Job Vacancy – The Pankhurst Trust Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid – Business Support Officer (full-time)

Job Title: Business Support Officer
Salary/ Rate: £21,695-22,571 per annum
Location: Manchester
Closing Date: Midnight, 20th 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.

You will be an experienced and enthusiastic team member who can support the IRIS Team. You will be an experienced, accurate administrator who is able to work to deadlines, prioritising busy workloads. A friendly, flexible ‘can do’ attitude is essential for this role, which the right individual will be able to make their own, using their initiative to identify areas they can improve the administration of the IRIS Project

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.

Business Support Officer – 1 role available

The post holder will be responsible for providing full administrative support to the IRIS (Identification and Referral to Improve Safety) Project Team within the Pankhurst Trust (Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid) (PTMWA). The post holder will also be responsible for ensuring the project’s timely collection of data, input and evaluation. As well as:

  • Collating training feedback from General Practices and other customers for reporting to internal and external stakeholders
  • Assist in the scheduling and preparation of IRIS training sessions and meetings.
  • Assist with co-ordination of IRIS training sessions in GP practices and ensure that adequate training materials are available for GPs training sessions.

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

Salary: £21 695-22 571 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 can be obtained by emailing:

Application forms should be returned to: by midnight 20th March 2023. Interviews will be held on 6th April 2023. If you have not heard from us by 28th March 2023, your application has been unsuccessful.

You can also contact us by telephone on 0161 820 8411

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