Job Vacancy – The Pankhurst Trust Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid – Emerge Based Children and Family Worker

Job Title: Emerge Based Children and Family Worker
Salary/ Rate: £24,345 per annum
Location: Manchester
Closing Date: Midday, 18th February 2022
Hours: 35 per week, on a rota covering the hours of 09.00 – 20.00 (part time hours of 17.5 also 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 c31% of our staff coming from BAME and c12% from LGBT communities. We span the generations with c11% of staff being aged 18-24 and c25% 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 roles:

We have recently been successful in securing funding for a full time Children and Families workers to offer support to children and their families across our refuge and dispersed property accommodation. 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

Emerge-based Children and Families Worker – 1 Role

You will be skilled in partnership working, with the ability to apply a whole family approach to protect children and families from harm and improve family functioning. The project will assist families to form meaningful links within their communities, forming or re-establishing meaningful relationships and build resilience against future harm.

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, on a rota covering the hours of 09.00 – 20.00

Salary: £24 345 per annum

Duration: 12 Months from start with potential for extension subject to funding

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

To Apply: Application packs can be downloaded from or a copy obtained by emailing:

Application forms should be returned to: by 12 noon on 18th February 2022.

Interviews will be held on 7th March 2022. If you have not heard from us by 28th February, your application has been unsuccessful.

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

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