Children Refuge Worker / Facilitator

Trident Group
Swadlincote, UK
20 Jun 2019
03 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are a registered care and support charity that offers services to just over 6000 people within the Midlands. These services include supporting people within registered care, domiciliary care, people with learning difficulties, those with mental health issues, young people at risk, older people, BME groups, people at risk of being homeless and those fleeing domestic abuse. Trident has over 50 years of delivering homes, services and innovation in some of the most disadvantaged communities in the Midlands. It employs more than 800 staff, works with over 150 volunteers and provides training places and apprenticeships for many more.

About the role

We are looking to recruit for a Children's Support worker for our site based in Swadlincote Derbyshire. The role is permanent opportunity working 29.5 hours a week covering a variety of shift including days, late shifts and weekends.

Please note this is a fixed term contract until 31st March 2020

About you

We are looking for highly motivated individual who would like to join our team in order to deliver good quality service to vulnerable adults and Children. You will be responsible for looking after service users

* Operate on either a refuge or floating support basis providing support in line with customer and rota requirements, this may include evenings, weekend, on call and sleep ins

* Promote a detailed and accurate understanding of domestic abuse that affects all genders

* A working knowledge of legislation in regards to domestic abuse

* Promote understanding and be aware of the signs of domestic abuse and working to deliver preventative services.

* To provide knowledgeable services to customers and colleagues and promoting a good awareness of domestic abuse services

* Ensure all service delivery is non-judgemental and recognises the charities equality strategy

Please note it is a genuine occupational requirement (GOR) for all applicants to be female (Schedule 9, Part1 of the Equality Act 2010 applies) this post holder to be female due to the customer group.

In addition we are looking at offering flexible working patterns to suit the needs of the individual so you can have the work-life balance to suit you. These hours vary from full time /part time to job sharing opportunities. Training to promote development and opportunities would be available for successful candidates.

All applications must be accompanied with a current CV which will be used to assess your suitability for the role. Please ensure all the skills, experience and qualifications requested are clearly demonstrated in your CV as explained in the body of the advert.

All applicants must provide their right to work documentation at interview stage, such as a valid passport which will be verified to check your eligibility to work and live in the UK.

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from Disclosure and barring service (DBS

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