Family Support Worker (Perpetrator Specialist Practitioner)

Grade:

SO1

Location:

RIVER PARK HOUSE

Salary:

£30,585 - £31,557

Closing Date:

26 Sep 2021

Job description

Contract Terms

Salary Grade: SO1

Pay Range: £30,585 – £31,557

Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent

About Haringey

We are investing in creating a better borough for all our residents and bettering the lives of children and young people in Haringey is our first corporate priority. We are located in the north of the capital with a population of approximately 250,000 people and a growing population of 0-19-year olds. We are a diverse and fast-changing borough and tomorrow’s leaders; artists and innovators are busy growing up here.

Haringey is transforming its services for children and young people, and have already made exciting, innovative changes as we strive for excellence in all we do.

In short, we’re a council with high ambitions; a place to work that is full of energy and focus. Our teams have passion, integrity and commitment, and people join us, do so as they see Haringey is a learning organisation, and the people that work here strive for continuous improvement in their practice, aiming high to ensure we provide outstanding outcomes for our children.

We offer a great place to develop a career that is yours to own.

About the Role

This post is part of a specialist team working with perpetrators of domestic abuse where children are subject to statutory intervention under child in need or child protection plans.

Some of the key responsibilities include:

  • To support the team manager and senior practitioner in the running of the ENGAGE project
  • To carry a managed caseload of complex cases requiring experienced and expert practitioner input where there are significant domestic abuse concerns in relation to perpetrators with some having complex needs
  • To ensure the safety of children and victims remain at the centre of all interventions and decision making
  • To assess and write comprehensive and specialist assessments of risk and need in relation to perpetrators of domestic abuse

About You

  • Experience of working with perpetrators and undertaking risk assessments
  • Skills around motivational interviews and relationship-based practice
  • Grade C GCSE or equivalent in Maths & English

Benefits

For a full list of benefits on offer, please visit our website: https://www.haringey.gov.uk/jobs-and-training/working-children-and-young-people-s-service

Info

Closing Date: Sunday 26th September 2021

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