FAMILY ACTION - Children and Families Domestic Abuse Worker (FA DAW 2021)
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FA DAW 2021

Children and Families Domestic Abuse Worker, Survive and Thrive, BRADFORD, West Yorkshire
37 hours per week
Grade 2: £20,174 - £22,810

 Bradford Survive and Thrive is an exciting and innovative new multi-agency  partnership bringing together 3 organisations , Family Action, Staying Put and Women’s Centre Limited  who are working  together to develop a ‘one system approach’ to families affected by domestic abuse and sexual violence.

This role is to work with children and families who have experienced domestic abuse / sexual violence to help reduce their trauma symptoms and rebuild fractured relationships.


Your impact
You will work with the children and families to assess their needs and devise a child focused support plan. You will help the parents understand the impact of domestic abuse on their children and enable them to better support their children. You will ensure the families are linked in with relevant local universal and targeted provision.


Your skills   
If you have experience of working with children and families who have experienced domestic abuse, understand the impact of trauma on children and families and can undertake assessments and work in partnership with other local agencies to build support plans, we would like to hear from you.


What will we offer you?
You will join a positive team passionate about delivering high quality innovative services with a strong commitment to continuous learning and development in evidence based models, such as Theraplay and Trauma Informed Approach. You will have the opportunity to thrive in an innovative organisation that values your opinion, encourages learning and has the needs of children and families at its core.


Family Action offers an excellent wellbeing offer and will invest in your professional development with on-going quality training and career development opportunities (both specialised and more general). You will be offered regular individual supervision and group consultation together with your team. Family Action offers a generous pension scheme and leave entitlements.


Family Action are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in all that we do and we particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates, candidates with disabilities, because we are committed to increasing the representation of these groups at Family Action. We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants and will reimburse your travel cost if you attend an interview.




We are forward looking, ambitious and committed to continuous improvement. We are a people focused, can-do organisation, which strives for excellence in all we do and operates with mutual respect. If you share these values and behaviours and have the necessary skills then we look forward to hearing from you.  

For an application pack and further information please visit

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Closing date: 31st August 2021, 9am

Interview date: TBC 

Appointments are subject to Family Action receiving a satisfactory disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

At Family Action we transform lives by providing practical, emotional and financial support to the most vulnerable members of our society – those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation. We have been building stronger families since 1869 and today we work with more than 60,000 families in over 150 community-based services, as well as supporting thousands more through national programmes and grants.