Job Vacancy – The Pankhurst Trust Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid – Emerge-based Children and Young People (CYP) Therapeutic Intervention Worker (TIW

Job Title: Emerge-based Children and Young People (CYP) Therapeutic Intervention Worker (TIW
Salary/ Rate: £24,832 per annum
Location: Manchester
Closing Date: 12 noon, 15th August 2022
Hours: 17.5 or 35 hours per week – rota covering the hours of 09.00 – 20.00

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 c27% of our staff coming from BAME and c23% from LGBT communities. We span the generations with c29 of staff being aged 18-24 and c10% 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 role:

We have secured funding for a full time Children and Young People (CYP) Therapeutic Intervention Worker (TIW) 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.

The role will:

· Provide therapeutic 1-1 support to C&YP.

· Support C&YP to develop safe coping strategies, by exploring and processing how events have impacted on their lived experience.

· Facilitate repair and recovery group work with C&YP, improving their emotional well-being.

· Support C&YP to develop confidence and resilience against future harm.

Facilitate group work for Parents to better understand the impact of DVA on themselves and their children.

Emerge-based Children and Young People (CYP) Therapeutic Intervention Worker (TIW) – 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: £24 832 per annum

Duration: Permanent 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 obtained by emailing: Application forms should be returned to: by 12 noon on 15th August 2022. Interviews will be held on 26th August 2022. If you have not heard from us by 24th August, your application has been unsuccessful.

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

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