Family Court Support Worker

Fixed Term
Social Work/Care, Work With Community Organisations
Part Time
Fixed Term until March 2021
Juno Women’s Aid South Nottinghamshire
30hrs per week
NJC Scale Point 26 - £23,866 pro rata

Here at JUNO, what we do is really important. We save lives. In the UK 1 in 3 women will experience domestic abuse in their lifetime and in Nottingham we’re here to support those women and children experiencing or escaping it.

We’re the sixth largest accredited domestic abuse charity in England. We’ve been around for almost 40 years and in that time we’ve built up a real depth of knowledge. We currently have 85 employees and an annual turnover in the region of £2m.  

JUNO is an ambitious and resourceful charity, passionate about helping women and their children move forward to live their lives free from abuse. In a year, we answer around 10,000 calls on our helpline, support over 6,000 women and 260 children. 

The role

To provide support for women and their children living in Ashfield, Broxtowe, Gedling and Rushcliffe with family and civil court proceedings where domestic abuse is a presenting or historical factor.

The service will support women and their children from the point of incident and throughout their interaction with the family court system. This role will ensure women and children receive an appropriate level of support from the point of applying or being informed of an application, during the court process and longer term where necessary. 

It is an occupational requirement that applications are open to women only, as permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1, of the Equality Act 2010. 

JUNO is committed to equality and diversity and encourages applicants from BME, lesbian or bisexual backgrounds.

In our annual staff survey, 95% of our employees would recommend JUNO as an employer, 98% stated that they feel proud to work for JUNO while 100% consider that JUNO is an inclusive organisation that values diversity.  

Download our application pack here

Any questions or queries please email: vacancy@junowomensaid.org.uk 

Unfortunately we do not accept CVs.

Closing date: Wednesday 2nd October 2019 at 12 noon

Interviews: TBC

 

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