Job opportunity: 2 x Young Persons Restorative Domestic Abuse Practitioner

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22 July 2020

Remedi are recruiting a Young Persons Restorative Domestic Abuse Practitioner, to provide high quality Restorative interventions and advice for young people (aged 10-18), with a focus on reducing risk and aiding emotional recovery from the harmful impacts of domestic abuse. This will be done remotely. This will include emotional and practical support and the delivery of restorative interventions over the phone and via video call. The role is funded currently until the end of June 2021. You will work 35 hours per week and will primarily cover the city of Manchester area.

“You have been amazing, I really appreciate your help, and have felt at ease.”

Quote from a service user affected by Domestic Abuse in Barnsley

Remedi want you to be able to provide telephone and/or video call, emotional and practical support to people affected by Domestic Abuse in Manchester. Your primary role will involve delivering support and restorative interventions with young people (aged 10-18) who are experiencing domestic abuse.

In addition to this, they want you to be able to deliver awareness raising workshops on a 1-2-1 basis via telephone and/or video call to young people in Manchester. You will also be expected to utilise restorative approaches with young people and sign post to relevant support services where necessary.

You will be fully trained in the CEASE programme and using restorative approaches with the people you work WITH. This will include being trained and confident in delivering Restorative Mentoring Services, Mediation, Restorative Justice and Restorative Circles. This will help the people we work with to cope with what is happening to them and their families, and to work towards reducing the impact of the Domestic Abuse.

You will work to build positive relationships and ensure partnership working with Supporting Victims’ Unit, Housing, DWP, Health, Social Services, Solicitors, Police, Youth Offending Service, Courts, Domestic Abuse Services etc. on behalf of clients and to act as their advocate where appropriate. Good working relationships are key to succeeding in this area of work.

As a Restorative Young Persons Domestic Abuse Practitioner you will be expected to complete a holistic, client-centred needs assessment with the people you work with, taking account of the whole family to identify any support needs they may have. You will then be expected to jointly develop a support plan WITH them to address the individual needs identified.  You need to be able to listen and respond appropriately to what is being said so that people feel supported and valued. This is a key attribute to being successful and delivering a quality service in this role.

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Vacancy 1 - Full time

Location |         Remote working covering the City of Manchester area

Hours |              35 hours per week

Salary |             £20,280 p.a. plus 6% pension contribution

Leave |             25 days plus Bank Holidays

 

Vacancy 2 - Part time

Location |         Remote working covering the City of Manchester area

Hours |              25 hours per week

Salary |             £20,280 (Actual £14,485) per annum pro rata plus 6% pension contribution

Leave |             25 days plus Bank Holidays pro rata

 

Application Process

Completed applications should be emailed to |  recruitment_manc@remediuk.org

Application forms can also be downloaded from Remedi's Website

Closing date for receipt of completed applications | 12pm on Friday 14th August 2020

Interview Schedule

Stage 1 | Remote Interviews to be held on Thursday 20th August 2020 via TEAMs

Stage 2 | Face to face Interviews to be held on Monday 24th August 2020.

 
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