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Women’s Domestic Abuse Outreach Worker

37 hours (Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm, Friday 11am-7pm with additional evening and weekend working as required)

(Initial contract until 31st July 2024)

TWCC are looking for a Domestic Abuse Outreach Worker to provide holistic support for women fleeing domestic abuse who are not in safe accommodation. In addition to providing support to secure and maintain safe accommodation, the worker will deliver holistic support to address the impact of domestic abuse.

The successful candidate will hold a high level of aspiration for the women they are working with. They will support them to identify their strengths and achieve their goals as well as empower them to access a broad range of services and support and to engage with their wider community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide assertive outreach services to increase accessibility and engagement particularly from women who are street homeless, or at risk of being street homeless
  • Provide short-medium term intensive support to a small caseload of women
  • Complete a full assessment with each woman using a whole person, think family and trauma-informed approach to develop a collaborative, strengths-based action plan
  • Undertake a comprehensive risk assessment and develop a personal safety plan
  • Agree a communication plan with each woman to reduce re-traumatisation
  • Provide emotional support and brief interventions to address the impact of domestic abuse and trauma and improve health and wellbeing
  • Provide referrals and advocacy support to help women access and engage with other services including housing, drug and alcohol, mental health, health and wellbeing and community-based activities

 

Women’s Domestic Abuse Project Manager

37 hours (Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm, Friday 11am-7pm with additional evening and weekend working as required)

(Initial contract until 31st July 2024)

The Women’s Centre Cornwall are looking to recruit a Project Manager to co-ordinate the delivery of the service across the partnership and directly manage the TWCC Domestic Abuse Outreach Workers. You will drive continuous improvement and learning. You will raise the profile of the project and develop and maintain close working relationships with a range of external agencies. You will interact directly with stakeholders and service users for feedback, consultation and co-production.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the delivery and quality of service across the Krefta Kernow Partnership
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with the Krefta Kernow Partners and Cornwall Council
  • Line manage TWCC Domestic Abuse Outreach Workers
  • Co-ordinate the Krefta Kernow delivery team across the partnership by running regular team meetings, reflective practice and peer support sessions
  • Collate and analyse feedback from people accessing services and a range of stakeholders and support the staff to embed a culture of learning and continuous improvement across the Krefta Kernow delivery team
  • Drive best practice by working with Krefta Kernow Partner’s management teams to stay up-to-date with the latest research and best practice guidelines and ensure these are cascaded to the delivery team

 

For further details for either role and an Application Form, please email: melanie.das@womenscentrecornwall.org.uk

Closing date for completed applications: 9am, Friday 3rd June 2022

Interviews w/c: 13th June 2022 (Project Manager interview Tue 14th June)

TWCC values diversity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community, especially from groups with a protected characteristic such as Black and Minoritised women, who are currently under-represented at TWCC.

TWCC are a Disability Confident employer, and our premises are fully wheelchair accessible

These posts are exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1

 

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