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Team Leader Outreach Worker

£31,000 per annum + benefits
 

Job Description

Team Leader Outreach Worker

Salary: £31,000 per annum
Location: Ealing
Level: Experienced
Deadline: 08/06/2022 23:59
Hours: 37.5
Benefits: 27 days holiday; buy and sell annual leave programme; PerkBox; Health Cash Plan and more
Job Type: Permanent

We are delighted to be expanding our services in the London Borough of Ealing and are now recruiting staff for an exciting new Community support service for those who cannot or do not want to access refuge but who need support because of domestic violence. As a result, we are now looking for an experienced Team Leader to join this new team.

About the Service

The new Ealing Reach Out service will provide one to one support services to victims/survivors in safe accommodation other than refuge settings, including:

 

  • In temporary local authority provided accommodation
  • Working women in temporary accommodation (including staying with extended family or friends)
  • Male victims/survivors
  • Transgender victims/survivors
  • Women with large families
  • BAME women


The service will provide a range of support that offers Ealing residents a personalised pathway away from domestic violence and abuse and builds on their strengths and aspirations for the future.

Candidates interested in applying should attach a cover letter outlining how they meet the essential criteria specified in the job ad as well as how they think they meet Housing for Women’s EPIC values.

Housing for Women is an independent organisation and we support women in London to challenge the inequalities they face. As a charity and a registered housing association, we are proud to have housed London’s women for 85 years; providing secure, affordable housing and related services to help them make the most of the opportunities they have.

Overall Aim

To provide high-quality support to a caseload of women with problematic substance misuse and/or mental health issues living in our refuge accommodation. Ensuring provision of a safe, supportive and welcoming environment and supporting the resettlement process when women move on.

To be responsible for implementing a range of interventions and support measures as part of an integrated package of health, therapeutic and social support to women with complex needs living in refuge accommodation.

To work in partnership with local and national services to improve and achieve best outcomes for the women.

To deliver support services for Housing for Women within the standards and contract assessment and monitoring framework set out by our commissioners and funders.

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Responsible for the delivery of high-quality services, ensuring effective reporting to the Manager as appropriate
  • Responsible for effective risk management
  • Responsible for high standards of customer care
  • To act in accordance with the values and aims of Housing for Women
  • To promote and implement Housing for Women’s policies and procedures


Role Experience, Knowledge and Skills Profile
 

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience of working with vulnerable people, particularly women affected by domestic abuse and sexual violence
  • Experience of supporting adults with problematic substance misuse issues and/or mental health issues
  • Experience of working in a regulated environment, an understanding of Health and Safety procedures pertaining to supported housing and managing risks
  • Experience of key working, support planning, risk assessing and management as well as safety planning
  • Knowledge of safeguarding and reporting procedures for both adults and children
  • Experience of multi-agency partnership working
  • Experience and understanding of confidentiality, data protection and professional boundaries
  • A good level of knowledge of domestic and sexual abuse and how it affects survivors and children
  • The ability to be compassionate and empathetic to service users who have experienced trauma
  • Educated to NVQ III, A level standard or equivalent
  • Good standard of literacy & numeracy
  • Recognised qualification in harm reduction, IDVA/ISVA
  • A thorough understanding of and a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion as well as anti-discriminatory practice
  • A flexible approach
  • A commitment to the values, vision and objectives of Housing for Women’s culture of continuous service improvement
  • Current driving license and use of vehicle when on duty rota
  • Ability to take part on out of hours support rota
  • Relevant training and qualification in the field of domestic violence or similar is desirable


To apply for the role of Team Leader Outreach Worker, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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Salary: £36,000
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Deadline: 06/07/2022 23:59
Hours: 37.5
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Candidates interested in applying should attach a cover letter outlining how they meet the essential criteria specified in the job ad as well as how they think they meet Housing for Women’s EPIC values.

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Our social centre in Kelso offers a range of activities for older people and the opportunity to socialise, build friendships and maintain their independence and well-being.

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Dates to bear in mind

The closing date for this role is the 14th July 2022. However, we reserve the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

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