Family Support Officer
(Residential Services)

Salary: 22,500-23,877
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: 37.5

Thrive Women’s Aid (Thrive) is an established and well respected organisation delivering support and services to women and families impacted by domestic abuse.
Your role will be to work within our residential settings to identify and address support needs of individual families who are escaping domestic abuse, with a specific emphasis on providing practical and emotional support. You will have a good understanding of the risks and support needs of families experiencing domestic abuse, an ability to make service intervention decisions and experience of working with individuals who have multiple and complex needs. You will have experience of working within supported accommodation schemes which adhere to Fire, Health and Safety procedures and Psychologically-Informed Environment (PIE) principles.
You will be someone who can provide high level specialist support to service users, ensuring that service standards are excellent. You will model high quality practice in your work, ensuring that service user involvement and person centred approaches are embedded in the support that you give. You will facilitate and develop service user activities within settings on a weekly basis.
You will maintain links with key partners to ensure a comprehensive package of support is available for those with multiple needs and referral pathways into other services are observed.
You will be key in recording accurate service outcome data for use in reports to funders and ensure that comprehensive records of outcomes and activities of the service are uploaded to our data management systems.

Apply and further information
To apply: Please complete an application form, noting the deadline below.

Contact point for applications: Kate Purchase / / 01639 894864

Closing date: 9am Friday 5th August 2022

Interview date: Wednesday / Thursday 10th /11th August 2022