Partnership Accommodation Domestic Abuse Team Leader with MK-ACT (MKWA)
An established charity providing domestic abuse support services within Milton Keynes.
Salary: £26, 520 pro rata. Starting rate: £25, 520 following successful completion of probationary period 6 month increment of £500
Terms: Fixed Term till 31st August 2017.
Location: Based at MK-Act Office in Milton Keynes and Milton Keynes Council CMK.
Closing Date: Friday 11th March 2016, 5pm
Interviews: To be held w/c 21st March 2016
MK-ACT require a Team Leader who has broad knowledge and experience of the housing sector to manage the delivery of this project. Their ideal candidate will need to have a comprehensive understanding of domestic violence, housing and working at a strategic level in partnership with other agencies. They will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the housing sector and law, experience of managing a project and understand the effects of Domestic Abuse on men, women and children, with the ability to work in a multi agency setting.
You will build a strategic response for Milton Keynes in regard to housing for victims of DV. Part of your role will be to seek out opportunities to secure new units of accommodation across all tenures to meet housing need for victims of DV; assist in the development and review of a Homelessness Strategy for Milton Keynes; Spend time working in other teams and partners to gain a deeper insight into related areas of work and scope the need for a Sanctuary Scheme within MK. You will line manage any members of the project.
Partner Support Worker with MK-ACT (MKWA)
Salary: £24,512 pro rata (£15,687.36). Starting rate: £15,187.36 and after 6 months will rise to £15,687.36 following successful completion of probationary period
Terms: 24 Hours per week – 1 year fixed term contract from commencement of post
Location: Acorn House, Central Milton Keynes
Closing Date: Friday 11th March, 5pm
Interview Date: To be held w/c 22nd March 2016
MK ACT require a Partner Support Worker (PSW) who has broad knowledge and experience of supporting victims of DV. Their ideal candidate will need to have a comprehensive understanding of domestic violence, risk and safety planning. They will be able to demonstrate an understanding of perpetrator programmes and understand the effects of Domestic Abuse on men, women and children, with the ability to work in a multi agency setting.
Also as part of your role you will undertake generic support work with all clients on MK-Act’s helplines (Victim and Professional) and supporting the Crisis team on a day to day basis in facilitating the referral and support process of the service.