Caseworker

Location
Islington
Ref
SWA2704
Salary
Qualified applicants (with an accredited VAWG /domestic abuse qualification) dependent on experience: £23,500 – £26,000 per annum. Unqualified applicants, dependent on experience: £22,000- £23,000 per annum
Closing date
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Contract type
Fixed Term (maternity cover- 1 year)
Interview date

Islington Solace Advocacy and Support Service (SASS) is a team made up of IDVAs, caseworkers, Complex Needs worker and IRIS workers.  We work with all levels of risk and work closely with our partner agencies to ensure victim/survivors of domestic violence receive a good standard of service.

The Domestic Abuse Caseworker involves working with standard and medium risk cases of domestic and sexual abuse.  This role includes risk assessment, safety planning, assessment of needs, individual support planning and advocacy with external agencies.  The role will involve attending external meetings within Children’s Services, safeguarding and attending housing appointments with service users.

Successful applicants will have in-depth knowledge of domestic abuse and its impact on service users and their children, experience of working with women who have experienced domestic and /or sexual abuse including strong casework management skills.

How to apply

To apply please complete and send the Application Form AND Equality Monitoring form to recruitment@solacewomensaid.org by the closing date above. If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send the documents to you.

Unfortunately we do not accept CVs.

Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late applications will not be accepted.

Due to the number of applications we receive, Solace Women’s Aid cannot communicate further with applicants who are not shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application was not successful this time.

Solace Women’s Aid values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applicants from black minority and ethnic communities.

Solace is a Disability Confident employer. Please feel free to email us at recruitment@solacewomensaid.org if you require any additional support to apply for this role.

This service is run by women for women and is therefore restricted to women applicants under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, and Part 1. Section 7(2) e of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 apply. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role

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