Overview

Specialist Support Worker

Temporary Full Time

Caritas Futures is looking for an experienced Specialist Support Worker to work with a well-known national Charity as part of their trafficking and modern slavery service

As a highly competent Specialist Support Worker you will be responsible for taking a lead role in a specialist area or working within a specialist programme and/or team to plan and deliver a high-quality support service.

Duties:

* Provide pro-active service and advice to service users who have experienced trafficking to keep them and their children safe.

* Identify and assess the risks and needs of trafficked victims

* Managing a caseload

* Advocating on client’s behalf

* Support Service Users through the CJS and/or Immigration Service

* Understand legal framework relating to the protection of children and vulnerable adults

* Providing advocacy, emotional and practical support

Essentials:

* Previous experience or knowledge of providing advice and support to individuals who have been trafficked.

* Experience providing casework support to vulnerable clients, including crisis management and risk assessment

* Extensive experience of supporting and advocating on behalf of victims

* An understanding of the criminal justice system, immigration law, safeguarding children, and legal responsibilities.

* Strong organisation and diary management skills

* Enhanced DBS within the last 12 months

At Caritas Futures, we prioritize the wellbeing of everyone we work with, and as Charity sector specialists, we understand the sensitive nature and challenging work that our candidates do. That’s why when you work with Caritas Futures, you have a dedicated recruitment specialist, second to none support placement support and access to an exceptional wellbeing package that includes the access to counselling, the headspace app and weekly exercise classes

For immediate consideration, please forward your current CV and daytime contact details as soon as possible