Violence Prevention Programme Facilitator

Recruiter
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INTERVENTION PROJECT
Location
West Sussex
Posted
09 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Mar 2018
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

DVIP is an innovative voluntary sector organisation with over 20 years of experience in providing specialist behaviour change programmes for perpetrators of domestic violence and a range of support services for adults and children who have experienced abuse.

Violence Prevention Programme Facilitator

£29,854 pro rata
Part-time, 14 hours/week
Fixed Term, 12 month contract

Programme delivery likely to take place in Crawley with travel across East and West Sussex

The Violence Prevention Programme Facilitator will lead a structured programme with groups (alongside a co-worker) and deliver individual sessions to those unable to access a group programme. You will work predominantly with men in a way that shows an understanding of domestic violence and its effects on women, and that prioritises the safety of the perpetrator’s (ex) partner.

In addition, you will collect information needed for monitoring purposes and assist in producing statistical and other reports. You will also provide support and advice to sessional workers and/or volunteers.

The successful candidate will have experience of providing one-to-one interventions or group work with men on the issues of violence and abuse towards women. You will have strong communication skills, particularly over sensitive and complex issues, and the ability to work as part of a team and manage your own administration. Ideally you will also have experience of working on issues of violence and abuse with individuals identifying as LGBTQ, and/or with women who use violence towards men in relationships.

You will have an understanding of the range of models used in addressing this behaviour and preferably have experience of liaising with social workers or other professionals, and have an understanding of the criminal justice system and the legal options available to victims of domestic abuse.

This role requires extensive travel and the use of a car is also essential.

To apply for this post, please email vpp@dvip.org for an application pack.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Liz Ostrowski at Liz@dvip.org

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please note, we are also recruiting a Perpetrator Support Worker. These roles could both be undertaken by the same person if all criteria are met.

Closing date: 5pm on 1st March 2018

Interviews: 8th or 9th March 2018

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