Event – Webinar – Improving the Safety of Women & Girls: Delivering Structural Changes to Empower Women, Reduce Violence & Increase Prosecutions

Register your place here. Overview Figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that for the year ending September 2021, sexual offences recorded by the police were the highest on record, a 12% increase from the previous year, whilst a survey in June 2021 revealed that 32% of women over 16 had experienced … Continue reading “Event – Webinar – Improving the Safety of Women & Girls: Delivering Structural Changes to Empower Women, Reduce Violence & Increase Prosecutions”

Job Vacancy – WHAG – Cover Workers

Job Title: Cover WorkersSalary/ Rate: TBCLocation: Halton, Cheshire West and Chester, RochdaleClosing Date: N/A – ongoingHours: Varied WHAG has a pool of cover workers who provide occasional support at our projects, to cover for periods of sickness, holidays and other absences.  Cover workers need to demonstrate knowledge and experience of working with vulnerable women and children and have … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – WHAG – Cover Workers”

Job Vacancy – WHAG – Children & Family Worker

Job Title: Children & Family WorkerSalary/ Rate:  Actual Salary: £9,849 – £10,246 (£19,698 – £20,493 – 37 Hours)Location: Cheshire West and ChesterClosing Date: 9am, Monday 27th June 2022Hours: 18 hours per week WHAG is a leading charity delivering quality support services to women, men and their families who are affected by domestic abuse, homeless vulnerable women and young parents across … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – WHAG – Children & Family Worker”

Job Vacancy – WHAG – Assistant Domestic Abuse Support Worker (Evenings / Nights)

Job Title: Assistant Domestic Abuse Support Worker (Evenings / Nights)Salary/ Rate:  Actual Salary: £12,428 (NJC scale 9 – £20,903 – 37 Hours)Location: Cheshire West and ChesterClosing Date: 9am, Monday 27th June 2022Hours: 22 hours Wednesday 4.30pm to Thursday 9am (sleep 11pm-8am) Saturday 3pm to Sunday 3.30pm (sleep 11pm-8am) WHAG is a leading charity delivering quality support services to women, men … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – WHAG – Assistant Domestic Abuse Support Worker (Evenings / Nights)”

Job Vacancy – WHAG – Domestic Abuse (including Complex Needs) Support Worker

Job Title: Domestic Abuse (including Complex Needs) Support WorkerSalary/ Rate:  Actual Salary: £21,583 – £23,829 (£22,183 – £24,491 per annum)Location: Cheshire West and ChesterClosing Date: 9am, Monday 27th June 2022Hours: 36 hours per week WHAG is a leading charity delivering quality support services to women, men and their families who are affected by domestic abuse, homeless vulnerable women and young … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – WHAG – Domestic Abuse (including Complex Needs) Support Worker”

Press Release – Ministry of Justice – Plans to put victims back at the centre of justice system published

new draft legislation to cement voice of victims and improve support prosecutors obliged to meet victims before certain trials offenders forced to pay more for cost of crimes raising extra £20 million for support services Draft legislation published today by the Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab will pave the way for the first ever Victims’ … Continue reading “Press Release – Ministry of Justice – Plans to put victims back at the centre of justice system published”

News – Ministry of Justice – Consultation Response: Delivering justice for victims: A consultation on improving victims’ experiences of the justice system

This consultation has concluded – read the full outcome here. Detail of outcome In December 2021, we launched “Delivering Justice for Victims” – a consultation setting out our intention to improve victims’ experiences of the criminal justice system across England and Wales. The aim of this consultation was to better understand the experiences of victims … Continue reading “News – Ministry of Justice – Consultation Response: Delivering justice for victims: A consultation on improving victims’ experiences of the justice system”

News – The Information Commissioner’s Office – UK investigators told to stop mass collection of personal data in rape cases

Police and prosecutors have been told to stop the mass collection of personal information from rape victims or face being fined by the UK’s data watchdog. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) said they must immediately stop getting complainants in rape and serious sexual offence cases to sign forms, known in England and Wales as Stafford statements, which … Continue reading “News – The Information Commissioner’s Office – UK investigators told to stop mass collection of personal data in rape cases”

Job Vacancy – The Pankhurst Trust Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid – Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Salary/ Rate:  £21,928 per annumLocation: ManchesterClosing Date: Midnight, Sunday 19th June 2022Hours: 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 … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – The Pankhurst Trust Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid – Monitoring and Evaluation Officer”

News – The Guardian – All strangulation of women is serious – and it’s time for the law to step up

Jamie Read, 31, attacked his girlfriend so ferociously, she thought she was going to die. He had followed her home after drinking in a pub. In court last year, Ramsay Quaife, prosecuting, said: “All of a sudden, he grabbed her throat and squeezed her hard. The victim was barely able to breathe… She saw him … Continue reading “News – The Guardian – All strangulation of women is serious – and it’s time for the law to step up”

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