Hours of work: 18.5 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time
Closing date: Sunday 17 October 2021
For an informal discussion, please contact Patrick Walsh, SWIFT Practice Manager, Domestic Abuse Theme - 01323 463800.
About the role
East Sussex County Council, Multi-Agency Screening Hub (MASH) has developed an exciting opportunity to be part of developing domestic abuse expertise at first point of contact. This post will be appropriate for a suitably qualified senior practitioner from social work, probation, nursing etc. background.
In this role you will be responsible for developing expertise within the MASH for screening, assessing, and responding to domestic abuse referrals.
This post sits within MASH and SWIFT Specialist Family Service (SWIFT) who are expert practitioners in the field of domestic abuse.
The successful applicant will carry a small caseload, will work alongside partner agencies to implement support and intervention to both victims, children and perpetrators of domestic abuse.
You will share your expertise with partner agencies advising for example, on protective measures, providing support and advice to early help services and working alongside SWIFT Specialist Family Service, domestic abuse team.
You will benefit from supervision from the Manager & Advanced Practitioner within SWIFT DA theme.
This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.