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Children and Young Persons Support Worker Full Time

at Moxie People Cardiff in Cardiff (Published at 15-03-2021)

Are you a warm, reliable, and compassionate CYP Support Worker with experience of supporting survivors of domestic abuse, sexual violence, and all other forms of violence?

The Children & Young Persons Support Worker will play a crucial role in delivering high-quality, frontline and holistic support to children and young people who have been victims of domestic and sexual abuse/violence.

Purpose:

  • Support the empowerment of children and young people (0 - 18 years) and assist them in recognizing the features and dynamics of domestic and sexual abuse/violence present in their situations and help them regain control of their lives. You will play a crucial role in helping children and young people to live a life free of abuse/violence and fear.

Your contribution:

  • Identify and assess the risks and needs of children and young people (aged 0-18) experiencing or affected by domestic and sexual abuse/violence using specialist risk and needs identification tools.
  • Work with high-risk children and young people to help them access services to keep them safe.
  • Provide advocacy, emotional and practical support and information to victims from a holistic approach, including in relation to legal options, education, housing, health and finance.
  • Manage a caseload ensuring each client receives the appropriate service specific to their needs.
  • Advocate for high-risk/needs children and young people with agencies who can help to address domestic or sexual abuse.

To be considered for this Children & Young Persons Support Worker role, you must;

  • Have a good understanding of domestic and sexual abuse/violence and the effects on children and young people.
  • Understand child protection issues, and the legal responsibilities surrounding these issues.
  • Have experience of working with vulnerable children and young people.
  • Have strong crisis management skills and the ability to deal with stressful and difficult situations.
  • Have a keen understanding of child development, children?s needs and children?s rights.

What?s on Offer?

  • A 12-month contract covering maternity leave
  • Be part of an open, supportive working environment that will give you the opportunity to reach your full potential, with accredited training (e.g. IDVA training certification), flexible working hours and the chance to be part of changing our society for good.
  • ?Create lasting change? for children and young people by specifically addressing adverse childhood experiences and their devastating immediate and long-term impacts.

If this Children & Young Persons Support Worker role ticks all of the boxes and you?re ready to apply, please submit an up to date CV via the application link.

For further information on this Children & Young Persons Support Worker role, please get in touch with Rich Thomas at Moxie People for an initial chat.

Here at Moxie People, we believe in connecting great people to meaningful jobs that will transform lives and communities. We?re specialists in the social housing and third sector, so if you?re on the lookout for your next career move, we will be here to support you at every step of the way!

Reference ID: RTCYP13842

Contract length: 12 months

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: £20,000.00-£22,000.00 per year

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • domestic abuse/violence support: 1 year (preferred)
  • children and young persons support: 1 year (required)

Work remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process


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