Person Specification DAEIO

Person Specification
Domestic Abuse Early Intervention
Officer Hyndburn and Ribble Valley.
Excellent understanding of issues affecting young people that have or
are experiencing domestic and or sexual violence –PAI
Knowledge of domestic violence and the impact that it has on children
and young people - PAI
Knowledge of legislation relating to children and young people and
specific knowledge on MARAC procedures, safeguarding and child
protection - AI
Knowledge of legislation relating to domestic violence - AI
Knowledge of integrated working developments within the domestic
violence sector relating to safeguard children and young people - AI
Knowledge of empowerment, participation and anti oppressive
practice - AI
An understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence – A
Understanding of the domestic violence sector and the role and remits
of statutory and voluntary agencies in the sector - A
Knowledge of domestic abuse programmes and interventions for
children /young people and parents – AI
Knowledge of Common Assessment Framework and Early
Intervention- AI
Knowledge of confidentiality, information sharing and data protection
in relation to safeguarding and managing complex cases. -A
Ability to listen to c and yp experiences of domestic violence and act
appropriately – SAI
Ability to work in an empowering and enabling way with children and
young people –SAI
Ability to advocate on behalf of children and young people in need –
Ability to risk assess and follow risk assessment procedures including
referrals for statutory assessment – AI
Excellent communication, report writing, presentation skills and IT
skills –SPAI
Ability to work in partnership to achieve results –AI
Ability to work within a multi agency context – AI
Ability to follow policies, procedures and systems – AI
Ability to work as part of a team and reflect on own practice – AI
Ability to self administrate – A
Ability to manage high case load and maintain records - AI
Strong crisis management skills - A
Knowledge of good
practice in relation
to engaging children
and young people A
Knowledge of
theorists - A
Understanding of
domestic violence
and child protection
discourse - A
Ability to work in an
empowering way
with young people
who have additional
and complex needs
At least two years’ successful experience in a relevant environment –
Proven experience of working with children and young people with
complex needs-AI
Experience of work with high risk, vulnerable children and young
people – AI
A minimum of two years experience of working with children and
young people using the Common Assessment Framework – AI
Experience of attending multi agency risk meetings for c and yp
including Child Protection / Child in Need / Team Around the
Experience of delivering domestic abuse programmes
Educated to degree level or equivalent that is relevant to the post–A
Completed Common Assessment Framework training – A
Flexibility to work some evenings and occasional weekends –A
Have a can do attitude – AI
To provide a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Scheme
(DBS) check and to register to the electronic update service. –A
Excellent time management
 Experience of
working within both
the statutory and
voluntary sector - A
CAADA qualification
Hold full clean
driving licence have
access to a car – A
Candidates must demonstrate understanding of, acceptance and
commitment to the principles underlying equal opportunities -SPAI
At the end of each criteria the following codes are used to indicate how the criteria will be assessed:
(A) Application form
(AI) Application / Interview
(P) Presentation
(S) Scenario