Qualified Social Workers - DV Team - North & East London

London, London
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: ABTWSC220420A_1587551021
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2020-04-22
  • Location: London, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2020-06-21
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Tradewind Social care are currently recruiting Qualified Social Workers to join the Domestic Violence Teams in East and North London.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

This post is key to developing the model of domestic abuse intervention in line with the Council's Violence Against Women and Girls Strategy. The model uses an approach that is innovative, pragmatic, holistic and robust in working with victims and, where needed, with perpetrators.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Each of the three key accountabilities is outlined below.

  1. Case work

1.1 To understand the context of domestic abuse, gendered violence, power and control and to design and implement case interventions accordingly

1.2 To work closely with criminal justice and other partner agencies to reduce the harm caused by perpetrators through advocating robustly for their apprehension, detention and removal where possible and for the risks posed by perpetrators in the community to be managed.

1.3 To undertake pro-active case work to reduce risk and make victims safe including visiting in the community and at home as needed, undertaking assertive outreach work to engage multiple-needs / hard-to-reach victims, working jointly with partner agencies, participating in and chairing case reviews, reporting to Court and other forums, delivering actions within timescales, advocating for victims and meeting agreed targets

1.4 To undertake interviews with victims, their families where appropriate and perpetrators of abuse as needed, to analyse and evaluate information to provide a holistic assessment of risk and need.

1.5 To assess and balance risk and protective factors within a legislative, theoretical, best practice and policy framework.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Social Work England Registration
  • IDVA qualification
  • 2+ Years Experience
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