Job vacancy – Women MATTA – Healthy Relationships MATTA Project Worker

Job Title: Healthy Relationships MATTA Project Worker
Salary/ Rate: £21,786 pro rata
Location: Manchester
Closing Date: 9am on 19th July 2021
Hours: · 28 hours per week

Contract: Fixed term contract until 31st March 2022.

Contract: Fixed term contract until 31st March 2022.

‘Healthy Relationships MATTA’ is part of the WomenMATTA project which recognises the specific needs and vulnerabilities of women in the criminal justice system who are experiencing domestic abuse.

This role will involve providing advocacy, support and advice to women involved in, or at risk of involvement in, the criminal justice system who are or who have experienced domestic abuse. Responsive to the individual needs of women, you will develop individual support plans that address domestic abuse, mental health, housing, substance misuse, financial and other identified needs. You will also develop and facilitate structured group work that will enable women to develop a greater understanding of domestic abuse and healthy relationships, and build self-confidence/self-esteem. With extensive experience of supporting vulnerable women with a range of complex needs, you will also have experience of undertaking detailed needs/risk assessments.

We actively encourage applications from women from a variety of backgrounds, and with a range of skills and experiences. We are particularly interested to hear from Black, Asian and minority ethnic women and women who have personal experience of the criminal justice system. The role is only open to women, in accordance with the sex-based exemptions of the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1.


To apply, please download and read the WomenMATTA Project Worker RECRUITMENT PACK including the Job Description and Person Specification and complete the application and equalities monitoring forms in full. If you require a copy of the recruitment pack in large print or an alternative format please contact Please note, Curriculum Vitae’s (CVs) will not be accepted.

If you have any questions or would like to talk through the role please contact Melanie Evans, WomenMATTA Manager (, 0161 232 1778).

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