Male Troubled Families Domestic Abuse Worker with Southern Domestic Abuse Service

Male Mentoring Project for Troubled Families:

Male Troubled Families Domestic Abuse Worker                           

37 hours per week               

Salary £20,400 per annum

12 months fixed term post                           

Office based in Havant

Project covers Havant, East Hants, Fareham and Gosport

Southern Domestic Abuse Service is a leading provider of domestic abuse services in South East Hampshire.  This is an exciting new role to support and reach out to troubled families who have experienced or are experiencing domestic abuse. You will manage a caseload of clients, targeting the family’s issues as a whole to break the cycle of domestic abuse as either a victim, perpetrator or general offender.  You will work in partnership with other agencies to secure the best outcomes for your clients and for other survivors of domestic or sexual violence.

You will have demonstrable experience of providing practical support working in a solution-focused way focusing on the family’s strengths. You will be experienced in advocating in a multi-agency setting to secure positive life outcomes for your clients and to making the service a success. 

You will be self-sufficient, assertive and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills combined with empathy and sensitivity to build and develop supportive relationships with survivors of abuse and their children. You will maintain professional boundaries and adhere fully to SDAS’s safeguarding policies and procedures.

This post is restricted to men under the Equality Act 2010* 

Please email for an application form, job description and person specification.

Closing date:                       Thursday 24 October 2013

Interviews:                           Monday 4th November 2013

An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role.

* In view of the nature of the role the Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies