Current Vacancies

The Pankhurst Trust – Finance Manager

The Pankhurst Trust (incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid) (PTMWA) is seeking a Finance Manager to provide leadership and manage and develop our finance and business function.

There is nowhere else like The Pankhurst – the birthplace of the Suffragette movement provides a direct link between the work of the radical women of the past and the activism and support services we run with women today. We have ambitious plans to restore and preserve our listed building, to transform our museum into a state-of-the-art visitor experience and to grow our specialist domestic abuse services so that women and their children can live safe and fulfilling lives free from violence.

We are looking for a dynamic and creative Finance Manager with exceptional communication and planning skills as well as proven success in managing multiple budgets and functions. Reporting to PTMWA’s Business Manager, you will be responsible for finance and business functions and will support the Senior Management Team to deliver the organisation’s overall business strategy.

We offer: employer’s contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave (pro rata), birthday leave (after 12 months service), a learning and development programme, and cycle to work scheme.

Duration: Permanent

Hours: 35 hours per week, flexible hours will be considered

Base: The Pankhurst Centre, 60-62 Nelson Street, Manchester, M13 9WP

Salary: £30,000 per annum (based on 35 hours)

Interviews: Interviews to take place Thursday 11th 2019

To Apply:

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Lynne Warner, Business Manager, on 0161 820 8412.

Application packs can be downloaded from www.pankhursttrust.org or a copy obtained by emailing: [email protected]

Application forms should be returned to: [email protected] by 5pm on Friday 29th March 2019. We will contact applicants for interview by Friday 5th April so, if you haven’t heard from us by then, you have been unsuccessful in this round. Please note that we cannot offer feedback to any applicant that is not invited to interview.

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 8411

This role is open to female applicants only and is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1.


The Pankhurst Trust -Intensive Housing Management Worker x 2

The Pankhurst Trust (Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid) (PTMWA) is seeking to appoint a committed and organised individual to provide a high quality service to women and their children fleeing domestic abuse, ensuring they are provided with a safe environment within the refuge setting.

About us: The PTMWA is a women-led organisation whose vision is to ensure that people, suffering, or at risk of domestic abuse receive appropriate support. We offer support by providing safe accommodation, specialist support services and by working in partnership with other agencies. In addition to our domestic abuse services, we deliver a range of services from our base at the Pankhurst Centre including a women’s drop-in where they can access legal advice.

About you: We are seeking an individual who has experience of working with vulnerable women and children within a supported housing setting. You will have excellent knowledge of housing and welfare benefits and you are able to confidently manage a case load of clients with multiple priorities. Ideally you will have significant experience of working with women and children who have experienced domestic abuse.

About the role: As an Intensive Housing Management Worker, you will be responsible for providing high quality practical and emotional support to survivors of domestic violence and their children. You will provide one to one support, risk and safety planning to women who have experienced a high risk abusive relationship. You will holistically support women to manage their risk, increase their safety and help them to secure a move on property. The role requires knowledge and understanding of domestic abuse issues and the needs of those affected by it, and a commitment to the values of empowerment and equality. The post holder will be responsible for all aspects of building management for the Refuge site including reporting repairs and completing health and safety tasks.

Our domestic abuse services are accredited by the Women’s Aid National Quality Standards (Stage 1) and our IDVA and Outreach services have Safe Lives Leading Lights Status.

We offer: employer’s contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave, birthday leave (after 12 months service), training programme and Cycle to Work scheme.

Duration: 1 fixed term for 12 months and 1 permanent subject to funding

Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary: £20 868 per annum.

This role is open to female applicants only and is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1.

Applications

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Clare Holmes on : 07432 720642 Application packs can be downloaded from www.pankhursttrust/get-involved/jobs or by emailing [email protected] Completed application forms should be returned to the same email by midnight on 29th March 2019. Interviews will be on 11th April 2019.

‘For information in alternative formats (for example, in braille, large print or an electronic format), please email [email protected] If you require a hard copy please make your request by contacting us on 0161 820 8414

 


The Pankhurst Trust -Housekeepers

About us:

The Pankhurst Trust (Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid) (PTMWA) is a women-led organisation whose vision is to ensure that people, suffering, or at risk of domestic abuse receive appropriate support. We offer support by providing safe accommodation, specialist support services and by working in partnership with other agencies.

About You:

At PTMWA, we value your attitude and character as much as your experience. We pride ourselves in giving women in our Refuges a clean safe space to live while they work on rebuilding their lives.

If you are an enthusiastic, reliable person who is adaptable to work within a challenging environment and have a safety first approach, you will be in the right place. You will have a keen eye on detail and be compassionate towards families that you will meet at the Refuge, whilst maintaining confidentiality and understanding professional boundaries.

