Job vacancy – The Pankhurst Trust (Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid) – Independent Domestic Abuse Advisor

Job Title: Independent Domestic Abuse Advisor (x2.5 vacancies)
Salary/ Rate: £23 868.00 per annum
Location: Manchester
Closing Date: midnight 17th February 2021
Date of Interview: 4th and 5th March 2021
Hours: 35 per week
Contract Period: 2 years subject to continued funding

About us:

PTMWA is a women-led organisation whose vision is to ensure that people, suffering, or at risk of domestic abuse receive appropriate support. We assist recovery by providing safe accommodation, specialist support services and by working in partnership with other agencies. We also run the only museum dedicated to telling the story of women’s fight for the right to vote at our Pankhurst Centre headquarters.

We are a diverse organisation with c31% of our staff identify as BAME, 12% as LGBT+. We span the generations with c11% of staff being aged 18-24 and c25% aged 55-64 and c11% identify as having a disability.

Our staff, volunteers and service users have recently taken time to reflect on who we are and what we do when we are at our best. This reflection showed that we can proudly claim to be:

Courageous by challenging inequality, stepping forward and making change

Affirming by supporting and inspiring, paying attention to discover what matters

Generous by sharing our skills, creating energetic positive links, and thriving together

Rooted by being secure in our communities, participating and nurturing a sense of belonging

About You:

You will be a pro-active, reliable individual who reflects the values of PTMWA in all that you do. Your qualifications and experiences, whether in paid or voluntary work, will enable you to fulfil the role requirements but it is your attitude and character that will make you a successful team member.

You will enjoy a challenge and actively participate in delivering and developing services of the highest standard.

About the role:

We welcome applications from people seeking part-time (17.5 hours) work as well as full-time (35). All roles are subject to a DBS check and we seek 2 x references, 1 of whom must be your current employer if applicable

Independent Domestic Abuse Advisor – 2.5 roles available

The purpose of this post is to provide professional advice, information and support to survivors of domestic violence and abuse living in the community. This will include the range, effectiveness and suitability of options to improve their safety and that of their children. This advice must be based on a thorough understanding and assessment of risk and its management, as part of a multi-agency risk management strategy or MARAC process.

This role has been assessed and confirmed as open to women only under the Equality Act 2010, schedule 9, part 1

Hours of work: 35 per week

Salary: £23 868.00 per annum

Duration: 2 years subject to continued funding

Annual Leave: 25 days plus Bank Holidays, pro rata for part-time workers To Apply: Application packs can be downloaded from or a copy can be obtained by emailing: [email protected] Application forms should be returned to: [email protected] by midnight 17th February 2021. Interviews will be held on 4th and 5th March 2021. If you have not heard from us by 19th February 2021, your application has been unsuccessful.

For information in alternative formats (for example, in braille, large print or an electronic format), please email [email protected]

You can also contact us by telephone on: 0161 820 8414.