Domestic Abuse Practitioners

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
£23,428 – £30,448 pa (dependent on experience)
08 Jan 2018
19 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Domestic Abuse Practitioners – Peterborough Children’s Services

£23,428 – £30,448 pa (dependent on experience)

Full Time, Permanent


Two experienced Practitioners are required to work within the Peterborough Family Safeguarding Teams to provide high quality interventions to families at high risk of domestic abuse. This will include working with victims and those in crisis to support them to be able to live safely and free from violence.

You will support victims of domestic abuse, help them to recognise domestic abuse and support them to make changes to safeguard their family.

You will need to provide practical and emotional support to victims of domestic abuse and their children working within appropriate professional guidelines and legislation and contribute to a plan for a family to manage and evaluate risk.

Knowledge and relevant experience of working with victims of domestic violence is essential together with extensive experience of sensitively assessing and responding to the needs and risks of victims of domestic violence.

This contract is due to expire on 31 August 2019.

For informal enquiries, please contact Lynn McNish, Peterborough Services Manager on 07903 385805.

Applicants will be required to undertake a Declaration that neither they nor anyone who lives in the same household as the applicant or who lives at their address, is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.

For further information and to apply, please click the apply button to be redirected to our website.

Closing date: 19 January 2018.

At Barnardo’s we believe in children. Our purpose is to transform the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children and our vision is to realise Thomas Barnardo’s dream of a world where no child is turned away from the help that they need.

Barnardo’s Registered Charity Nos 216250 and SC037605.

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