Job Vacancy – The Pankhurst Trust Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid – Adult Intervention Worker

Job Title: Adult Intervention Worker
Salary/ Rate: £23,868 per annum
Location: Greater Manchester
Closing Date: Midnight, 14th October 2021
Hours: Part-time (17.5 hours) or full-time (35 hours) considered

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 28% of our staff coming from BAME and 20% from LGBT communities. We span the generations with 11% of staff being aged 18-24 and 25% aged 55-64. 11% of staff 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 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

Adult Intervention Worker– 1 role available

The post holder will identify and work with clients with complex needs who are referred into the Emerge service. You will work in partnership with statutory and other local agencies to ensure a positive outcome for our clients and their families. You will also advocate on behalf of our clients and provide a flexible and responsive service. The responsibilities will amongst others include:

Providing support to clients with multiple/complex needs in refuge and in the community who are experiencing domestic abuse

Leading on delivering relevant group work courses as part of the PTMWA’s Step2 recovery programme

Working with specialist agencies to carry out clients’ health assessments.

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: Permanent 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 www.pankhursttrust.org or a copy can be obtained by emailing: info@manchesterwomensaid.org

Application forms should be returned to: info@manchesterwomensaid.org by midnight 14th October 2021. Interviews will be held on 22nd October 2021. If you have not heard from us by 20th October 2021, your application has been unsuccessful.

For information in alternative formats (for example, in braille, large print or an electronic format), please email info@manchesterwomensaid.org

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

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