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Change that Lasts Perpetrator Practitioners (x2), Cardiff

A unique and exciting opportunity to contribute to the local implementation and delivery of a whole systems response to the perpetration of Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (VAWDASV).

This ambitious project is a partnership between Respect and Welsh Women’s Aid to develop an early intervention response to perpetrators of VAWDASV alongside the ‘Change that Lasts’ response to survivors.  It is funded by the Police Transformation Fund and supported by the Office of South Wales Police Commissioner. The aim is to intervene with perpetrators as early as possible, increasing awareness, supporting behavioural change and increasing accountability, with the safety and wellbeing of survivors and children at the heart of the design. 

Building on the established ‘Change that Lasts’ model of supporting survivors with a needs-led, strengths-based approach, this project is developing and piloting an early intervention response to perpetrators.

More information about the established Change that Lasts for can be found here:

http://www.welshwomensaid.org.uk/what-we-do/our-approach-change-that-lasts/

The project is currently being mobilised and we are looking to recruit x2 Perpetrator Practitioners to work with the Change that Lasts Perpetrator Specialist to implement and deliver the project.   Applicants will have to evidence knowledge of VAWDASV service delivery, working in partnership and with communities, experience of working with challenging individuals and safe and effective practice when working with perpetrators of abuse.

The Perpetrator Practitioners will be employed and line managed by Respect but may be co-located at specialist services based in Cardiff.

Location         Cardiff, with occasional travel.  

Salary               £25,590 (PO2 point 28 Respect’s scale, related to the NJC scale) plus 6% pension contribution.

Contract         35 hours per week, Fixed term contract to March 2020.

Closing date   29.10.2018

Interviews:  7.11.18

To apply: download the following documents, complete an application form and the equality monitoring form and return to info@respect.uk.net  

Please do not send us a CV.  No agencies

CtL Wales Perpetrator Practitioner Job Description

Respect employment application form CtL Practitioner Wales

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Case Manager – The Drive Project, Worcestershire

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen within the organisation to manage the delivery of the Drive Project across Worcestershire.

Drive is an innovative national project that aims to improve the lives and safety of victims and children by holding high-risk perpetrators to account. The project combines case management of perpetrators with a co-ordinated multi-agency response.

As Case Manager, you will strive to make contact and work on a one to one basis with perpetrators to pro-actively secure engagement, influence attitudinal and behavioral change and link to complementary services.

For more information please visit https://www.cranstoun.org/current-vacancies/case-manager-the-drive-project-worcestershire-804/

Vacancies in the Domestic Violence Sector

MK ACT – Fresh Start Programme Facilitators

We welcome applications from both males and females for this role.

MK ACT is an established charity providing a holistic domestic abuse support service within Milton Keynes, managed by MK Women’s Aid. www.mkact.com

We are seeking individuals who are committed to preventing domestic violence and abuse to join our Fresh Start team.  Fresh Start provides group work and one to one interventions for people using abusive behaviour within their intimate relationships, which run alongside a safety and support service for partners.

We are currently recruiting both male and female sessional staff to deliver the group work and 1-2-1 programme in Milton Keynes, which aims to help individuals end their violent and abusive behaviour. Evening work will generally be required with candidates working a minimum of 3/4 hours per week, with a flexible / negotiable work pattern. Rates of pay will be in accordance with experience.

Our ideal candidate will need to have an understanding of domestic violence and how it affects men, women and children and previous experience of some type of behavioural change work. They may well have experience of providing one to one support, group work or counselling and advice to service users in some capacity and be willing to learn new techniques and develop their skills within this field. Training will be provided and candidates will be required to attend specific training days as requested. We are prepared to consider candidates with a wide range of experience to attract the right, committed individuals.

MK-ACT is an equal opportunities employer committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Closing date for applications: 31st October 2018   Interviews: November 2018

Please send a C.V. and a short outline (max 500 words) of why you are interested in this role to Julia@mk-act.org

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