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DRAMM Navigator - The Bridge Project

Job Description:
The Daily Risk Assessment Management Meeting or DRAMM, is a meeting between the Police, Local domestic abuse agencies and the children’s MASH representatives. The Navigator is a new and exciting role working with those identified as perpetrators of domestic abuse through DRAMM. Specifically, the role holder will work with individuals who have come to the attention of the Criminal justice system for the first time. The primary role is to engage and provide early intervention and prevention. The successful candidate will be based within the Bridge MARAC navigator service and will:

  • Provide aspirational person-centred support through building a trusting relationship with the victim or perpetrator to start to address issues that contribute to incidents of abuse
  • Proactivity and intensively conduct face to face work with the perpetrator to build all the networks of support that wrap around the individual to facilitate recovery, building and sustaining hope
  • Work as part of a wider team to build and evidence what future support should look like.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assertively make face to face contact and proactively engage with individuals referred through any and all routes such as; meeting at an individual home, Bridge Project, friends or family members home or any agreed place
  • Build a trusted and supportive relationship, individualising support for change through undertaking a mutually agreed personalised review of their support needs and levels of wider social and community engagement
  • Mutually identify and work together to overcome barriers and access a wide range of health and wellbeing services, providing appropriate advocacy and challenge where required
  • Provide creative person centred solutions to the unmet needs of individuals who are hard to reach and engage.
  • Proactively link and practically support individuals into the agreed appropriate agencies, services and community assets relevant to their expressed needs and the level of risk e.g. physical and mental health, domestic abuse services, sexual health, housing, drug and alcohol services, benefits claims, criminal justice services, employment, training and education programmes and any specialist support services as required etc.
  • Maintain appropriate case notes and administrative systems linked to the programme, including maintaining programme data performance/ evaluation systems.
  • Produce high quality, accurate written reports and letters of support as and when required, this routinely includes reports for multi-agency bodies and letters outlining individual support needs as part of the overall package of care.
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with a full range of partner organisations, services and community programmes and assets.
  • Attend project governance case review meetings, applying risk analysis skills and contributing to the exchange of relevant risk information, problem solve to make positive appropriate case direction decisions
  • Provide a pro-active response to any repeated incidence of domestic abuse working directly within the local multi-agency framework including MARAC and local partnership responses to domestic abuse.
  • Apply reflective practice skills to evaluate work carried out
  • Contribute to training needs of other workers in this field
  • Participate in personal and professional development, updating knowledge as appropriate.
  • Fully participate in Bridge’s supervision and support structures.
  • To recognise ones, own personal and professional limitations and boundaries and discuss these at supervision and related support meetings.
  • To undertake any additional duties, as directed by management which are commensurate with this post

Weekly Wage:
£26,320 Annual Salary
Employer Name & Location:
The Bridge Project, Salem Street, Bradford. The post holder will be expected to travel anywhere in Bradford MDC
Working week - contracted hours / full time / part time:
Full time, 37.5 hours per week, the post is Fixed Term for up to 12 months
Number of vacancies & closing date for applications:
1 Vacancy, Closing Date is 4th July 2022 at 5:40pm
Duration – Perm / temp:
Fixed term contract, up to 12 months
Qualification and educational requirements:

  • Qualified to Health and Social Care Level 3 or equivalent relevant qualification Or
  • Qualified through appropriate work and life experience. 
  • Driving Licence.

Essential Skills:

  • Within the last 4 years at least two years’ experience of successfully delivering support services to people experiencing multiple needs/ multiple disadvantage
  • Experience of working with and/or managing high-risk cases therapeutically
  • Experience of conducting person centred and strengths-based assessments of need and creating mutually agreeing action plans
  • Experience of creating mutually agreed risk management plans
  • Experience of working co-operatively within a partnership working environment/ model
  • Experience of effectively managing risks associated with personal safety

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience of working with victims or perpetrators of domestic abuse.
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