Women's Support Worker
35 hrs a week full time or 17.5 hrs a week part time
Contract length 1 year from Start date
Salary: £20,931 - £22,623 per annum, Salary is paid on the 28th of each month in arrears.
The Social Care Community Partnership are currently recruiting for 1 full time or 2 part time women's support workers to provide the highest possible standard of support to women, children and young people who have experience of domestic abuse and are accessing the service in the East and Midlothian area.
To provide emotional and practical support over the telephone or face to face to women with experience of domestic abuse.
To meet with women as a key worker on a regular and planned basis, developing and reviewing individual support plans and risk assessments.
To prepare relevant reports for children's panels, court proceeding or case conferences where necessary and accompany women to such meetings as the need arising.
Perform administrative tasks in a timely way to ensure smooth running of the service. Provide quantitative and qualitative information on support and related issues regularly and written reports, as required
To ensure that support offices are adequate and available for its purpose
To assist in the provision of social/group opportunities for women accessing WAEML services.Qualifications and experience:
Be a car driver / car owner SVQ 3 health and social care or equivalent
Be able to work occasional weekends and evenings
Have a minimum of 2 years work experience In relevant setting
For more information about this job opportunity, please click apply and submit your CV to Social Care Community Partnership or contact Martin Brownjohn or Steve More on (phone number removed) for a confidential discussion.
About The Social Care Community Partnership:
The Social Care Community Partnership is Scotland's premier social care recruitment agency, sourcing and placing Social Care professionals, support staff and administrators throughout Scotland and the rest of the U.K. Established in 2006 quality is built into everything we do; from day to day recruitment and selection processes, to The Social Care Community Partnership employees and to the Local Authorities, Government bodies and Third Sector/Non-Governmental Organisations that we work with. The client groups we work with range from Children and Families, Adults, Disabilities, Youth Offending and more. We recognise that our Social Care professionals make daily decisions that affect the lives of thousands of vulnerable people