Outreach Support and Development Worker

Telford, Wrekin
£17,743 - £21,187 per annum
14 Feb 2018
21 Mar 2018
Contract Type

1 x SDAS Outreach Support and Development Worker - Polish community. Post Ref:NSR217

Salary for both posts within the range of: £17,743 - £21,187 per annum 35 hours per week Based across the County of Shropshire to include Telford and Wrekin.

Shropshire Domestic Abuse Service (SDAS) provides accommodation and outreach support to families and individuals across the County of Shropshire. Due to funding from the DCLG we are recruiting for two new posts to support families in the Telford and Wrekin area.

SDAS Outreach Support and Development Worker - Polish Community

The role will involve providing support for women, men and their children from the Polish community who are affected by domestic violence and abuse, who are over the age of 16 and live within the County. The post holder will need to develop links within the community to breakdown any barriers to access support. Candidates for this post should have a good understanding of Eastern European communities. An understanding of the Polish language would also be desirable for this position.

Candidates for both roles should have previous experience of working in a front line service with individuals in crisis situations, and have an understanding of domestic violence and abuse issues. Candidates should also have excellent communication skills and must have their own vehicle due to the need to travel countywide.

Both posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and detailed references.

Closing date: 10am Wednesday 21st February 2018

Interviews will be held on: Tuesday 27th February 2018

To apply online please go to our website: Click Apply and follow the links to the vacancy page. Or alternatively you can apply for an application pack by telephoning: 0300 303 1190 (option 2) quoting the post reference.