Women's Aid in Luton - Senior Children’s Support Worker

30 hours per week (working flexibly)

£19,500 – £22,581 pro rata per annum

We are looking for someone with considerable experience of working with families and children who have experienced domestic abuse and who understand the impact that domestic violence can have on children and their development.  You will be responsible for providing support to children and women based in our refuges throughout their stay and putting in place appropriate support plans for them.  In addition, you will lead on developing and delivering Parenting Programmes across Luton through our growing outreach programme.

You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work effectively as part of a team and under your own initiative.  You will hold a relevant qualification at level 3 / 4 or above in social care, health care, children and young people, community work or education and have undertaken training in Child Protection and CAF processes.

If you would like to be part of a dynamic and forward-thinking organisation we would love to hear from you.  For a full information pack, including job description and person specification, please email:

If you would like to have an informal chat about the roles or arrange a visit please contact Jane or Carole at:  Tel.: 01582 876636.

Due to the sensitive nature if this role we will be considering female volunteers only for this post in accordance with the provisions of the Occupational Requirement (Equality Act 2010, pursuant to schedule 9 part 1).  Applicants will be required to have a satisfactory enhanced disclosure through the Criminal Records Bureau.

Women’s Aid in Luton (WAIL) has been established for over 40 years, providing support to local women who are looking to remove themselves from difficult personal/home circumstances where they have suffered domestic abuse. We provide safe, secure and confidential accommodation for women and their children and give them the practical and emotional support that they need to start afresh.

Closing date: 18.03.2016

Interviews will be held the week of: 21.03.2016