Report – Royal College of General Practitioners – Domestic violence training and support programme shown to increase GP referrals 30-fold

Practices that have undertaken training in the IRIS programme saw a 30-fold increase in referrals to advocacy agencies for women affected by domestic violence and abuse, according to research presented at the RCGP annual conference. Dr Alex Sohal, a GP in east London and clinical lecturer at Queen Mary University of London, was presenting the … Continue reading “Report – Royal College of General Practitioners – Domestic violence training and support programme shown to increase GP referrals 30-fold”

Job Vacancy – Saheli – Children/Young People’s Worker

Job Title: Children/Young People’s WorkerSalary/ Rate: £20,106 per annumLocation: Manchester Closing Date: 11:59pm 31 October 2021Hours: 35 per week (including evening and weekend) POST: Children/Young People’s Worker SALARY: £20,106 HOURS: 35 per week (includes evening and weekend working) LINE MANAGER: Refuge Manager DURATION: 1 year Fixed Term JOB PURPOSE: The post holder will be responsible … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – Saheli – Children/Young People’s Worker”

Job Vacancy – WHAG – Refuge and Dispersed Properties Cleaner

Job Title: Refuge and Dispersed Properties CleanerSalary/ Rate: Hourly pay rate based on national living wage, age relatedLocation: HaltonClosing Date: 10am, Friday 29th October 2021Hours: 16 per week WHAG is a leading charity delivering quality support services to women, men and their families who are affected by domestic abuse, homeless vulnerable women and young parents … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – WHAG – Refuge and Dispersed Properties Cleaner”

Event – The Anti-Racism Working Group – Anti-Racism Workshops for VAWG sector

The Anti-Racism Working Group are running Anti-Racism Charter workshops over the next couple of months to further embed the anti-racist practice in the sector and to support the implementation of the Charter. The Anti-Racism Working Group are holding workshops, training and seminars for both the Black and minoritised women’s sector/workers as well as the wider … Continue reading “Event – The Anti-Racism Working Group – Anti-Racism Workshops for VAWG sector”

News – Huge rise in domestic abuse cases being dropped in England and Wales

Victims of alleged domestic abuse are seeing their cases dropped at a rapidly increasing rate, according to data obtained by the BBC. The time limit to charge common assault – including instances of domestic violence – is six months. Nearly 13,000 cases were dropped in England and Wales over five years after the authorities hit … Continue reading “News – Huge rise in domestic abuse cases being dropped in England and Wales”

Job Vacancy – The Pankhurst Trust Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid – Domestic Abuse Worker Supporting Male Victims

Job Title: Domestic Abuse Worker Supporting Male Victims (Must be a car driver)Salary/ Rate: £21,077 per annumLocation: Manchester Closing Date: Midday, 4th November 2021Hours: 35 per week (may include some evening work) About us: PTMWA is a women-led organisation whose vision is to ensure that people, suffering, or at risk of domestic abuse receive appropriate … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – The Pankhurst Trust Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid – Domestic Abuse Worker Supporting Male Victims”

Job Vacancy – The Pankhurst Trust Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid – RISE Work and Skills Trainee

Job Title: RISE Work and Skills TraineeSalary/ Rate: £9.50 per hour (National Living Wage)Location: Mobile across all areas of Manchester CityClosing Date: 9am, 8th November 2021Hours: 35 per week (rota shift working) including some evenings to 8pm and some weekends. About us: PTMWA is a women-led organisation whose vision is to ensure that people, suffering, … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – The Pankhurst Trust Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid – RISE Work and Skills Trainee”

Online Event – Rights of Women -Legal Conference on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Hear from legal and policy experts, activists and survivors, on the realities of sexual harassment at work and legal routes for justice. Four years on since the #MeToo movement took social media by storm, and silence breakers exposed the realities of sexual violence and abuse in the workplace, what has changed for women in the … Continue reading “Online Event – Rights of Women -Legal Conference on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace”

Job Vacancy – Stockport Without Abuse – Refuge Caseworker

Job Title: Refuge Caseworker Salary/ Rate: £12,858.96 (pro-rata of FTE £22,656.26)Location: StockportClosing Date: 9am, Friday 22nd October 2021 Hours: 21 hours per week Fixed term contract to 31st March 2022• Strong possibility of extension subject to funding• Part time 21 hours per week• Annual salary £12,858.96 (pro-rata of FTE £22,656.26) Stockport Without Abuse is a … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – Stockport Without Abuse – Refuge Caseworker”