Child to Parent Violence Abuse (CPVA) Coordinator
£19,774 per annum 30 hours per week

Do you have sound knowledge and experience pertaining to domestic abuse and will understand the complexities of CPVA and how this impact on individual family members and the family unit?
The CPVA Coordinator has full responsibility for the co-ordination of the CPVA programme delivery across South Tyneside.

1) PURPOSE AND CONTEXT OF THE JOB
The CPVA Co-ordinator will respond to the needs of CPVA families in the first instance and will also co-ordinate Respect Young People’s Programme in the Borough. The Co-ordinator will support best practice in terms of established pathways and delivery of CPVA services across South Tyneside.

2) KEY RESPONSIBILITIES


• Receive referrals for provision of support to the whole family.

• Contact the family within one working day of receiving a CPVA referral.

• Complete CPVA risk screening tool by contacting the family (unless the referrer has completed this).

• To make contact with parents to ensure they understand the context of CPVA.

• Offer advise to the family based on the Family Leaflet.

• Were appropriate support the parents to make a safety plan.

• Were appropriate, to arrange allocation of Respect trained staff to provide intervention to a family.

• Hold 3 development sessions with Staff who are trained in the Respect Programme.

• Offer support, as required, to individual staff delivering the Respect Programme.

• Were Respect trained staff are not able to support a family escalate this to ISIT Practice Manager.

• Follow adult safeguarding procedures; should the victim meet the Care Act 2014 safeguarding adults definition.

• Make a referral to Integrated Safeguarding Interventions Team (ISIT) and/ or Let’s Talk Team; where the referral has not come from Children or Adults Social Care.

• Ensure that a CPVA representative attends strategy meetings and/ or other related professional meetings or discussions.

• Undertake appropriate tasks assigned from strategy meetings/ discussions.

• Utilise service user feedback and voice in service delivery and development.

• Report any safeguarding or child protection issues, in accordance with Impact Family Services’ Safeguarding Policy and Procedures.

• Ensure full utilisation of IT and electronic systems to ensure service is managed and delivered effectively.

• Be accountable for and approve spending within the designated limits, ensure cost effective use of resources and delivery of services, complying with Impact Family Services policies and providing all necessary information for complete and accurate returns of full financial information.

• Promote a culture of practice improvement where issues of diversity and equality are fully addressed and integrated into practice.

• To be an effective representative for Impact Family Services and to always act in a
professional manner, promoting a positive image of the organisation.


This job profile is not a definitive list of responsibilities but identifies the key components of the role. The specific objectives of the post holder will be subject to review as part of the individual performance review process.

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Children’s Domestic Abuse Support Worker
£19,774 per annum 30 hours per week

Are you a creative person who can engage children who have experienced domestic abuse in arts-based, trauma informed group sessions?

The Children’s Domestic Abuse Support Worker has responsibility for the delivery of one to one and group sessions to children and young people across South Tyneside.


In return, you can expect;
The support of a small, friendly team, an encouraging work environment.
South Tyneside based office or blended remote working option.
If you feel you are the right person for one of these roles, please submit a CV and covering letter explaining how you meet the criteria for the role, set out in the job description to;
Lisa Arnell, Service Manager: [email protected]
Julie Robinson Service Manager: [email protected]
Closing Date: 19/05/2021

1) PURPOSE AND CONTEXT OF THE JOB
The Children’s Domestic Abuse Support Worker will co-ordinate and deliver a Children’s Support Service, primarily utilising arts-based group work.

2) KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• To receive referrals from Children’s Social Care workers, relating to children who have experienced domestic abuse.

• To assess the referred children’s suitability for the service.

• To provide an arts-based intervention for the above children.

• Support the children to learn about healthy relationships; enabling them to develop resilience, self esteem and explore (the concept of) safety.

• Provide both group and individual work, depending on the need of the child.

• Report on the child’s progress through the intervention.

• Use arts-based interventions to enhance children’s personal resilience to the ACE’s (Adverse Childhood Experiences) in their lives.

• Support the delivery of child protection and child in needs plans.

• Attend safeguarding and child in need meetings were appropriate.

• Provide 3 training sessions for Social Care staff relating to arts-based intervention with children.

• Manage caseload and maintain accurate and confidential records of all work undertaken with all children.

• Utilise children and parents’ feedback and voice in service delivery and development.

• Report any safeguarding or child protection issues, in accordance with Impact Family Services’ Safeguarding Policy and Procedures.

• Ensure full utilisation of IT and electronic systems to ensure service is managed and delivered effectively.

• Be accountable for and approve spending within the designated limits, ensure cost effective use of resources and delivery of services, complying with Impact Family Services policies and providing all necessary information for complete and accurate returns of full financial information.

• Promote a culture of practice improvement where issues of diversity and equality are fully addressed and integrated into practice.

• To be an effective representative for Impact Family Services and to always act in a
professional manner, promoting a positive image of the organisation.


This job profile is not a definitive list of responsibilities but identifies the key components of the role. The specific objectives of the post holder will be subject to review as part of the individual performance review process.