Person Specification DAEIO

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Person Specification
JOB TITLE:
Domestic Abuse Early Intervention
Officer Hyndburn and Ribble Valley.
ESSENTIAL CRITERIA
ATTRIBUTES
KNOWLEDGE
SKILLS &
ABILITIES
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Excellent understanding of issues affecting young people that have or
are experiencing domestic and or sexual violence –PAI
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Knowledge of domestic violence and the impact that it has on children
and young people - PAI
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Knowledge of legislation relating to children and young people and
specific knowledge on MARAC procedures, safeguarding and child
protection - AI
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Knowledge of legislation relating to domestic violence - AI
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Knowledge of integrated working developments within the domestic
violence sector relating to safeguard children and young people - AI
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Knowledge of empowerment, participation and anti oppressive
practice - AI
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An understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence – A
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Understanding of the domestic violence sector and the role and remits
of statutory and voluntary agencies in the sector - A
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Knowledge of domestic abuse programmes and interventions for
children /young people and parents – AI
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Knowledge of Common Assessment Framework and Early
Intervention- AI
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Knowledge of confidentiality, information sharing and data protection
in relation to safeguarding and managing complex cases. -A
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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 –
AI
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
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Strong crisis management skills - A
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DESIRABLE CRITERIA
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Knowledge of good
practice in relation
to engaging children
and young people A
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Knowledge of
contemporary
theorists - A
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Understanding of
domestic violence
and child protection
discourse - A
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Ability to work in an
empowering way
with young people
who have additional
and complex needs
EXPERIENCE
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At least two years’ successful experience in a relevant environment –
AI
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
Child/Family.
Experience of delivering domestic abuse programmes
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Educated to degree level or equivalent that is relevant to the post–A
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Qualifications
Additional
Requirements
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Completed Common Assessment Framework training – A
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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
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EQUALITY
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 Experience of
working within both
the statutory and
voluntary sector - A
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CAADA qualification
–A
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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
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