Job Description

*Senior Caseworker Women’s refuge*
*Full time permanent – on field mobile working*
*£23,500 – £25,000*
We are working alongside a fantastic women’s refuge organisation who are recruiting for a Senior case worker.
You will be working for a women’s equality organisation which exists to eradicate violence against women and girls and to support survivors. They recognise that ending violence and abuse takes a whole society approach to social change, and it needs you to help them achieve this!
This is a full time position where you would need flexibility to work on call hours, weekend and bank holidays.
If you are a dynamic, inquisitive person who has a passion for rights, diversity and inclusion and want to fight alongside those who may not have a voice, we would like to hear from you!
Company benefits

  • Generous annual leave package
  • Life assurance
  • Employee assistance programme to support your health and well being at work and at home
  • Flexi working
  • Paid company sick pay
  • Living wage employer
  • Bike to work scheme and more!
  • About the role

  • You will develop a specialist area of knowledge related to one or more support areas
  • You’ll act as a triage point for service users
  • To hold complex and diverse case loads
  • Provide specialist advice and guidance to external agencies
  • You’ll develop and deliver training for support staff related to areas of specialism
  • You will be Responsible for case management reviews
  • To ensure safety, support and recovery plans reflect the needs and wishes of the individuals accessing the support
  • Identify and assess the risks and needs of service users
  • You’ll be confident in Prioritising cases
  • You will support the empowerment of the client
  • To Work alongside multi agency partnerships
  • Help maintain confidential and accurate records
  • About you

  • You will have a thorough understanding of domestic violence
  • You will have a good knowledge of the civil and criminal justice system for victims of domestic abuse and their children
  • Understand child protection issues and how to respond effectively
  • You will have experience of working with vulnerable people
  • Good IT skills
  • You will hold a Safelives IDVA training certificate or a relevant degree or vocational qualification or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • You will be confident in dealing with crisis situations
  • You will have a flexible approach to working
  • You will be a driver and have access to your own car