Recruitment Opportunity – Outreach Caseworker with Rebuild

Job Description

Would you like to be part of an exciting new project right at the beginning of its development? Rebuild project is currently recruiting candidates to provide post-NRM support to survivors of human trafficking and modern slavery in the community as part of a 12-month pilot project working with the Local Authority. You will be part of developing a brand new project that will be dynamic and innovative in its approach to working with victims & survivors in a needs-led, strengths-based approach. Two positions available, fixed term 12 months.

Role Description

Position: Outreach Caseworker

Employer: Rebuild Project – (hosted by Jacobs Well Derby)

Hours: 21 hours / 3 days a week (flexible working)

Location: Derby & Derbyshire

Salary: £14,000 & 5% contribution to auto-enrollment pension scheme

12-month contract

Closing Date: Friday 18th May at 5 pm

Interviews: End of May

To start as soon as possible

Duties and Responsibilities

Key working and managing a caseload of clients, ensuring each client receives services appropriate to their individual needs. Supporting and signposting with regards housing, welfare rights, legal support, health etc
Work in a strengths-based approach to partner with clients to support resilience building and support them to connect with the community
To provide mental health first aid to mitigate the after-effects of trauma caused by trafficking, sexual abuse, rape, domestic slavery or forced labour (training will be available in mental health first aid)
To establish and maintain effective liaison with other agencies, including Social Services, other statutory and voluntary agencies, mental health services, GP’s, Children Centres, and other health services, education, Court Witness Service, to ensure a multi-agency approach to support planning
Keep accurate records for monitoring and evaluation purposes
Some weekend and evening work may be required
There will be an element of managing and supervising drop in / group activities as core to this role
Make an active contribution to the overall work of Rebuild through team meetings, staff training, awareness and fundraising events, and any other appropriate activities
Keep up to date with all organisational procedures, policies and professional codes of conduct and work towards best practice.
In the right candidate we are looking for someone who is able to evidence the following:

At least 3 years previous support experience preferably with modern slavery victims/survivors
Desirable: social work or other appropriate professional qualification
Previous experience in working with community organisations and signposting to different services
Ability to advocate for the needs of your clients
An empathetic and compassionate outlook, whilst being able to maintain professional boundaries with those you work with
The ability to develop and maintain good professional relationships
Able to react effectively to highly pressured situations
Strong communication skills with proven writing ability
Be discreet and work in accordance with the Data Protection Act
Good people skills especially with those whom English is not the first language
Experience of working with people from different cultures and backgrounds and an understanding of cultural diversity & equal opportunities
Understand safeguarding relating to the protection of children/vulnerable adults including the policy and procedures of the Local Safeguarding Board
Valid employment rights to work in the UK
Desirable: Driving Licence
The post holder will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.
Benefits:

18 Days Holiday per annum plus bank holidays (this is the pro rata allowance)
A professional development plan
Fortnightly supervision
Regular access to clinical supervision
Pension contribution 5%
Rebuild is a project Hosted by JACOB’S WELL (DERBY) Incorporated on 21st April 1998

Company Registration no 3549413 Charity Registration no 1071624

Posted on: 02 May 2018

Closing date: 21 May 2018

For more info and to apply click HERE