Children and Young Persons Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £25,000
  • Motherwell
  • Closing 25th February 2019


  • Advertised from 31st January 2019
  • 35 hours

Role

Motherwell Women’s Aid are looking for a Children and Young People’s Support Worker this role provides practical and emotional support to children and young people who have been affected by domestic abuse.

Candidates should have a good understanding of domestic abuse, have experience in providing direct support and have excellent communication skills.

The successful applicants will be able to demonstrate a high degree of self-motivation and have the ability to work as part of a team. You must have experience of supporting children and young people in both 1-1 and group situations. They will also have a passion for improving the lives of women and children who have experienced abuse. Driving license is essential with access to a car.

The successful candidates must have a qualifications recognised for SSSC registration. They will also have knowledge and a commitment to a feminist analysis of domestic abuse. It is essential that candidates have knowledge of child abuse and child protection legislation. Successful applicants will be subjected to disclosure check through the PVG Scheme.

Motherwell & District Women’s Aid is an Equal Opportunities Employer and positively welcomes applications from women from all sections of the community. Only women need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

Application notes

To find our more and to apply, please download the Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form below.

Please return completed applications to: info@mdwa.org.uk

Closing date for this position is 25th February 2019


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