Job Vacancy – Stockport Without Abuse – Senior Refuge Caseworker

Job Title: Senior Refuge Caseworker
Salary/ Rate: £26,317 per annum
Location: Stockport
Closing Date: 9am, 9th March 2022
Hours: 37 per week

Stockport Without Abuse (SWA) is a grassroots charity committed to supporting our vision of everyone having a right to live in safety, and to have a future without fear of domestic abuse. We work directly with women, men and children who have experienced or are at risk of domestic abuse.

We are looking to recruit a Senior Refuge Caseworker to join our leadership team and ensure the delivery of our high quality safe accommodation offer.

You must hold a relevant level 3 qualification or have equivalent experience, possess strong leadership skills and experience of safeguarding and managing risk issues for vulnerable people in the supported housing sector.

If you believe that you have the qualities and skills to meet this exciting opportunity, we would like to hear from you.

Main purpose of the post:

  • Deliver the smooth and secure day-to-day running of our safe accommodation support services, and ensure that our safe accommodation is welcoming, and our support programmes are person-centric and supportive of our aims and principles
  • Maintaining and developing relevant policies, processes and procedures, incl. safeguarding
  • Ensuring accurate record keeping for all service activities and preparation of impact reports
  • Develop and implement a safe accommodation programme of change, which supports self-governance, empowerment and user involvement to support progression to independence
  • Motivating the casework team and lead by example as their line manager
  • Being part of our organisation leadership team and actively contributing to the organisation’s development ambitions.

Why work with us?
Our non-salary benefits include 3% employer contributory pension, 24 days per annum plus 8 days public bank holidays (pro rata), one day per annum birthday annual leave, access to online Pilates and fitness wellbeing scheme with time paid for attendance, and contribution to 6-weekly clinical
supervision support. Sometimes there’s even cake.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please call 0161 477 4294 for an informal discussion. The job description, person specification and application forms are available to download on our website:

Applications only – CV’s are not accepted for this role.

Please send your completed application and other forms to:

  • Closing date for applications is Wednesday 9th March 2022 at 9:00am.
  • Interviews will be held on Wednesday 16th March 2022. This may be via Zoom video conference or in person.

Charity Number: 1079291

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