Headteacher - Montacute School
Salary details: £75735 - £89901
To Start: As soon as possible
YOU is a registered charity that has been providing care, support and advice for over 30 years to vulnerable people across Hampshire and Dorset and we have recently launched new domestic abuse and sexual violence services across West Sussex and the Isle of Wight. Our aim is to give the people we work with the tools and resources they need to live independent, secure and valued lives.
The Service & Role
You First is the Hidden Violence and Abuse Services covering the Dorset. This innovative and exciting service works with victims of domestic abuse, stalking, sexual crime and children and young people. Our services aim to support the whole family where we are able.
The service offers a variety of support and interventions including outreach, refuge, target hardening, court support, and recovery groups.
As the ISAC you will be responsible for providing an effective and efficient risk led service, carrying out risk assessments, risk management and safety planning. You will be the client voice at all multi agency meetings and share your skills, knowledge and experience with colleagues and at wider forums to embed understanding of stalking within the community. The ISAC will join with You First colleagues to facilitate drop ins, lead on and arrange campaigns and awareness raising events and design, develop and facilitate group work in accommodation and community settings.
We are looking for a person who has:
You will be a skilled, motivated and innovative person driven by a passion to support adults and families who are at high risk of stalking. You will have worked with individuals, parents or families and will understand how to engage and deliver appropriate and personalised emotional and practical support. You will have an understanding and commitment to a wide range of values that underpin this work including being non-judgemental, person centred, trauma informed and gender responsive, and be able to demonstrate these values within your work.
You will enjoy being part of a team and love learning which you will also share with your colleagues, role modelling best practice at all times. You will work to raise awareness of the service, and develop excellent networks within YOU and externally as an ambassador for our work. You will believe in a whole family approach and remain client centred at all times. You will hold values that inspire a client led approach and be self-motivated, reflective and have a positive response to challenging situations, with the ability to remain calm in a crisis.
YOU has a strong value base, striving to be person-centred, innovative, trustworthy, can-do and excellent at all times, so it is important that you are as passionate about these principles as we are.
If you choose to begin a career with our organisation, you are guaranteed:
How to Apply
This is such a rewarding role, and if this sounds like something you’d relish we can’t wait to hear from you! Please send a cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org; please be sure to include your name, email address and a contact telephone number. The recruiting manager, Katie Bielec, will assess your suitability for the post and she may then send a couple of additional questions for you to answer. If you are successful during this initial screening you will be invited to an assessment and interview.
We will hold interviews throughout February and will select the first suitable applicants for assessment, so don’t delay, apply today!