Job Vacancy – Saheli – Outreach Worker

Job Title: Outreach Worker (with specific focus on training and awareness raising advocacy)
Salary/ Rate: £20106 pro rata (Actual £10,053)
Location: Greater Manchester, Rotherham and Blackburn
Closing Date: 6pm 10th September 2021
Hours: 17.5 hours (Evening and Weekend working when required) (Fixed term contract – 1st September 2021 – 31st August 2025)

SO SAFE: Safety Outreach – Support & Advice for Freedom and Empowerment

A Greater Manchester Partnership between Saheli, Bury Asian Women’s Project and Rochdale Women’s Welfare Association.

Saheli supports women and children experiencing domestic abuse from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. Saheli (meaning friend) is committed to creating a safe space, providing culturally sensitive support, language assistance and a voice and identity to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic women facing violence in their lives.

Job Purpose:

The post holder will be responsible for delivering training across Greater Manchester on domestic abuse/forced marriage/honour-based violence and raising awareness on these and other issues facing migrant women who have no recourse to public funds.

The postholder will be responsible for identifying and meeting the emotional and practical support needs of women who experience domestic abuse/forced marriages/honor based violence who contact the partnership for support, advice and information.

We offer:

· Employer’s contributory pension scheme

· 25 days of annual leave (pro rata)

· 24/7 Employee Assist programme.

If you would like more information, please contact Saheli on 0161 945 4187. To request an application pack E: ann@saheli.org.uk. CVs will not be accepted. Closing date 6pm 10th September 2021

Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and a DBS check. Saheli is an equal opportunities employer.

PLEASE NOTE:

This post is open to women who define themselves as BME. It is exempt under the following acts: Genuine Occupational Requirement in accordance with the Race Relations Act 1976 (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (Section 4A) and the sex Discrimination Act 1975 (Amended) (Section 7)

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