Triage Caseworker - National Road Victim Service

Location: Home-based

Contract length: 24 months, with likely extension for a further 12 months

Hours: 36.25 hours per week

Salary: £24,000

Deadline for applications: Friday 10 December 2021

Interview date: Week commencing Monday 10 January 2022

About the role

Are you passionate about working as part of a national charity service supporting road victims? Have you worked as part of an assessment or triage service undertaking comprehensive assessments of service users? Are you a strong communicator with knowledge and experience of working with people who have experienced sudden loss and traumatic bereavement? Have you completed safeguarding and/or risk management training? If so, we want to hear from you.

Who we are

Brake is the national, acclaimed charity tackling the daily, horrific carnage of deaths, injuries, and air pollution on roads. Traffic is the biggest killer of young people worldwide, poisoning our lungs and contributing hugely to the climate emergency. Brake’s vision is that people get around in safe and healthy ways. Our values require us to be evidence-based, aim high, and work collaboratively. We have a 25-year reputation for shouting out for positive change, advising government, encouraging action in communities, and delivering the UK’s National Road Victim Service (NRVS) for bereaved and injured families.

Brake's National Road Victim Service is the specialist, accredited, UK-wide national service for road victims, delivering day-one onwards case-managed care for anybody who has been bereaved or seriously injured in a road crash or supporting a road crash victim.

Who you are

Working as part of our National Road Victim Service we are seeking a Triage Caseworker with a background in supporting high risk and vulnerable service users.

You will be a professional with experience of conducting triage or assessments and have a background in crisis intervention work and experience of assessing and stabilising complex cases with diverse support needs. You will have experience of a case management approach to care through trauma informed practice. The successful candidate will be required to go through an enhanced DBS vetting process due to the sensitive nature of the service delivered.

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To apply

Please submit your CV and a covering letter (max. 500 words) explaining why this is the role for you to recruitment@brake.org.uk as soon as possible. We are looking to review CVs and offer interviews as applications come in so please get in touch.