Restorative Domestic Abuse Practitioner - Got Your Back

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20 July 2021

Remedi are recruiting a young person’s Domestic Violence Practitioner, to provide high quality Restorative interventions and advice for young people (aged 14-24) and parents/carers who are experiencing domestic abuse, with a focus on reducing risk and aiding emotional recovery from the harmful impacts of domestic abuse. This will include emotional and practical support and the delivery of restorative interventions. This role will cover the Derbyshire area. The role is funded until the end of March 2022.

“You have been amazing, I really appreciate your help, and have felt at ease.”

Quote from a service user affected by Domestic Abuse in Barnsley

Remedi want you to be able to provide telephone, virtual (Zoom, TEAMS etc) or face to face, emotional and practical support to people affected by Domestic Abuse in Derbyshire. Your primary role will involve delivering support and restorative interventions with young people (aged 14-24) who are experiencing domestic abuse.

In addition to this, you will develop and deliver groups to assist young people to overcome the negative impacts of domestic abuse and to prevent abusive relationships in the future.

You will also be expected to undertake restorative interventions with young people and parents/carers where the young person is showing abusive behaviours towards their parent/carer(s).

You will be fully trained in the CEASE programme and using restorative approaches with the people you work WITH. This will include being trained and confident in delivering Restorative Mentoring Services, Mediation, Restorative Justice and Restorative Circles. This will help the people we work with to cope with what is happening to them and their families, and to work towards reducing the impact of the Domestic Abuse.

You will work to build positive relationships and ensure partnership working with Victim Car Unit, Housing, DWP, Health, Social Services, Solicitors, Police, Youth Offending Service, Courts etc. on behalf of clients and to act as their advocate where appropriate. Good working relationships are key to succeeding in this area of work.

Level 2 vetting and DBS checks will be required.

About the post

Position | Restorative Domestic Abuse Practitioner - Got Your Back

Location | Derbyshire

Hours | 35 hours per week

Salary | £20,280 per annum + 6% Employer pension contribution

Information for potential applicants

Application pack and guidance is available here or download using the links below.

Submitting your application

Please return completed application forms along with your equal opportunities form to: recruitment@derbyshirecore.org

Closing Date: 10am Monday 2 August 2021

Interviews to be held on Thursday 5 August

Closing Date: 
Monday, 2 August 2021