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Salary    £34,254 – £36,912 Per Annum
Location    Tower Hamlets, London
Closing Date    11/09/2017
Recruitment Agency    Indeed

Overview

Role Purpose
Would you like to work in one of the leading boroughs in challenging Domestic Violence? We are looking for an enthusiastic and empathic individual with casework experience of working with high risk victims of domestic violence. This post is for a female bengali/sylheti speaking person to coordinate and develop the front facing Domestic Violence One Stop Shop and Steering Group at an operational level within Tower Hamlets. Also to coordinate the Sanctuary Scheme enabling high risk victims of DV to remain safely in their homes. The postholder will support the work of the DV Delivery Plan by contributing to initiatives to raise awareness of DV amongst staff, partner agencies as well as the wider community. This includes an element of front line casework with victims of DV, a large proportion of whom speak Bengali/Sylheti.

Key Responsibilities
To coordinate and develop the partnership Domestic Violence One Stop Shop at an operational level.

To coordinate the Sanctuary Scheme, enabling victims of DV to remain safely in their home. This includes processing referrals, liaising with partner agencies and victims ensuring contract agreements are complete.

To conduct risk assessments and safety plannng work with clients and partners ensuring appropriate specialist advice and signposting. This includes contributing to the teams telephone DV Duty rota and may include undertaking home visits where required.

To support the work of the DV Action Plan including undertaking outreach, training and awareness activities promoting the DV services in the borough.

To provide regular reports to partners on projects led on, including brief budget monitoring reports.

To develop and maintain effective partnership working arrangements with key service providers.

To maintain the DV database, receiving referrals from a wide variety of partners quality-assuring informaton, accurately recording on the database and ensuring follow-up action.

Requirements
You will be required to have an enhanced DBS check and be a female bengali/sylheti speaker due to the large volume of bengali/sylheti speaking victims utilising the DVOSS and daily DV duty line.

Due to the nature of this role, this post is open to female applicants only and is exempt under Schedule 9 Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

Experience in undertaking Domestic Violence casework

Interviews will be held on: Wed 19 July