Role: Trauma Support Worker

Hours: 22.5 hours to be worked over 3 days (Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm)

Contract: Fixed Term for a minimum of eight months to cover maternity leave. May be extended dependent of funding

Salary: £25,000 pro rata

Reporting to: CEO

Base: Gussage St Michael, Wimborne, Dorset

ACTS FAST are a grass roots Dorset based charity working with clients nationwide. We are dedicated to creating a world where children and families are free from abuse. We do this by supporting non-abusing parents and carers of children who have been sexually abused and partners of individuals who have downloaded indecent images of children (IIOC). Often referred to as the secondary victims. Offering trauma support, counselling and group work ACTS FAST believes that by supporting secondary victims we create a foundation that allows families to heal from trauma and lessen the impact of abuse on society. We are proud to be one of only two charities nationwide whose sole purpose is to support this client group.

The successful candidate will be trained to deliver our one to one Trauma Support program. Supported by the Therapeutic Lead and CEO you will be an integral part of the team. ACTS FAST is a small charity but we are ambitious in our mission to improve services for secondary victims. This post is initially offered as maternity cover but we do hope to extend this role if funding allows.

We are looking for a team player with compassion for our client group. You will work collaboratively to continually develop and improve our services. Our new team is working hard to create a trauma informed, open environment where both team members and clients feel safe and valued.

For an application, job description and person specification or an informal chat about the role please email [email protected]