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Children & Young People’s Support Worker Job Vacancy with TDAS

Trafford Domestic Abuse Service (TDAS) are looking to recruit a Children & Young People's Support Worker.

Job Title: Children and Young People’s Support Worker
Salary/Rate: £13,866
Pension: Pension scheme entitlement after 3 months of employment
Location: Manchester, Lancashire
Closing Date: 31st August 2018
Date of Interview: 7th September
Preferable Start Date: ASAP
Hours: 22.5 hours per week
Fixed term until March 2019 with possible 12 month extension.

To deliver our specialist Children and Young Peoples project in our Accommodation based and Community setting to a group of children who have or currently are living with domestic abuse and suffering the traumatic effects of such. The CYP Support worker will provide 1 to 1 support to children in the local community and deliver specialist domestic abuse workshops and programmes in school and community settings.

Main duties will include:

  • Coordinate and run 1-2-1 sessions in the community, outside of school time.
  • Deliver TDAS R’Space© programmes for CYP who have or are living in a domestic abuse household.
  • Deliver TDAS SOSN© programmes for CYP identified as in need.
  • Keep daily recordings which are factual, accurate and up to date.
  • Partnership and multi-agency liaison work.
  • To be aware of, implement and keep up to date with Child Protection/Safeguarding procedures in accordance with the organisation.
  • Provide a welcoming, safe, stimulating and inclusive environment in which children and young people can be supported, enjoy themselves, develop their full potential and meet the requirements of Every Child Matters and current legislation.

  • To apply for this position it is essential that you have a NNEB/NVQ level 3 or equivalent qualification in child care and education, social care or teaching.
    You must also have minimum of 2 years’ experience of working with children and young people in crisis and knowledge and understanding of the effects of domestic abuse on men, women, children and young people.
    You must be able to assess risk, support plan and deliver services. It is essential that you have an up to date knowledge of Child Protection and Safeguarding.

    This post is subject to an enhanced DBS.
    Applicants with minimum qualifications and experience will only be considered. Due to the requirements of the role, we are requesting that female only applicants apply. Please do not send CVs, as they will not be processed.

    No agencies please.
    Please contact Vicky Fitzsimons for an application pack. Tel: 0161 872 7368

    August 22, 2018