Job Vacancy – The Pankhurst Trust Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid – Practitioner and Trainer MiDASS Project

Job Title: Practitioner and Trainer MiDASS Project
Salary/ Rate: £25,365 per annum
Location: Manchester
Closing Date: Midnight 29th April 2022
Hours: 35 hours per week

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 identify as BAME, 12% as LGBT+. We span the generations with c11% of staff being aged 18-24 and c25% aged 55-64 and c11% 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 qualifications and 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:

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

Practitioner and trainer MiDASS Project – 1 Role Available

The post holder will be responsible for delivering domestic violence and abuse (DVA) training to health professionals working with pre and post-natal women within a maternity hospital setting to improve their understanding of domestic violence and abuse (DVA) and to increase the numbers of victims identified and referred for support. The post holder will provide risk assessment, holistic support and advocacy for the individuals referred by the participating maternity hospital professionals.

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 hours per week

Salary: £25,365 per annum

Duration: 6 months 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 or a copy can be obtained by emailing:

Application forms should be returned to: by midnight 29th April 2022. Interviews will be held on Monday 9th May 2022. If you have not heard from us by 5th May 2022 your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

For information in alternative formats (for example, in braille, large print or an electronic format), please email

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

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