Project Worker - Barnardos - Gwent
- Job Reference: 00027735-1
- Date Posted: 18 November 2020
- Recruiter: CV-Library
- Location: Newport, Gwent
- Salary: On Application
- Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Covid-19
- Job Type: Temporary
Opening Closed Doors Service, Barnardo's Cymru South East Locality
The base of this post will be within one of the four Gwent local authorities and can be negotiated; however the role will involve a significant amount of working across the Gwent local authorities and Police area.
In light of COVID-19, all staff are currently working from home and delivering a mixture of face to face and virtual support.
About Opening Closed Doors Service
The Opening Closed Doors Service provides support to children and young people who are exposed to domestic abuse and/or violence. The service will deliver evidence based interventions to children and young people and, by adopting a key worker approach, facilitate support for the wider family unit to embed sustainable change. Working alongside Social Services and the Police, the Service will build on our experience and expertise to work collaboratively and bring about systemic change; preventing the need for statutory interventions and mitigating future Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) for children and young people.
The Opening Closed Doors Service works in partnership with statutory and local organisations, to deliver a spectrum of services across Gwent based on local need, that will enable children and young people to recover from their experiences of domestic abuse/violence, build resilience, strengthen parenting capacity and improve outcomes for children, young people and their families.
Your duties will include:
Providing 1:1 support to children, young people and families affected by domestic abuse and / or violence or delivering of structured group programmes to children, young people and families affected by domestic abuse and / or violence
Provide 1:1 support to Survivors affected by domestic abuse, including safety planning and risk management / or deliver group based interventions to survivors.
Working in partnership with Children's Services, Police and other key partners to achieve positive outcomes for children, young people and their families
Delivering support to children, young people and their families against a structured Support Plan following assessment
Working alongside other agencies and organisations where required to meet need
Working co-productively and collaboratively with children, young people and their families to support long term, sustainable outcomesYou will have:
Experience of working with children, young people and their families
Experience in working with children, young people and families affected by domestic abuse and/or violence
Possess skills supportive of multi-agency working
Knowledge and experience of safeguarding
Experience of undertaking assessments with children, young people and families and co-producing holistic support plans