Hampton Trust is a leading domestic abuse charity with a focus on tackling the root cause of domestic abuse and criminal behaviour.  We pride ourselves on being innovators in our field, highlighting gaps in service and testing new approaches.  In recent years we have expanded our reach from being a locally based Hampshire charity to now delivering interventions nationwide.

Job Title:                           Domestic Abuse Services Practitioner

Hours:                                 22.5 hours per week (includes evening work)

Salary:                                £24,000 – £27,000 per annum (pro rata) Accredited or experienced Practitioner £27,000 –                                                  £32,000 per annum (pro rata)

Base:                                   Newport, Isle of Wight

Contract:                           Permanent

About the role:

The Domestic Abuse Services Practitioner will play a key role in the development and delivery of a range of established and innovative interventions. Part of the role will consist of working directly with perpetrators of domestic abuse, including suitability and risk assessments, delivery of interventions, facilitation of group programmes, risk identification, information sharing and preparation of reports for courts and other agencies.

For this role is it essential that you have previously worked with individuals using harmful behaviour in their relationships and/or victims/survivors of domestic abuse. Experience of delivering group work interventions is desirable; however, we will consider applications from candidates who demonstrate an aptitude for the role.

You will need to be able to build and maintain effective working relationships with statutory and voluntary agencies to deliver the best possible outcomes within a multi-agency setting. As well as being tenacious in support of your clients and adept at problem solving.

IT literacy is a must and candidates must evidence both the ability to use bespoke packages and excellence in their recording practice.

Please see Job Description and Person Specification for further details.

Rewards and Benefits of working for Hampton Trust

To ensure equality of treatment and opportunity for all employees, Hampton Trust have a competitive salary banding structure. New starters will start on the minimum point of the relevant pay band advertised, salary increases within the band and promotions are awarded based on annual performance reviews.

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Contribution pension scheme – NEST with 3% company contribution.
  • Sick pay
  • Free onsite parking
  • 25 days annual leave – increasing to 2 days after 3 years and an additional 3 days after 5 years
  • 8 Days Bank Holiday
  • Additional leave for your birthday
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Free flue jabs
  • Access to free clinical supervision sessions
  • Free DBS checks

We are an equal opportunities employer; and are proud to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, reflecting the diverse range of people we support.

Should you wish to discuss this role before application contact:

Lowri D’Sa: Lowri.D’Sa@hamptontrust.org.uk

Closing: Position will remain open until filled.

Interviews: To be scheduled

Next steps 

Please submit your application via email to jobs@hamptontrust.org.uk.  Don’t forget our offer of an informal chat prior to completing your applications is available if you think it would be helpful.

In your application please include:

A cover letter explaining your motivation for applying and outlining how you meet the criteria detailed within the person specification. *Please note applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered*

A full CV including education, professional qualifications and full employment history showing responsibilities and relevant achievements.

Hampton Trust is committed to improving and finding ways of creating a more diverse workforce and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

 

Application Pack

Equal Opportunities Form

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