Work for The Change Project

The Change Project values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Domestic Violence Awareness Practitioner
The Change Hub

Position: Domestic Violence Awareness Practitioner (DVAP)
Reports to: The Change Hub Senior Practitioner
Hours: 37.5 Hours a week (Job share will be considered)
Salary: £32,000 per annum (pro rata)
Location: Norfolk
Travel: You will be required to travel extensively throughout Norfolk by car
Contract: 1 year (with possibility of extension)
Application: Applications with an accompanying CV and Cover letter (no more than 150 words) detailing your suitability for the role can be made via Indeed or sent to kate.grindley@thechangeportfolio.org
Closing date: 15th May 2022 (11.59pm)
Interviews: 18th & 19th May 2022 (via MS Teams)

Job Description

Domestic Violence Awareness Practitioners (DVAPs) are based in the Change Hub team, part of The Change Project portfolio of services.

DVAPs will hold a caseload, with a main focus on;

  • Contributing to a multi-agency assessment and management of risk to victim/survivors and children affected by domestic abuse in Norfolk.
  • Delivering behaviour change interventions to perpetrators referred by DAPPA.
  • Pro-actively securing service user engagement and influencing attitudinal change.
  • Making meaningful links and signposting to complementary services to reduce risk posed by clients engaged with the service.
  • Working with the Integrated Support Service within The Change Project and community domestic abuse support services to review risk and inform ongoing intervention.

Full Job Description can be downloaded here.

Admin Assistant

  • Hybrid working model, various locations in Chelmsford/ Working from home – confidential working environment required when working from home
  • 30 Hours per week
  • Salary is £18,525 per annum pro rata

Main Duties

  • Arrange and book appointments for clients
  • Contact potential clients through a web-based services marketplace
  • To provide administrative support as required by the Service Coordinators and Administrators
  • To undertake general administrative duties
  • To maintain and update the organisation’s web based system PANDORA
  • To monitor the administration email inbox and forward emails to the appropriate staff members

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P/T Domestic Violence Perpetrator Programme
Partner Support Worker

  • 22.5 hours per week
  • £22,000 pro rata per annum
  • Home/Office based

2 years experience of working with victims of domestic abuse is essential

The role of the Partner Support Worker is to provide proactive support to the victims and any children in their care, of the clients referred to the Domestic Violence Perpetrator Programme.

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If you are interested in applying or for more information please email jo.martin-robinson@thechangeportfolio.org

Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Programme (DAPP) Facilitators and Assessors

The Change Project delivers domestic abuse perpetrator behavioural change programme to perpetrator of domestic abuse. We deliver the Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Programme (DAPP) in Essex, Herts, Beds and Norfolk. The programme is for individuals who want to stop being abusive towards their partners and are motivated to change their behaviour.

We have an exciting opportunity to work within our Change Project DAPP team. We are looking for Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Programme Facilitators and Assessors.

The role

The role will involve assessing referred clients to ascertain if they are suitable to attend a programme. DAPP facilitators deliver behaviour change programmes to both male and female perpetrators to challenge unhealthy values and attitudes. You will help perpetrators to understand what domestic abuse is and the impact on their victim and families.

Delivery is in person; administration is home based. Evening work, 4-6 hours per week.

About the candidate

We are looking for candidates with English and Maths GSCE at grade A-C or equivalent.
2 years’ experience of working within the domestic abuse arena. A driving license and clear Enhanced DBS check is essential.

If you are interested in applying or for more information please email jo.martin-robinson@thechangeportfolio.org for more information

Family and Couples Counsellors required

Location: Chelmsford

Sessional contract at £30,000 per annum pro rata

The Change Project has an exciting opportunity for qualified Family and Couples Counsellors to work within the Chelmsford area of Essex.

The successful candidate will need to have completed a recognised course at Level 5 and have a minimum of 100 hours of supervised counselling hours that can be evidenced.

Certificate and experience of online work would be an advantage.

If you would be interested in applying and have the relevant qualifications, please email our Centre Coordinator at jo.martin-robinson@thechangeportfolio.org

The Change Project Trustee Vacancy

The core aim of The Change Project is to promote well-being through enabling people to have healthy relationships in families, between individuals, and in the community.

The Role

Safeguarding has been at the core of The Change Project since the beginning of our work with domestic violence. In order to help the trustees meet their responsibilities and keep safeguarding on their agenda the Board is seeking to appoint a trustee to take a lead on safeguarding matters.

As a trustee, the individual will also be expected to contribute to the overall good governance of the charity.

The Board of The Change Project meets four times a year in Chelmsford, Essex. Trustees also attend informal events with operational staff such as team meetings, training events and strategic planning days where possible.

About the Candidate

The right candidate will have a strong background in safeguarding and up to date awareness of the UK regulation and best practices associated with the protection of children and vulnerable adults.

A key part of the role will be to monitor our systems and procedures in a safeguarding context and liaise with key safeguarding staff in the organisation to ensure safe decisions are made regarding safeguarding issues.

Candidates should be committed to our work and values. The ideal candidate will likely display the following attributes:

  • An understanding of investigation and policy tools used in safeguarding
  • Experience in working with and delivering change in organisations
  • An understanding of UK charity regulation and governance
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to influence and inspire
  • Board-level experience would be a plus

The Change Project is committed to diversity. We encourage applications from all sections of our diverse community and welcome applications from candidates from a BME background.

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