Trafficked Women Caseworker

Job Type Interim
Location Brixton
Area London, England
Sector Domestic Violence - Caseworker (Refuge and/ or Outreach)
Salary £12 - £13 per hour
Currency GBP
Start Date ASAP
Job Ref 673423_1513434726
Job Views 94
Description
Trafficked Women Caseworker
Full Time: Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Brixton
Hourly rate - £13 - £15 (dependent on experience)
Female
Current DBS

Resourcing Group is current recruiting for candidates to work with victims of trafficking in an outreach capacity.
Having worked with this charity on a number of occasion we have found them to be excellent employers who are fully committed to supporting their staff to provide a high quality client focused service.
You will be working with experienced providers of Domestic Violence support and advocacy to support women and children fleeing abuse and will become part of a professional and well respected organisation.


Duties:
Provide pro-active service and advice to victims of trafficking to keep them and their children safe.
To mitigate suffering from the after effects of the trauma caused by trafficking, sexual abuse, rape and/or domestic slavery.
Identify and assess the risks and needs of trafficked victims using an evidence-based risk identification checklist.
Develop individual support plan to meet individual risks the client faces.
Advocate for high risk victims with agencies who can help to address the abuse by:
Understanding the role of all relevant statutory and non-statutory services available to trafficked victims and how your role fits into them.
Providing advocacy, emotional and practical support and information to victims including in relation to legal options, housing, health and finance.
Working directly with all key agency partners to address the safety of trafficked victims
Supporting victims of human trafficking with their NRM application
Supporting Victims to access appropriate legal advice with regards to their immigration and/or trafficking case.
Manage a case load ensuring each client receives services appropriate to their individual needs. Contacting clients at regular intervals in order to ensure wellbeing and safety.
Understand the legal framework relating to the protection of children including the policy and procedures of the Local Safeguarding Children's Board.
Support clients through the CJS and/or Immigration Service, explaining the procedures and their role and rights within that system.
Support the empowerment of the client and assist them in recognising the features and dynamics of sexual violence present in their situation, and help them regain control of their lives.
Refer on and arrange meetings with other agencies/services as necessary, for instance, solicitors, police, social services, counselling, benefit agency, etc.
To establish and maintain effective liaison with other agencies, including, the children Centres, GP's, health visitors and other health services, education, Court Witness Service, Social Services and other statutory and voluntary agencies to help ensure service users receive co-ordinated help and support.
Follow procedures and protocols with other services so that the safety of the clients is kept central to any process.
To undertake housing management functions as needed in services were accommodation is provided to clients. This includes all aspects of health and safety.
You will contribute to support interventions and help design a plan to protect victims, while maintaining an independent role on behalf of your client, keeping their safety central to any response.
Refer regular client difficulties to the manager and contribute to the development of procedures.
Respect and value the diversity of the community in which the services works in and recognise the needs and concerns of a diverse range of survivors ensuring the service is accessible to all.
Remain up-to-date and compliant with all organisational procedures policies and professional codes of conduct and uphold standards of best practice.
To promote and educate regarding sexual violence and human trafficking.


Essential Requirements:
Current DBS
Female

Resourcing Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
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