- Clackmannanshire Women's Aid, Greenfield Lodge, Parkway, Alloa, fk10 2as
- £13,602 per year
- Contract Type:
- Position Type:
- Part Time
- 17.5 hours per week
- Work From Home:
This position has expired.
Number of Hours: Part-time, 17.5 Hours per week
Salary Scale: £13,602 starting salary
Accountability of post: The post holder will be line managed by and accountable to the Clackmannanshire Women’s Aid Children’s Service Team Leader for the performance of the tasks described below.
Main purpose: To provide high quality early intervention and prevention support services to Children & Young people in the community and in education establishments.
Location of post: Community and Schools, Clackmannanshire
MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
§ To provide practical and emotional support for children & young people who are referred to our children’s services.
§ To develop and extend our outreach support service for children & young people with experience of domestic and/or dating abuse living in the Clackmannanshire area.
§ To organise and run age-appropriate play and leisure activities, providing children and young people with opportunities to share, explore and work through their feelings.
§ To develop resources and facilitate support via:
o Outreach support within schools and the local community - A safe and non-judgemental 1-2-1 space for school aged CYP, that builds trust to promote an understanding of, and recovery from domestic abuse and toxic relationships
o Dedicated programmes for adolescents who have lived experience of domestic abuse
o Healthy relationship groupwork and workshops in schools and community settings. The workshops will be interactive, focusing on consent, healthy relationships, gender stereotypes, understanding emotions, safety planning etc
§ To maintain accurate and up to date records in accordance with Clackmannanshire Women’s Aid policies and procedures.
§ To maintain confidentiality of children and young people accessing the service; ensuring that all confidentiality agreements are signed and that database entries are accurately updated in line with GDPR requirements
§ To prepare relevant reports for Children’s Panels, court proceedings or case conferences as needed.
§ To facilitate group work for children & young people as appropriate as part of the early intervention and prevention programmes.
§ Promote effective partnership working and develop strong links with professionals from external agencies and members of the community to maximise the support available for children and young people.
§ Having the ability to work on your own initiative but also liaise closely with other employees to ensure all aspects of the service are covered, which includes working flexibly to meet the needs of the service.
§ To meet annual targets as part of the Staff Team and, agree the targets in partnership with the Team Leader and Director and regularly reviewing progress as part of a development plan.
§ To ensure accurate record keeping on CWA’s CRM system and ensure that case notes meet partner, funder and stakeholder requirements to capture outcome data and to complete funder reports as and when required.
§ Participate in Team Meetings.
§ To work closely with the Staff Team to develop and sustain relationships with a range of funders, partners, policymakers, and other external stakeholders.
§ To participate in the monitoring, evaluation, reporting and continuous improvement of the Clackmannanshire Women’s Aid services.
§ To promote the work of Clackmannanshire Women’s Aid and the rights & needs of women, children and young people who experience domestic abuse with other service providers and policy makers.
§ To be responsible for handling and recording petty cash.
§ Always maintaining professional boundaries when working with service users, staff and external bodies in accordance with Clackmannanshire Women’s Aid policies and procedures, Health and Social Care Standards, SSSC Guidance, SWA National Service Standards.
§ Attend relevant trainings to promote your professional development and enhance knowledge base.
§ To work in partnership with Scottish Women’s Aid and the wider Women’s Aid network, contributing to local and national campaigns that further the aims of Women’s Aid.
§ Any other duties commensurate with the grade and level of responsibility of this post, for which the post holder has the necessary experience and/or training.