Job Vacancy – Pankhurst Trust Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid – Stalking Advocate

Job Title: Stalking Advocate
Salary/ Rate: £24,832 per annum
Location: Manchester
Closing Date: 9am, Friday 7th October 2022
Hours: 1 full time (35 hours) post and 1 part time (17.5 hours) post available

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. c11% 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 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

Stalking Advocate – 1 full time (35 hours) post and 1 part time (17.5 hours) post available

The post holder will provide independent advocacy and support to victims of stalking who are referred to the Pankhurst Trust (Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid). The responsibilities will include:

  • Assessing individuals’ risk at point of referral
  • Implement safeguarding measures and offering safety advice
  • Offering intensive support to ensure immediate safety whilst accessing the criminal justice system.

This role has been assessed and confirmed as open to women only under the Equality Act 2010, schedule 9, part 1

Duration: Permanent subject to continued funding

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

To Apply:

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