MASH Support Worker (Domestic Abuse Specialist) - MASH Team (Children’s)
Waltham Forest’s Children’s Service has big ambitions for the future - and is a place where you can realise yours.
If you are a dedicated and creative Social Care Worker with experience in supporting survivors of Domestic Abuse or looking to explore a career in this area where you can transfer existing skills and experience. Are you looking to make your mark, develop your career and improve the lives of children and their families, our forward-thinking Families Directorate should be your next career destination.
We are a supportive, challenging, and inspirational service, striving towards the shared purpose of achieving independence, choice and the best outcomes for our children, young people, and their families. Join us and you will help us to become a centre of excellence and best practice. In return for your hard work, we will give you the time and active support you need to make a difference. Promoting creativity is at the heart of our agenda to develop our service; you will be encouraged to share ideas, bring about positive change, and strive to continuously improve outcomes for our vulnerable children and young people.
The key purpose of this role is to provide robust holistic support to families experiencing domestic abuse and to act as the link between Childrens services and VAWG providers.
Working within the MASH, the post holder will support in information gathering and assessment of domestic abuse cases. The post holder will reach out to families subject to ‘low risk’ domestic abuse to provide additional support, safety planning and signposting.
The post holder will also liaise with schools and other agencies to share relevant information and support the coordination of domestic abuse interventions.
Interview date: will be held within 2 weeks of the closing date.