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Jul

Savera UK Vacancy – Support Worker (Female Only)

Salary: £24,473 per annum, 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday 9am- 5pm.
Reports to: Service Development Manager
Location: Liverpool based, working across Merseyside & Cheshire

Duties

The post holder will work as part of Savera UK’s team, they will be Liverpool based, but will required to work across the Merseyside and Cheshire areas. The support worker will work with BME individuals/families that have been referred to the service as a result of domestic abuse and provide the holistic support necessary. Interventions will be developed in such a way as to promote culturally sensitive and appropriate support as well as promoting independence and improve self-esteem by empowering clients to identify their as yet unmet needs.

Responsibilities

  • To provide one-to-one support while the client is seeking support from Savera UK and support with resettlement where required
  • To manage and prioritise caseload of clients
  • To assist client to identify needs and address their unmet needs and access related services
  • To support client and accompany them if required to relevant appointments
  • To advice on appropriateness of services i.e. cultural acceptability
  • To provide appropriate interventions depending on client needs, and be flexible to changing demands
  • To acquire a knowledge base of local and national services and facilities and act as resource within the service and to the clients you are working with
  • To be sensitive to people’s own cultural, religious and personal circumstances and values at all times, and maintain confidentiality as appropriate
  • To offer practical and emotional support and offer advice and assistance where and when required
  • To report and have regular supervision with the Service Development Manager
  • To be aware of one’s own limits and to seek supervision and advice accordingly
  • To identify training needs in conjunction with the Service Development Manager
  • To upkeep the service record system and collect data for evaluation as required
  • To formulate all necessary reports to update management
  • Providing training/learning opportunities to agencies, professionals and the community on the role of Savera UK
  • To maintain and advance the public profile of Savera UK
  • To attend MARAC (Multi-agency Risk Assessment Conference)

Closing date for applications, Wednesday 17 July

For full details and to apply for this job click here to visit the Savera UK website.

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