Domestic Abuse Floating Support Worker

Location:

Haringey Council - Alexandra House

Closing Date:

12 Feb 2023

Job description

Contract Terms

Salary: PO1 £35,217 – £37,038 per annum + 30 days annual leave + bank holidays

Contract: FTC – 12 months

Location: Haringey, North London

Hours: 36 hours per week

Advert closing date: Sunday 12th February 2023

Interviews: w/c 27th February 2023

About Haringey

Haringey Council is one of 32 in London. Haringey is an extremely diverse borough, and the Council has set clear ambitious objectives through its borough plan to make Haringey a better place to live, encourage investment and create opportunities that all can share. Haringey’s vision for the future is one of sustainable growth, in housing and jobs and on helping our residents and businesses take advantage of that growth.

We have got huge ambitions for Haringey. As the shape of local government continues to change, we are determined to rise to the challenge and find new ways to ensure that our residents enjoy the best opportunities in life. Working at Haringey gives you the opportunity to play a part in meeting those ambitions on behalf of everyone who calls the borough their home.

About the role

Hearthstone Domestic Abuse service is the in-house Domestic Abuse team for Haringey’s Housing Demand service. The service provides advice and support to anyone residing in the borough who is or has experienced domestic abuse and VAWG. Hearthstone are committed to providing holistic, practical, and empowering support focusing upon victim/survivor safety and empowerment. Hearthstone work in partnership with internal and external partners to offer a variety of support and advocacy surrounding accessing legal remedy, counselling support, housing related advice and security measures within the home.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team of dedicated officers to provide a range of support on an outreach basis.

Our ideal candidate will have exceptional skills in providing outreach support and will have an empathetic approach. You will be working in a fast paced and altering environment supporting a range of people across locations with diverse needs including those facing crisis. Having the skills to manage and prioritise a case load and supporting individuals in a trauma informed way to overcome multiple disadvantages, build confidence, self-esteem and achieve tenancy sustainment is essential for this role.

About the team

As a floating support worker, you will be joining a team of dedicated case workers offering a supportive and inclusive environment. The team is committed to working collectively to improve the outcomes for victim/survivors of domestic abuse across the borough.

Working for Haringey

Haringey is an ambitious local authority, as the shape of local government continues to change, we’re determined to rise to the challenge and find new ways to ensure that our residents and visitors enjoy the best opportunities, Haringey have to offer. We are committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included, and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits of a diverse workforce. Our benefits package includes generous leave entitlement, health and wellbeing support, local government pension scheme and a range of generous discount schemes across leisure and culture together with financial and money-saving discounts. Additionally, this post has a career grade scheme providing improvement opportunities for staff.

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