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10 Jan 2023

Full-Time Domestic Abuse Casework Coordinator

JulianHouse – Posted by JulianHouse Chippenham, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Julian House is a charity dedicated to making a difference to the lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people in society. We run several projects and every year we help thousands of people out of homelessness, into employment, away from domestic abuse, and more.

If you’d like a real sense of job satisfaction, great career prospects and a competitive benefits package, you could be who we’re looking for!

Job Role: Domestic Abuse Casework Coordinator          

Salary: £22,440 – £23,812              

Hours: 37.5 per week, predominantly Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM, with some flexibility and weekend work required           

Contract type: Permanent

Location:   Chippenham and Wiltshire

Additional information:

  • On-call (1 in 4 weeks), £100/week when on-call

The Role

Julian House is seeking a full time Domestic Abuse Casework Coordinator to join our team in Wiltshire. You will need to provide a person-centred approach towards clients, working closely to ensure that they are supported appropriately.

The successful applicant will have experience of working with those affected by domestic and sexual abuse.  You will also need the right attitude along with flexibility, resilience and have excellent organisational skills, and understand the importance of working as part of a team – full training will be provided for the right individual. 

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing support to women fleeing domestic abuse
  • Develop and maintain individual recovery plans, including risk assessments.
  • Ensure all safeguarding procedures and service polices are followed, including risk management and escalation in accordance with Julian House, making sure that these are met with local and national standards.
  • Use brief interventions in both one-one and group settings to promote engagement and increase self-esteem, wellbeing, accountability and enhance motivation. 
  • Used structured interventions via support plans and tools to work with clients to achieve goals. 
  • Carry out the client referral and assessment process

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Demonstrable experience of working with those affected by domestic and sexual abuse
  • Knowledge of housing and benefits policy and procedures
  • A valid UK driving license and access to own vehicle – business insurance will be required

For full responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the job description here.

There are many great reasons to join our team!

  • Great opportunities for career development and free monthly training sessions from experienced facilitators
  • Sliding salary scale with salary increases every year for the first 3 years
  • Wellbeing related support and advice and up to 6 free counselling sessions through our Employee Assistance Programme
  • 25 days annual leave, increasing to 27 after 3 years continuous employment
  • 30% staff discount at Julian House charity shops
  • 20% staff discount at Julian House bike workshops
  • A generous and competitive pension scheme
  • Instant access to healthcare professionals and discounts on a variety of health treatments through our Simply Health Scheme
  • A supportive culture where staff feedback is highly valued and regular supervisions with line managers are conducted
  • Reflective Practice sessions from objective, external facilitators

 

Our Ethos

As an Equal Opportunities employer, we have an Equality and Diversity Action plan in place showing our commitment in ensuring continuous improvement in creating an inclusive culture. We also have a committed group of Inclusion & Diversity champions who meet monthly to ensure progress is being made. We invite applications from people from all backgrounds and cultures, especially minority groups that are underrepresented in the workplace. We also welcome applications from those with lived experience. We embrace flexibility and are proud to be a Disability Confident and Mindful employer, as well as an Armed Forces Covenant Supporter.

If you have any special access requirements or other support needs throughout the application process (including interview), please contact us so that we can let you know how we can support you.

Get in touch

If you have any questions about the Domestic Abuse Casework Coordinator role, please get in touch with Laura Dawes (Resourcing Assistant) on 07908496681. We look forward to speaking with you soon!

Please note: We reserve the right to close our vacancies once the perfect candidate has been found. We recommend submitting your application as soon as possible so that you don’t miss out!

How to Apply

Please apply directly on our website - Job Openings (peoplehr.net)

Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: caseworker, charity, Support work, and Third sector. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

Job expires in 21 days.

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