Forces Intervention Sessional Facilitator
We are delighted to be recruiting for a weekly sessional group facilitator across Wiltshire (Amesbury in the south and/or within mid/north Wiltshire)
This service has been funded for 3 years.
Working within experienced and committed teams, these posts will:
- Co-facilitate long-term group work in Amesbury 1 night per week from 5pm – 8.30pm.
- Provide proactive, trauma informed and holistic support, with a focus on increasing victim safety and reducing the risk posed by a perpetrator.
- Work within a multi-agency framework to effect change, manage risk and ensure safeguarding of vulnerable adults and children is paramount.
- To work collaboratively with Partner Safety Workers and colleagues across Wiltshire and Bristol to ensure the safety of the victim and any children is held central.
These posts are for sessional facilitators. The typical commitment is one evening per week (weekdays only), plus time to write notes. Additional hours are required to attend risk reviews, supervision, and Line management. It is also desired that our applicant can provide Bank cover work for sickness/holidays (weekday evenings only).
- To join the highly effective team across Wiltshire and Bristol offering Behaviour Change support to perpetrators of domestic abuse and expanding the service to incorporate group work.
- To reduce the risk of reoffending and of harm posed by domestic abuse perpetrators and increase the safety and wellbeing of victims and children.
- To provide perpetrators with an understanding of domestic abuse, healthy relationships and communication, the impact on victims and children and support them to use new techniques and strategies to change their behaviour.
- To ensure the safety and wellbeing of children is paramount, working with Children’s Social Care and FearFree’ Children’s Workers as required.
- To co-facilitate perpetrator behaviour change programmes, following a clear manual.
- Work with perpetrators of domestic abuse, offering a targeted service, reducing the risk of serious harm.
- Give information and support to service users regarding their other needs and refer them to other support services as required.
- Ensure our service is widely accessible – adapting practice as required to suit individuals.
- Work across a large geographical area to ensure locality is not a barrier to accessing services.
- Co-deliver specialist group-work programmes for perpetrators of domestic abuse, following a clear manual.
- Have a responsibility around safeguarding both adults and children, maintaining knowledge of appropriate policies and procedures and integrated working.
- Ensure all referrals are clearly logged on our database and all case records are kept fully updated, according to FearFree policies and procedures.
- Attend and engage with case reviews, risk reviews and Treatment Management as required.
- Work closely with Partner Safety workers and Children’s Workers to ensure the safety of the victim and a holistic view of risk.
- Support the empowerment of the client.
- Engage with line management and case management supervision.
- Comply with data protection legislation, confidentiality and information sharing policy and procedures and all legislation connected to your work.
- Respect and value the diversity of the community in which the services works in and recognise the needs and concerns of a diverse range of survivors ensuring the service is accessible to all.
- Remain up-to-date and compliant with all organisational policies and procedures, national best practice and professional codes of conduct and uphold standards of best practice.
FearFree is committed to encouraging equality and diversity in the workplace. We strive to be a diverse and inclusive place to work where we can all be ourselves and individual differences are recognised and valued.
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