Job Vacancy – Domestic Abuse Worker – Manchester Women’s Aid

Job Title: Domestic Abuse Worker
Salary: £23 483 – £23 953
Hours: A flexible working week of 35 hours Contract Type: Permanent post Deadline: 31 May 2023

Dear Idea makers, Boundary Pushers, Problem Solvers, and Forward Thinkers! Are you looking for a rewarding role where every day is different?

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 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 (we call them Emerge Workers here) you will:

· Work with individuals who have experienced domestic violence and abuse by providing practical and emotional support.

· Review needs and risk assessments at point of entry and at appropriate intervals.

· Formulate, and review progress, against individual support plans by encouraging service users to set realistic goals.

· Work with service users to implement actions from MARAC meetings.

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.

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 www.pankhursttrust.org/get-involved/jobs/domestic-abuse-worker or a copy can be obtained by emailing: info@manchesterwomensaid.org

Application forms should be returned to: info@manchesterwomensaid.org

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?

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