Refuge Worker (Female Applicants Only) – Domestic Abuse

Employer
Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd
Location
HA3 3DH, Harrow, London (Greater)
Salary
£22,548 year rising to £23,112 per annum, after 1 year and successful probation
Closing date
10 Dec 2021

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Function
Community and Customer Services, Care and support, Housing / neighbourhood management, Social Care
Seniority
Officer
Salary Band
Up to £30,000, £0 - £9,999, £10,000 - £19,999, £20,000 - £29,999
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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Job Details

Salary: £22,548 year rising to £23,112 per annum, after 1 year and successful probation

About the service

Harrow Domestic Abuse Services delivers an Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy service and Safety Planning across the London Borough of Harrow. A welcoming team constructed of a Police IDVA, Community IDVA , Safety Planner within Social Service and Floating Support Worker provide highly efficient support to High and Medium Risk Service Users who have been affected by Domestic Abuse.

About the role

  • To provide intensive casework, support, and monitoring of general, and support needs, facilitated by key-sessions, community meetings, and general day-to-day contact
  • To provide advice, information and support to the women on safety – including around domestic abuse and independent living, as required
  • To work with women in co-producing a ‘Support and Safety Plan’, with a focus on the individuals’ strengths to meet their chosen goals


About you

  • Experience of working with people with a range of different support needs, aspirations for their future and associated risks
  • Experience of delivering high quality floating/outreach support services to people with a range of needs and risks
  • Good knowledge of welfare benefits and housing options and legislation related to statutory duty
  • Knowledge of health and safety relevant to role as a Floating Support Worker and working in Service User’s homes

What Hestia offers

  • Holiday allowance of 25days/195hours per annum plus 8days/62.4hours public holidays (pro rata)
  • Company Pension
  • Learning and Development Opportunities 
  • Hestia Rewards 
  • Access to a range of health and wellbeing support tools 
  • If applicable to the role, Hestia will also support you on joining our existing ASYE (Assisted and Supported Year in Employment) programme if you are interested and fit the criteria.

About Hestia

Hestia supports adults and children in crisis across London and the surrounding regions. We campaign and advocate nationally on the issues that affect them. This includes victims of modern slavery, women and children who have experienced domestic abuse, young care leavers and older people.

Company

Blue Octopus partners with employers from a multitude of different sectors and industries, using our next generation technology and recruitment expertise to help attract, engage and hire the best talent for their unique career opportunities. We know that having the right people in place is crucial to every business’ current and future successes, regardless of the area they operate in.

Over the last decade, our experience has allowed us to specialise in several sectors, including social housing.

Blue Octopus has a strong history of working with social housing providers to help them hire the best talent and improve their talent management processes. This experience, coupled with knowledge developed over time, has allowed us to fully understand both the market itself and the skills required within the sector. We understand that operating at a high standard, efficiently and cost-effectively, is vital for our clients in the Social Housing sector, who provide a much-needed service for their tenants.

Find Us
Telephone
01135323418
Location
Octo House, 2 Station Road
Otley
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS21 3HX
United Kingdom
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