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Domestic Abuse Practitioner

Posted 12 days ago

Domestic Abuse Practitioner
Newcastle-under-Lyme
£24,035 per annum
Permanent
As a specialist Domestic Abuse Practitioner youll support individuals and families within our clients safe accommodation services. Youll provide a tailored, person-centred support package to help their customers achieve their goals and live a life free from abuse.
Job requirements
Work with their customers to identify their individual support needs and provide a tailored support package. This includes housing, health, wellbeing, finances and safety.
Process customer referrals, including assessments of risk and support needs, to manage allocation of void properties.
Work as part of a multi-agencyresponse to meet the identified needs of customers. This might include providing reports for, or attending, meetings (e.g. MARAC).
Advocate for customers so that agencies understand and meet their needs. Support the customer to engage with both internal and external agencies to access services and help develop skills so they can achieve their goals.
What they are looking for
Someone with one years experience supporting adults with complex needs, such as relationship abuse and mental health.
Someone with a genuine understanding of people in abusive relationships.
Someone up to date with current issues and laws within the domestic abuse sector, welfare reform and homelessness.
Experience delivering support to customers, recognising individual needs and identifying opportunities while meeting deadlines.
Good ICT, communication and time management skills.
Experience handling personal data in line with GDPR.
Someone with a full UK driving license and use of own vehicle for work.
Be a catalyst for change and help us impact the way our region addresses abusive relationships. Apply now!
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