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MARRAC Team Leader

Job Description

My client is looking for a MARRAC Team Leader to be based in and around Accrington. This role will require applying candidates to work full time 37.5 hours Monday to Friday. My client offer an excellent range of perks including flexible working options, 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays, and high street and leisure discounts.

About the role:

This role is based at Accrington working in a multi agency team at Lancashire House. All travel costs to and from appointments from your office base will be reimbursed.

As a MARRAC Team Leader you will:

  • Ensure the effective delivery of the MARRAC process.
  • Hold live daily discussions with the core dedicated partners to contribute and support the initial assessment process to agree if a referral meets the MARRAC purpose.
  • Ensure there is a consistent delivery of services by allocating and monitoring work across the team keeping the safety of victims of domestic abuse central to all processes, prioritising those most at risk.
  • Provide any immediate safety and support needs to the victim/ and their child(ren).
  • To work alongside the police safeguarding teams to ensure the effective delivery of Operation Provide.
  • Responsible for Chairing MARRAC meetings and facilitating the sharing of sensitive information securely ensuring all partners take part in joint safeguarding, delivering outcomes that are most robust for victims.
  • Responsible for case management audits and reports and ensuring the team are recording case information fully, accurately, professionally and in line with VS Standards.
  • Responsible for safeguarding quality assurance and compliance with policy and provide guidance on safeguarding issues.
  • Responsible for the line management of team members including recruitment, training completion, performance management and monitoring , continued support and guidance and implementing all relevant VS policies and procedures.

You will need to:

  • Have experience managing a team delivering front line support to victims of domestic abuse to a high standard.
  • Hold a IDVA Safelives qualification or equivalent.
  • Have a comprehensive understanding of domestic abuse & the impact on victims and their children.
  • Understand risk assessment, safety planning & risk management for victims and their children.
  • Understand Safeguarding issues, and the legal responsibilities surrounding these issues
  • Have theoretical, practical and procedural knowledge of civil and criminal justice remedies for victims and their children.
  • Have experience of developing & maintaining partnerships & pathways within a domestic abuse multi agency and legislative framework.
  • Have experience of being able to prioritise and deal with competing demands.
  • Have strong crisis management skills and the ability to deal with stressful and difficult situations.
  • Have excellent communication, negotiation and advisory skills, both written and verbal and have the confidence to challenge effectively.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use IT applications competently including, Microsoft Word, Excel etc. and Case Management systems in order to keep accurate records and monitoring your performance.

This role involves regular travel and due to the location, a driving license and access to a vehicle is considered an essential requirement.

If you are interested in this role, then please contact Andrew Quinney at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208962 or email