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Job Vacancies

December 5th, 2017 by

Family Support Coordinator (FSC)

Hours: 23.5 hours per week

Salary: £9259 (Actual),  (FTE £27580)

6 Month Contract

Trust House Lancashire is a Rape and Sexual Assault Support Centre providing a range of services for those affected by rape or sexual abuse.  The service currently provides an adults and Children and Young People’s Advocacy Service, Counselling and therapy  for adults , children and young people, a Parent Peer Support Group, Training and we contribute to a National Support Line.

We’ve been successful in acquiring funding from Lancashire County Council’s Local Initiative Fund to run a 6 month pilot  project providing tailored support to a small caseload of families across the districts of Chorley , South Ribble, and Preston.   This pilot is a great opportunity to demonstrate that timely and tailored support for children and their families results in positive outcomes.

The role will be based at our centre in Preston but the post-holder will need to be able to travel across Central Lancashire.

We’re looking for an experienced professional to join our team on a short-term basis and would consider a secondment.

The FSC will develop, plan and co-ordinate the Family Support Project, working alongside the Service Manager, Clinical Lead and other Team members, to ensure the child or young person and their non-abusing parents or carers are empowered to move through and beyond their experience of abuse.

You will be required to undergo enhanced DBS clearance to work at Trust House and references will be sought.

Trust House Lancashire and The Survivors Trust ensure safe recruitment processes

For an application pack please email [email protected]

Or call Nicola Prag on 01788 550554

CV’s will not be accepted

Closing Date: 12pm Friday 8th December Interview Date: Monday 18th December

Christmas Office Hours

November 7th, 2017 by

Trust House will take a break over the holiday period.

We will close the office on Friday 22nd December and open again on January 2nd 2018.

We wish you all the best for the season and the new year.

We do not have the dates and times for the helpline yet but will post them up soon.

Charity Competition

September 13th, 2017 by

Thank you Marler Haley for this opportunity.#MHCharityComp

Marler Haley

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Tesco Bags of Help

September 5th, 2017 by

We are pleased to announce that we have been nominated as one of the charities that features in Tesco stores in their Bags of Help programme. Customers will be asked to chose from 3 charities they would like Tesco to donate money raised by charging for plastic bags.  We would ask our supporters to please look out for our bin and put their token in our slot when they shop at Tesco’s

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Call Out for Volunteer Counsellors

August 22nd, 2017 by

We are looking to recruit Volunteer Counsellors to provide one-to-one counselling with adults, children and young people, who are affected by childhood sexual abuse, sexual violence or rape to support their recovery. We are also looking for volunteer help with our Support Line, fundraising and administration tasks. Role descriptions are downloadable below. (more…)

Sessional Work

August 14th, 2017 by
Trust House are currently looking for Children’s Sessional Therapists to join our team.

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Children and Young People Parent Forum

July 5th, 2017 by

On July 18th, we are holding a forum for parents to discuss their experiences through the court system.

We have invited a number of  parents who have been through the criminal justice system and now able to comment freely.

We aim to keep the focus on the impact their experiences had on their children and their family. We are also looking to collect what they feel  key messages for services, including our own, need to hear.

Our intention is then to find a way to share these with our partners, police, CPS etc.

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Referrals

June 29th, 2017 by

At Trust House, we accept referrals from all agencies including from people themselves. We offer counselling and independent sexual violence advice. All our staff and volunteers undergo a specialist training programme in order to work at Trust House. We offer a person centred service which means we are guided by the client and go at the pace they are comfortable with.

You can download our referral forms here

For adults, use this form Referral Form – ADULTS

For children and young people, use this form Referral Form CYP JUNE17

If you need help or more information, please give us a call 01772 825288 or use our Support Line 0808 801 0818

 

 

 

Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

June 28th, 2017 by

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) has this week launched a consultation on the impact of child sexual abuse on victims and survivors and access to and use of support services.

The consultation is open to anyone who is a victim or survivor of child sexual abuse, and also to those who may wish to complete the survey on behalf of a victim/survivor. Please share this information with victims and survivors and their families.

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Training General Information

June 8th, 2017 by

Trust House supports professionals from a range of specialist and non-specialist backgrounds to work supportively with survivors of sexual abuse.

Our training gives professionals, from both universal and specialist services, the capacity to be more effective in this area of their practice working with survivors of sexual abuse. The aim is to enable them to feel more confident and to understand and respond to the needs of their clients.

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