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Senior Practitioner – (Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Specialist)

Senior Practitioner – (Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Specialist)

Grade:

PO5

Location:

ALEXANDRA HOUSE

Salary:

£43,860 – £46,839

Closing Date:

09 Jan 2022

Job description

Contract Terms

Senior Practitioner (Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Specialist)
PO5 – £43,860 – £46,839
Permanent
Full Time

About Haringey

We are investing in creating a better borough for all our residents and bettering the lives of children and young people in Haringey is our first corporate priority. We are located in the north of the capital with a population of approximately 250,000 people and a growing population of 0-19-year olds. We are a diverse and fast-changing borough and tomorrow’s leaders; artists and innovators are busy growing up here.

Haringey is transforming its services for children and young people, and have already made exciting, innovative changes as we strive for excellence in all we do.

In short, we’re a council with high ambitions; a place to work that is full of energy and focus. Our teams have passion, integrity and commitment, and people join us, do so as they see Haringey is a learning organisation, and the people that work here strive for continuous improvement in their practice, aiming high to ensure we provide outstanding outcomes for our children.

We offer a great place to develop a career that is yours to own.

About the Role

This post is part of a specialist team working with perpetrators of domestic abuse where children are subject to statutory intervention under child in need or child protection plans.

Some of the key responsibilities include:

  • To support the team manager in the running of the Domestic Abuse Perpetrators project
  • To carry a managed caseload of complex cases requiring experienced and expert practitioner input where there are significant domestic abuse concerns in relation to perpetrators with some having complex needs
  • To ensure the safety of children and victims remain at the centre of all interventions and decision making
  • To assess and write comprehensive and specialist assessments of risk and need in relation to perpetrators of domestic abuse

About You

We’re looking for people who have a genuine interest in a restorative, relationship based practice, drawing on psychological models to inform your approach to building effective relationships with children, families and communities.

You will need to possess the below experience:

  • Proven experience of working with both victims and perpetrators of domestic abuse.
  • Strong risk assessment skills.
  • Skills around motivational interviews and relationship based and trauma informed practice.
  • Social Work qualified with SWE registration – This is an essential requirement for the role.

Additional Information & Benefits

Closing date: Sunday 9th January 2022

Interviews: To be confirmed.

Haringey Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Click to apply for this job https://jobs.haringey.gov.uk/apply/?jobId=QHOFK026203F3VBQBLOLOQWAQ-2118&langCode=en_GB

Benefits

For a full list of benefits on offer, please visit our website: https://www.haringey.gov.uk/jobs-and-training/working-children-and-young-people-s-service