Domestic Violence Duty Line Worker

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Bristol
Posted
02 Dec 2020
Closes
07 Dec 2020
Ref
1848932336
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Brilliant women's charity need support worker to join the domestic violence duty line team until March 2021

Your new company
A rewarding opportunity for one of Bristol's leading charities. They are growing and are looking for someone to join the team on a full time basis who can provide empowering and positive support, advocacy, signposting and crisis interventions to victims and survivors of domestic violence.

Your new role
You will be working as part of a small team who respond to crisis and emergencies of women and children who are suffering domestic violence. You will be the first point of contact for vulnerable women who call the charity and will need to risk assess their situation, you will listen to them and be empathetic yet practical and start building a relationship with them to start putting a support plan in place. You may need to refer them to other teams within the charity or to external agencies.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have experience in working with people who are in crisis: experience in domestic violence is desirable. You will have experience in safeguarding; in responding to emergency situations, be able to maintain a calm and measured approach; have experience of putting together risk assessments and support plans; knowledge of housing and other agencies in Bristol. You will need to be a quick learner and have good attention to detail and brilliant customer service skills, especially over the telephone.

What you'll get in return
You will have the opportunity for a long term contract, access to great training and support from your team leader, competitive pay rate and free enhanced DBS if you do not already have one. This is a fantastic opportunity that is not likely to last long!

What you need to do now
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