Job Vacancy – Stockport Without Abuse – Domestic Abuse Support Worker

Job Title: Domestic Abuse Support Worker
Salary/ Rate: £23,109 per annum, with a 4% rise upon successful completion of probation
Location: Stockport
Closing Date: 9am, Tuesday 8th November 2022
Hours: 37 hours 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 Domestic Abuse Support Worker to join our Community team, working as part of a partnership with Talk Listen Change (TLC), Age UK Stockport and Stockport Homes. This worker provides a single point of contact, and works with people to reduce the risk of domestic abuse and support the development of healthy relationships.

Main purpose of the post:
• Provide advice, guidance, and challenge to build resilience and ensure people have networks in place to self-manage and live independently for the future.
• Help people find their own solutions, and co-develop personal plans to motivate people to achieve their goals and improve their wellbeing and independence.
• Work innovatively and where necessary assertively with people to help them achieve agreed outcomes, building upon their existing strengths and support networks.

Why work with us?
Our non-salary benefits include a 4% pay increase upon successful completion of your 6-month probationary period, 24 days per annum plus 8 days’ public bank holidays (pro rata), one day per annum birthday annual leave, regular clinical supervision with an external provider, 3% employer
contributory pension, and access to online Pilates and fitness wellbeing scheme with time paid for attendance. Sometimes there’s even cake.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please email us at to arrange an informal chat.

Applications only – CV’s are not accepted. Please read the guidance in your application pack.

The job description, person specification, application forms and application guidance are available to download at

Once complete, please send your application and other requested forms to:

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 8th November 2022 at 9:00am.

Interviews will be held on Monday 14th November 2022.

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