Job Vacancy- Domestic Abuse Worker (2 positions) – The Pankhurst Centre/Manchester Women’s Aid

Job Title: Domestic Abuse Worker (2 positions)
Salary/ Rate: A competitive salary of £23,023 – £23,953
Location: 60-62 Nelson Street, Manchester, M13 9WP
Hours:  35 hours per week 

The Pankhurst Trust brings together Manchester Women’s Aid and the Pankhurst Centre. We work together to ensure the story of the women who won the vote continues to inspire us all, and to ensure that those suffering from domestic violence and abuse get the confidential help they need. We are a group of female champions, empowering women across Manchester and beyond.

If you have a big heart and take pride in making a difference, you may have just stumbled upon your dream role!

But first, what’s in it for you?

A competitive salary of £23,023 to £23 953

· A flexible working week of 35 hours

· A generous annual leave entitlement of 25 days plus bank holidays

· The opportunity to purchase additional annual leave

· Enhanced sick pay, and family leave and pay

· Above market average pension

· A fully funded Enhanced DBS check

· An Employee Assistance programme to support your wellbeing, along with external clinical supervisions where applicable

· Investment and commitment to your ongoing Training and Development

If that wasn’t enough, we’ll also celebrate your Birthday with you (after a qualifying period) and let you take the day off, as well as allowing one day a year of paid volunteering.

As a Domestic Abuse Worker, you will:

· Work with other professionals in the Early Help Hubs to deliver emotional and practical support to victims of domestic abuse.

· Deliver the Step2 Recovery programme to victims and deliver appropriate interventions.

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

· Work with other service providers, agencies, specialist services and volunteers to achieve positive outcomes for service users.

To be successful as a Domestic Abuse Worker you will need to:

· Have a minimum of GCSE or equivalent in English and Mathematics

· Have experience of working with a vulnerable client group

· Understanding and awareness of child protection, vulnerable adult’s protection and safeguarding

· An understanding of how to make safeguarding referrals.

· Have a good level of knowledge and understanding of statutory and legal provision for people experiencing domestic abuse

· Be an excellent communicator both written and spoken, and be an empathetic team player

· Have excellent levels of numeracy, literacy, report writing and IT skills

We encourage applications from all sections of the community as we want to reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work. This is a fabulous opportunity to work with some wonderful teams and truly inspiring women, and as such, please note that this role has been assessed and confirmed as open to women only under the Equality Act 2010, schedule 9, part 1.

To apply for the role of Domestic Abuse Worker: An application pack can be downloaded from or a copy can be obtained by emailing: Application forms should be returned to:

If you are passionate about working with vulnerable women as a Domestic Abuse Worker, then apply NOW! For further information on being a Domestic Abuse Worker please call us on 0161 820 8414, or why not visit our wonderful museum?

Closing date: 11th May 2023 midnight.

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