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Female Domestic Abuse Refuge Worker

We have an exciting opportunity for a *Female Domestic Abuse Refuge Worker to work in a Knowsley based refuge.

You will be working for a charity providing support to all aspects of the refuge. This is a 24 hour dry refuge which provides a safe place for women and their children who have been victims and survivors of domestic abuse.

You will demonstrate the following behaviours; Passionate, Non-Judgemental, Flexible, and be a pro active and positive member of the team.

In this role you will be offering structured and ad-hoc practical and emotional support and will be assisting families to move on into safe permanent accommodation. You will also be delivering group work sessions with a focus on learning and building self esteem.

You will have a strong background in working with people who have been victims and survivors of domestic abuse, particularly those with complex needs. You will have a good knowledge of how the benefits and housing system.

There are no formal qualification requirements, but relevant training and qualifications would be advantageous.

The salary is £15383.76 (FTE £20,948.20) working an average of 25.7 hours a week over a 3 week rolling rota.

The current shifts early shift is 8am-3pm, the late shift is 12 noon-8pm. We are currently in the process of a consultation regarding the rota so the rota may be subject to change.

You will receive an employer pension contribution of 6%, you will also be able to claim a business mileage allowance of 45p per mile and have 24/7 access to an Employee Assistance Programme.

You will be expected to cover occasional day and sleeping night shifts for annual leave or sickness. This post includes working bank holidays and weekends. The holiday entitlement is 25 days (pro rata) plus a bank holiday entitlement.

*This post is for a Female Domestic Abuse Refuge Worker and is Exempt under the Equality Act 20, Schedule 9, part 1.

This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS

Download the Application pack and email or post to address on final page of Application Form.doc

The closing date for this post is Monday 24th February 2020 at 5pm