Apprentice Domestic Abuse Support Assistant

4 days left

Location
Rhondda Cynon Taf Council Oasis Centre Pontypridd Pontypridd CF37 1DU Tel : 07779657310 Email : maria.e.jones@rctcbc.gov.uk Website : https://www.rctcbc.gov.uk/EN/Resident/Resident.aspx
Salary
National minimum wage
Posted
01 May 2021
Closes
11 May 2021
Ref
1172
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Undisclosed
About the apprenticeship

Duties

Under the guidance and supervision of suitably trained staff, the apprentice will develop skills and abilities in, and assist the various departments with:

Attending and taking part in regular team meetings and regular reviews with line manage etc.

Assisting the IDVA and Outreach Support Teams in providing ongoing support to service users.

Acting as a point of contact for service users in the absence of the IDVA or Outreach Support Workers.

Offering advice, information and signposting to service users, colleagues and other partner agencies who contact the Centre.

Assisting in the undertaking of risk assessments for clients using the DASH Risk Indicator Checklist (Safelives).

Assisting in developing individual client safety plans in conjunction with the IDVAS / Outreach Support Workers.

Assisting in reviewing and updating individual safety and support plans (ISSP's) for any clients every 6-8 weeks in conjunction with the IDVAS / Outreach Support Workers.

Acting as an advocate for service users to ensure they access all the services they require.

Additional information

Find out what some of our past and present apprentices have to say about their apprenticeship placement with RCT Council.
https://www.rctcbc.gov.uk/EN/Resident/JobsandTraining/ApprenticeshipandGraduateScheme/ApprenticeshipsScheme/ApprenticeshipCaseStudies/ApprenticeshipCaseStudies.aspx

Requirements

Skills

Successful applicants will be capable, well organised, eager to learn and will show an interest

Qualifications

3 GCSE's including Maths & English, Grade A-C or equivalent

Language

Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
ALS Training

Qualification:
Advice & Guidance L4

About the employer

Rhondda Cynon Taf (RCT) Council is the third-largest local authority in Wales with a population of over 240,000 and is based within the heart of the South Wales Valleys.
Rhondda Cynon Taf Council Oasis Centre
Pontypridd
Pontypridd
CF37 1DU

Tel: 07779657310

Email: maria.e.jones@rctcbc.gov.uk

Website: https://www.rctcbc.gov.uk/EN/Resident/Resident.aspx

Disability confident

Yes

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

Depending on government guidelines in place at the time, interviews will be conducted either remotely or in person. Following the government's latest social distancing measures, we are working to keep disruption of recruitment to a minimum. If you are invited to a remote interview it will be using ‘Teams' which you'll access via a link in an email invitation.

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