This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. This service is run by women for women and is therefore restricted to women applicants under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, and Part 1 Section 7(2) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 apply. Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid Ltd values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from women of all backgrounds

1 x 18.5 hour post the role will be in Mansfield

£21,842 per annum, pro rata for part time

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The role will provide specialist domestic abuse support to women who live within the Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid Ltd (NWAL) geographical boundaries and have a housing need due to domestic abuse.

The role will;

Offer interventions to survivors from the point of contact with the Housing Department, until survivor is placed in safe accommodation.

Offer emotional and practical support in regards to the impact created by domestic abuse

Risk assess, safety plan and looking at security options available, such as the Sanctuary Scheme.

Provide support and advice to Housing Staff

Develop improved pathways between services, giving better housing options for survivors and their children.

Work closely colleagues and partner agencies to ensure a co-ordinated response to women’s support needs.

Be survivor led, supporting the survivor to make their own decisions

To work within the aims, objectives and principles of Women’s Aid Federation England and ensure a high quality service is offered to women and children escaping domestic violence.

To carry out any other duties which may vary from time to time as may reasonably be required within the general level of responsibilities of the post

This is not an exhaustive list of duties and will be subject to change in consultation with the post holder.

Further information and Application Forms may be sent out on receipt of a SAE, by emailing [email protected] or by clicking on the link below.

Please return the completed form, clearly marked Private and Confidential to:

Female Domestic Abuse Housing Liasion Workers Employment Group
Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid Ltd
The Farr Centre
Chapel Walk, Westgate
Worksop, Notts S80 1LR

Closing Date: 15/10/2021 at 12 noon        Interview Date: 28/10/2021

Applications will not be accepted by email or fax. You must send a hard copy by post.

Please note that application will not be accepted by CV.https://nottswa.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/DA-Housing-Worker-Sept-21-Mansfield.docx

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