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Domestic Violence Support Worker

MCH Recruitment
Posted 14 days ago
Location

Leicester,City of Leicester, GB

Salary

£22,000 - £24,000 per annum

Contract type

Full Time

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Our Client  is currently recruiting for Support Workers to work for a charitable organisation based in Leicester . The role is providing support to women and children in  hostels in Leicester. Candidates must have experience in providing support and must be able to ideally speak a BAME language.  

Responsibilities of the role:

  • To receive, assess and accept BAMER multi-lingual referrals and admissions

  • To implement the referrals process, undertake needs and risk assessment and ensure that each referral is followed through to an outcome

  • To provide one to one culturally sensitive practical and emotional support to service users experiencing violence and abuse, whether that be physical, mental, sexual etc.

  • To assist in formulating Support Plans and training programmes and take appropriate action

  • To ensure all aspects of case work are undertaken including advice, support assistance in claming benefits, move on accommodation, legal redress, immigration, employment/ career opportunities, health and education budgeting and money management

  • To help with Support Plans and training programmes and take appropriate action

  • To identify specific needs of service users and where appropriate refer to specialist agencies

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