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Safer Communities Domestic Abuse Senior Practitioner x 2
  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Reference: CVP 0051
  • Published: Tue 23/03/2021, 11:35 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 11/04/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £37,890- £38,890 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Computer Centre, Huyton , Knowsley , L36 9GL, Merseyside

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Safer Communities Domestic Abuse Senior Practitioner x 2

A number of exciting job opportunities have arisen within Knowsley Council’s Safer Communities Service.

Knowsley Council has further invested in it’s Safer Communities service to ensure that ensures every victim of domestic abuse is offered support, regardless of their risk level. Knowsley also has a dedicated perpetrator/alleged perpetrator pathway targeting challenge and support to non-statutory offenders.

Knowsley Council’s Safer Communities service has lead responsibility in taking forward the priorities and strategic direction for domestic abuse and the operational delivery for the councils support services, for those aged 16 plus, impacted upon by Domestic Abuse. Along with strategic and direct operational practice the service is also responsible for several tactical, co-ordination and risk assessment processes across the borough.

The Safer Communities Service work in close partnership with agencies/services throughout the Borough and across Merseyside, and the successful candidates will be required to demonstrate appropriate knowledge, and experience, in respect of legislation, policy drivers and sector best practice relating to domestic abuse.

 

Safer Communities Domestic Abuse Senior Practitioner x 2 posts

The Domestic Abuse Senior Practitioners will support the Senior Managers and the Principal Safer Communities Officer (Domestic Abuse) in the leadership of the service ensuring the highest standards of practice are maintained in the provision of multi-agency, preventative and risk reduction interventions to those impacted upon by domestic abuse and those who cause the harm associated to domestic abuse. They will be responsible for the oversight and supervision of a team of Domestic Abuse Advocates/Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Case Managers and when required will hold a small case load. They will also have responsibility for specific and defined themes as service need and development requires.

 

We are looking for diligent, committed, and motivated individuals to work as a member of the Safer Communities Service delivering a victim focussed response to reported issues of domestic abuse. The successful candidates will have relevant experience of working with those impacted upon, or those who have perpetrated, domestic abuse.

We are looking to add to our existing expertise and response across the service and would be particularly interested in applicants with experience of working with clients with multiple and complex needs, those with adult and social care needs,, clients requiring support in accessing safe accommodation or applicants who have experience working with younger victims of domestic abuse aged 16+ .

 There will be an expectation that candidates will hold a relevant professional qualification. Full details of essential experience and qualifications are found in the person and job specification.

 

  • Application closing date: Sunday, 11 April 2021
  • Interview dates: Monday, 19, Tuesday, 20 &  Wednesday, 21 April 2021

For applicants applying for one of the Senior posts there will be an expectation that you will hold a relevant professional qualification. Full details of essential experience and qualifications are found in the person and job specification.

Informal enquiries about this post can be made to: safercommunities@knowsley.gov.uk