Employment Opportunity at Women Centre

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Specialist Domestic Abuse Practitioner – WomenCentre

Bradford Maze Behaviour Change (Part of the Survive and Thrive Consortium)

37 hours per week SO1 £27 539 per annum

(1 Year temporary contract with potential to extend subject to funding)

WomenCentre is seeking to recruit a Specialist Domestic Abuse Practitioner. The post is funded jointly by the Home Office via the West Yorkshire OPCC and Bradford Council.

In this role you will use your specialist knowledge, to support work with perpetrators of DA to secure sustainable safety for children, families and adults and you will act as a specialist resource for colleagues in Early Help working with families experiencing domestic abuse.

You will work alongside colleagues in the Children and Families Service and Family Action to intervene earlier within families experiencing domestic abuse, be more consistent, committed and creative to prevent the continuation of abusive behaviour.

This is a role in which protection for and with whole families at the earliest opportunity is key to preventing domestic abuse from escalating. Our SDAP is committed to ensuring perpetrator behaviour is understood and challenged.

You will support Early Help colleagues based within the four Bradford Early Help Hubs whilst sharing and developing good practice.

Using evidence-based interventions you will support staff in the teams above who will be carrying small caseloads, working with families in order reduce conflict and create safer relationships.

In addition, you will provide consultancy for EH colleagues to support their work with families experiencing domestic abuse especially, to understand perpetrator behaviour.  

For an application pack and further information, please visit www.womencentre.org.uk

Please email completed applications to: – lisa.hutchinson@womencentre.org.uk

by 9am on Friday the 18th of December

Shortlisting 18th December and Interviews 22nd December

Appointments are subject to WomenCentre receiving an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service that we consider acceptable.