Job Vacancy – Job Vacancy – The Pankhurst Trust Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid – Connect Worker (x2 roles available)

Job Title: Connect Worker
Salary/ Rate: £23,023 per annum
Location: Manchester
Closing Date: Midnight, 7th March 2023
Hours: 35 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 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:

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

Connect Worker – 2 roles available

The post holder will work with other professionals in the Early Help Hubs to deliver emotional and practical support to victims of domestic abuse. You will deliver the Step2 Recovery programme to victims and deliver appropriate interventions.

You will work with individuals and families who have experienced domestic violence and abuse through provision of culturally informed and barrier free practical and emotional support.

You will work with other service providers, agencies, specialist services and volunteers to achieve positive outcomes for service users and raise awareness of domestic abuse issues through support and training for 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 per week covering the hours of 9am-5pm

Salary: £23,023 per annum.

Start date: As soon as possible

Duration: Permanent (subject to funding)

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

To Apply: Application packs can be downloaded from www.pankhursttrust.org/get-involved/jobs or a copy obtained by emailing: info@manchesterwomensaid.org Application forms should be returned to: info@manchesterwomensaid.org by 12 midnight on the Tuesday 7th March 2023. Interviews will be held on Friday 17th March 2023. If you have not heard from us by the 13th March 2023, your application has been unsuccessful.

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

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