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 annum
Location: Manchester
Closing Date: Midday, 4th November 2021
Hours: 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 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, c31% of our staff identify as BME, c12% as LGBT+. We span the generations with c11% of staff being aged 18-24 and 25% aged 55-64. And, c11% of staff identify as having a disability.

Our staff, volunteers and service users have 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 roles:

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.

All roles are subject to a DBS check and we seek 2 x references, 1 of whom must be your current employer if applicable.

Domestic Abuse Worker Supporting Male Victims- 1 Role. (Must be a car driver)

The post holder will be responsible for identifying and meeting the emotional and practical support needs of male victims of domestic violence and abuse who have been assessed as statutory homelessness and referred into the MWA Reach Project. The post holder will advocate on their behalf and provide structured one-to one and group support to enable them to start their journey of recovery. The post-holder will also work with female victims dependant on case numbers.

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 – may include some evening work.

Salary: £21 077 per annum

Duration: permanent for 1 Year (subject to funding)

Annual Leave: 25 days plus Bank Holidays, pro rata for part-time workers

To Apply: Application packs can be downloaded from https://www.pankhursttrust.org/get-involved/jobs or a copy obtained by emailing: info@manchesterwomensaid.org

Application forms should be returned to: info@manchesterwomensaid.org by midday on 4th November 2021 and interviews will be on 9th November 2021.

For more information, you can also contact us by telephone on: 0161 820 8414.

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