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Out of Hours Family Support Worker (Temporary Post) The Haven Wolverhampton

£19,890 pro rata per annum. 37.5 hours per week. Closing date Monday 27 November, 2017 at 4pm.

Develop your potential with The Haven Wolverhampton

The Haven Wolverhampton established in 1973 provides safe, temporary accommodation for women and children who are homeless for reasons such as domestic violence and who seek emergency accommodation. Applications are invited for the following post, from women who have a strong commitment to working with women and children.

You will provide out of hours cover on a rota system in The Haven Wolverhampton's Emergency 24 Hour Refuge Accommodation.  This includes evenings, nights (sleep in) and weekends. You will take a whole family approach to providing immediate and ongoing support within accommodation services for women, children and young people escaping from violence and abuse. You will ensure a safe and secure environment through Personal Support Planning and respond appropriately to the needs of the women and children, enabling them to make informed choices leading to resettlement. 

You will have experience of working with women within a refuge setting and completing assessment tools. You will have knowledge of the support needs and support planning of women and children experiencing violence abuse along with knowledge of legal, statutory, regulatory and good practice requirements applicable to the provision of supported housing. Excellent communication skills and a demonstrable ability to be able to work effectively and supportively as part of a team are requirements of the role.

All posts are subject to Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Due to the nature of our work Schedule 9 (1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies, therefore applications from women only will be considered. The Haven Wolverhampton is an equal opportunities employer.

This project receives financial support from City of Wolverhampton Council. Registered Charity No. 1065427

  • closing date: Monday 27 November, 2017 at 4pm
  • interviews w/c: Monday 11 December, 2017

How to apply and contact details

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  • Or send an A4 self addressed envelope with 95p postage stating the job title
  • Address: The Haven Wolverhampton, 18 Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton, WV1 4BL