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Community Outreach Advisor

Positions available: 1
Salary: £23,400 per annum rising to £23,868 per annum on successful completion of probation.
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Holiday: 25 days (pro rata) rising incrementally to 30 days (pro rata) after five years, plus all bank holidays.
Base: Covering West Cornwall, office in Pool Innovation Centre, Trevenson Road, Pool, Cornwall TR15 3PL
Contract: Fxed term until 31st March 2025
Key responsibilities:

The Community Outreach Advisor will:

  • Work within the integrated Domestic Abuse Service – Safer Futures.
  • Provide a high quality practical and emotional support to people of all genders living in the community who are living with, or have lived with, domestic abuse/violence
  • Develop tailored support plans with a focus on reducing the risk of harm, increasing personal safety and responding to individual need.
  • Raise awareness within hard-to-reach groups within the local community about domestic abuse and support available
  • Be able to adjust their practice to deliver a truly individualized intervention that is based on complex need and risk
  • Identify and make links with existing projects and community services and to develop joint support where appropriate
  • Work within a crisis intervention team and will have the ability to engage and work flexibly to demonstrate positive outcomes for service users
  • Follow First Light procedures and protocols as well as those from other services so that the safety of the clients is kept central to any process
  • Maintain accurate case notes in line with data protection
  • Ensure that clients get the services to which they are entitled
Essential requirements:
  • Must hold valid driving license and be willing to travel to face to face appointments.
Additional Information: The successful applicant will be subject to a Disclosure & Barring and Social Media check. Please note that in some roles staff may be required to work from a home/office base in accordance with our Hybrid Working policy.
Deadline for receipt of applications: 09:00 Wednesday 8th May 2024
Expected date for interviews: Wednesday 15th May 2024
If you do not hear from us by Tuesday 14th May 2024, please assume you have been unsuccessful at this time.
Due to Safeguarding requirements we are unable to accept CVs as part of your application, or employ any candidate who has been a client of First Light within the last two years. Please complete application form below. Ensure that you outline your relevant experience and evidence suitability for the role against the role profile, which is a combined job description and person specification. Alternatively, you can email [email protected] or ring 03458 121212 to request an application.
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