Part Time – 21 Hours
Connect Housing are looking a Domestic Abuse Housing Support Coordinators to join us, providing high quality, person centred housing support services to service users of domestic abuse services, including refuge and other accommodation, to meet individual need and contractual requirements of the service.
Processing referrals and conducting person centred support needs and risk assessments, you will provide an effective, efficient and sensitive service where no two working days are the same. If you do not have housing experience but have a track record of provided person-centred support to those who are experiencing domestic abuse, we would still like to hear from you.
Safeguarding is a priority and you will be partnership working with DRAMM and MARAC, social services, the police, safeguarding teams, health services and schools. You will also be dealing with the day-to-day supervision of the refuge accommodation, which includes a core site and dispersed properties.
Whilst no formal qualifications are required, you must have demonstrable experience of: working with clients experiencing domestic abuse, working within guidelines, liaising and working with other agencies, and identifying and managing situations involving a level of risk.
Understanding the issues and the challenges faced by our service users, you will be able to identify and provide practical and emotional support to our service users.
At Connect, our values are at the heart of everything we do and our vision is to contribute towards a sustainable and just society. These aren’t just words to us and, at Connect, you get to really use your skills and talents to contribute towards healthy, happy lives. We love to make a difference and we balance our earnestness with a friendly and informal culture; over 90% of staff would recommend Connect as a great place to work, though we by no means rest on our laurels. Change is ever-present and our internal and external goals are always bold.
As an equal opportunity employer, we recruit based on experience, attitude and values. Connect are committed to ensuring our workforce reflects the communities we serve therefore we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.
- 26 days’ annual leave rising to 31 plus public holidays
- Bupa Cash plan
- Occupational pension plans
- MyPlace benefits: retail discounts and offers
Please note, Connect Housing reserve the right to close the role earlier and therefore we encourage early applications – Please refer to the full Job Description upon completing your application.
Preference will be given to applicants who are able to work flexibility to include some evenings and weekends.
Closing Date: 13th October 2021
Please note, due to the sensitive needs of our service users at the refuge the post holders must be female. This is an Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010. Please contact HR for more details if required.