Job Vacancy – Fortalice – Administrator

Job Title: Administrator
Salary/ Rate: £11.27 per hour
Location: Bolton (some home working will be considered)
Closing Date: Midday, Thursday 3rd February 2022
Hours: Up to 28 hours per week

Background Information

Fortalice was established in 1977 to provide emergency accommodation and support for women and children experiencing domestic abuse within their own homes.

The organisation has expanded over the past years and now provides a wide range of services for women, families, children and young people within both the Refuge and the Outreach Support Centre. The ethos of Fortalice in relation to support is to focus on self-help, promoting self-esteem, confidence and independence to enable women to break free from abusive relationships and reduce the chance of re-victimisation thus moving on to a self-sustaining, independent life.


Due to increased funding opportunities, Fortalice have the opportunity to recruit an Administrator to join our dynamic, hard-working team. If you have a background in administration and want to work in this challenging but rewarding field, please apply for an application pack.

Purpose of the role:

  • To provide general administrative support for the Chief Executive, Finance Director, and Leadership Team.

Key skills:

  • Knowledge and empathy with the aims and objectives of the organisation and issues relating to domestic abuse
  • Experience of working within an administrative role in a busy office environment
  • Experience of supporting recruitment processes, working within the Safer Recruitment framework
  • An awareness of charity work is desirable

How to apply and other information

  • Women only applicants can apply for the post as this is an occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1, schedule 9 of the Equality Act under section 7.2e of the Equality Act 2010
  • The posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS check due to the nature of the work undertaken by the organisation
  • A current valid driving licence and the ability to provide a suitable vehicle for work with insurance cover for business use is essential
  • Some home working will be considered for the post subject to organisational needs
  • To apply for a post, please request an application pack by email jobs@fortalice.co.uk.
  • The closing date for applications to be returned is midday on Thursday 3rd February 2022. Please note that any completed applications received after this date will not be considered.
  • If you do not receive a response within five working days from the closing date, then you have not been selected for interview

Interviews will be held on the week commencing Monday 14th February 2022.

Please note we do not accept CV’s.

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