About the role:

We seek to appoint Housekeepers to maintain the highest standards of cleanliness within our accommodation at different sites in the city. You will be responsible for cleaning all communal and office areas; preparing flats when a resident has vacated; ordering cleaning supplies and completing health and safety checks. We are offering hours to suit different working patterns.

The role is open to female applicants only and is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to schedule 9 part 1.

Duration: Permanent subject to continuous funding Hours: To be agreed

Location: One or more of our sites across Manchester to be negotiated at interview Pay: We are a Living Wage employer and currently paying £9.00 per hour. You have the option to opt in to our Pension Scheme into which we pay 3.5%.

Application: Please apply via CV detailing your work experience and a covering letter to [email protected] by 5pm 22nd March 2019.The interviews will be held on 29th March 2019.

For further information about the role please contact: Clare Holmes on 07432 726042

You can also contact us by telephone 0161 820 8411


Salford Women’s Aid – Mental Health – Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVA) – Female*

About us: Salford Women’s Aid is a woman led organisation whose vision is to ensure that people suffering or at risk of domestic abuse receive the appropriate support. We offer support by providing safe accommodation, specialist support services and by working in partnership with other agencies. All women and children have the right to live their lives free from fear and harm.

About the role: Salford Women’s Aid seeks to appoint an experienced, dynamic and enthusiastic advocate to work within the team. Your role will include working in partnership with statutory and voluntary Mental Health services to enable women with mental health issues to access Domestic Abuse Services including refuges, to advocate on their behalf and work with Salford Women’s Aid staff to provide a flexible and responsive service to families with complex needs to enable them to achieve positive outcomes

Applications are open to women only under section 7 (2) (e) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be carried out at appointment.

Duration: Fixed Term until April 2020 with potential to be extended subject to funding

Hours: Full Time – 36 ¼ hours per week

Salary: £23,866 (NJC Local Authority Pay Scale point 26)

On completion of a 3 month period the organisation will automatically enroll you into the company’s pension (People’s Pension).

Closing Date: 5:00 p.m. Thursday 14 March 2019

Interview Date: Friday 22 March 2019

For an application pack please email [email protected] Application packs will be emailed to you and should be received back by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday 14 March 2019. Late applications will not be accepted. Previous Applicants need not apply. We cannot accept CV’s. Applicants need not apply if you do not meet the Essential Criteria on the job spec.


 

 


Endeavour Project – Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVA) with additional responsibilities for BME communities

Salary- £22,818.00- per annum -37 hours per week

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our committed & welcoming team of 3 IDVA’s providing support and advocacy services to people who are experiencing or have experienced DAV. To ensure that the provision of support is at all times delivered to a high standard and to develop networks and partnerships thus increasing the role of the service within Bolton including Bolton’s BME communities. Suitable Candidates will have- high levels of cross-cultural communication skills and an understanding of linguistic needs of clients.

A current valid driving licence and the ability to provide a suitable vehicle for work is essential for both posts

JD, Person Specification and application forms are now available on our website www.endeavourproject.org.uk

Paws for Kids Endeavour Project strive to be an equal opportunities employer and encourages applicants from BME, LGBT backgrounds.

Posts are open to women only, as permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1, of the Equality Act 2010.


Endeavour Project – Young Persons Development worker

Salary-£22,818.00 per annum -37 hours per week

You will work alongside the Young Persons Domestic Violence Advisor to provide medium/long term support to victims 16+ who are escaping and recovering from Domestic Abuse. You will help to implement an innovative programme for working with young people, which will assist them in getting over their particular experience of violence and abuse from partners and or trusted adults, including the setting up of a Young Persons panel to help inform and develop this service. You need to be an excellent communicator, non-judgemental and understand a range of issues linked to young vulnerable people.

A current valid driving licence and the ability to provide a suitable vehicle for work is essential for both posts

JD, Person Specification and application forms are now available on our website www.endeavourproject.org.uk

Paws for Kids Endeavour Project strive to be an equal opportunities employer and encourages applicants from BME, LGBT backgrounds.

Posts are open to women only, as permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1, of the Equality Act 2010.


 

Independent Choices is carrying out the admin and increasing usage of the End the Fear (EtF) website. If you have any comments about the website or anything you would like adding please forward them to me;  your views would be appreciated in helping to develop the site as a Greater Manchester resource. www.endthefear.co.uk 

Greater Manchester Domestic Abuse Helpline 0161 636 7525   [email protected]

http://www.domesticabusehelpline.co.uk/

If you are looking for work in the domestic abuse field these websites may be useful:

www.womensaid.org.uk

www.jobs.nhs.uk

www.jobs.guardian.co.uk