A Way Out is an outreach and prevention charity based in Stockton-on-Tees, working with the most vulnerable and at risk individuals, seeking to empower and equip them to find a way out of life-limiting and life-controlling situations.
They currently have two vacancies within their organisation:
Family Intervention Co-ordinator – Liberty
Hours: part time (20 hrs pw)
A Way Out is looking to recruit to an innovative new post to provide a new service for families of clients who are accessing our Liberty Service, which provides an outreach, and recovery service for adult women with complex needs who are drug and alcohol dependent, socially isolated and involved in survival sex work.
The aim of this role is to improve wellbeing, strengthen family relationships and build resilience. The Family Intervention Worker willprovide 1-to-1 and group support to help families understand the causes and consequences of addiction and sex work, learn to identify and manage risks, and develop communication strategies and skills such as problem solving, boundary setting and self care.
The role will also support families to address the trauma they have experienced that has led to or been caused by the behaviour of the clients (such as domestic violence and abuse or other types of offending) and to overcome isolation (caused by the stigma of addiction and sex working) through building or rebuilding peer and wider community relationships (including connecting them to local community organisations).
This support will also enable the family to provide the encouragement and support the sense of identity and purpose and hope that change is possible, for clients to seek support and prevent further abuse, harm and exploitation. Closing date: 12.00 noon,4th April 2019
Family Intervention Co-ordinator – Youth & Families
Hours: part time (20 hrs pw)
A Way Out is seeking to recruit for maternity cover for A Way Out’s Family Intervention Project RISE (Reach Inspire Support Encourage) which supports the existing A Way Out Youth project that works with vulnerable young people. The Family Intervention provision is integrated into the A Way Out Youth project and features within the outcomes and measures for the work stream of the project.
The RISE Project works with families to support & motivate them to make positive changes within their lives. The project aims to work in a respectful, holistic and motivational way to respond to the families’ needs as individuals and as a family. The project can support needs such as family breakdown, parenting support, managing children’s behaviour etc
The role of the Family Intervention Co-ordinator is to receive referrals, deliver the Family Intervention work and support the staff of the Youth AWO project in relation to working with families and enhancing the health and well-being of children and young people. Closing date: 12.00 noon,4th April 2019
To apply for these jobs please visit the A Way Out Website – HERE