title Domestic Abuse Support Worker is used for advertising purposes and the contractual title for this role is Domestic Abuse Triage Worker.

Victim Support is looking for a Domestic Abuse Triage Worker based in Blackpool or Lancaster.

Victim Support (VS) is an independent charity for people affected by crime in England and Wales. We work towards a world where people affected by crime or traumatic events get the support they need and respect they deserve.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our extremely busy Domestic Abuse team based in Blackpool or Lancaster and supporting domestic abuse victims across East Lancashire. The role will be largely office based, making initial contact with victims, assessing immediate needs and addressing safety issues in preparation to hand over to caseworkers.

If you have experience in working with domestic abuse victims, good IT and organisational skills and a passion for helping people as part of a friendly, dynamic team then this may be the job for you.

Victim Support offers competitive rewards and benefits including pension and life assurance, 25 days annual leave (pro-rata), voluntary benefits such as season ticket loans, and the opportunity to play a key role in a national charity providing world-class services to victims and witnesses and being a vital force for change.

Applications should be explicit enough to provide good evidence against the shortlisting criteria, which are marked in the person specification as (s). In order to apply, please create a profile in our website (jobs section), complete and submit an online application form.

If the vacancy has not specified the essential criteria for shortlisting, please use this section to express how your experience and skills are relevant for the role.If you have the drive to make a difference within an organisation which makes a difference we look forward to hearing from you.

VS 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 will be required.

Victim Support takes pride in being a diverse organisation, enriched by the participation of all individuals and communities. Diversity matters and we value it.

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Posted on: 14 October 2019
Closed date: 29 October 2019
Job ref: 2405
Tags: Advocacy, Support Worker