Community Outreach Domestic Violence Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 6967050/001
  • Date Posted: 23 June 2020
  • Recruiter: South West
  • Location: Bristol, England
  • Salary: £10.00 to £10.50 Per Hour
  • Sector: Public Sector
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 2 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Temporary Outreach Support Worker

Immediately Required via Venn Group

The Contract Recruitment Specialists

 

A Supported Living organisation in Bristol for full time temporary Outreach Support Worker to join their team on a temporary basis. 

 

Locations: Bristol

Position: Community Outreach Worker

Duration: 2 months +

Hours: 37.5 hours per week – Monday to Friday (10am - 4pm)

           

Job Responsibilities:                                                                          

  • Work as a support worker and providing advice and support to victims of domestic violence in a floating support setting

  • Manage a caseload of vulnerable women who are victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse and mental health conditions

  • Provide housing and benefits advice and assist clients to avoid falling into arrears

  • Complete1-1 sessions (face to face, telephone, email), group attendance and carry out financial assessments

  • Provide support in crisis situations and apply the relevant safeguarding protocol

  • Conduct risk assessments and risk management plans

  • Formulate, implement and maintain support plans

  • Signpost clients to external support agencies

  • Assist clients with accessing Housing benefits, Universal Credit and the Housing Register

  • Help clients through legal processes and attend appointments with them

 

Essential job requirements:

  • A current enhanced DBS

  • Experience of supporting vulnerable clients

  • Knowledge of MS Office and Excel

  • A driver with access to their own car

 

Desirable job requirements:

  • Knowledge of domestic violence support

  • Strong knowledge of housing support

  • Knowledge surrounding rights of women and MARAC

 

To apply for this role or to find out about other Supported Housing jobs, please contact Branwen Johns from the Bristol Housing Recruitment team on 01179 308760 or bjohns@venngroup.com

 

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.