Job Vacancy – Refuge Domestic Abuse Support Worker – Female – Women’s Aid

Job Title: Refuge Domestic Abuse Support Worker – Female*

Place of Work: – Salford

Hours of Work: – 36.25 hours per week (Mon-Fri)

Salary/Scale: – £27,803 (NJC Local Authority Pay Scale point 15)

Benefits – A generous package including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays per year, extra holidays for long service. Employee pension scheme with employer contribution (on completion of a 3-month period)

About us: Salford Women’s Aid is a woman led organisation whose vision is to ensure that people suffering or at risk of domestic abuse receive the appropriate support. We offer support by providing safe accommodation, specialist support services and by working in partnership with other agencies. All women and children have the right to live their lives free from fear and harm.

About the role: To provide an effective, supportive, and confidential service for women and children requiring emergency refuge accommodation. You will work as part of a team to ensure the effective running of the refuge, and to provide practical and emotional support to women and children and help them to overcome the impact of domestic abuse. You will provide high quality advocacy and support to survivors. The successful candidates will have significant proven experience and practical support to survivors of domestic violence.

*This post is open to females only under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9 (Paragraph 1) section 7.2e. Salford Women’s Aid is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from women from all sections of the community. Applications from ethnic minorities and from other diverse applicants are very much welcomed. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check due to the nature of the work undertaken by the organisation.

Closing Date: 9:00 a.m. Monday 15 April 2024

Interview Date: 22 April 2024

An application pack is available to download from www.salfordwomensaid.org alternatively please contact admin@salfordwomen.co.uk Late applications will not be accepted. Previous Applicants need not apply. We cannot accept CV’s. No agencies. Applicants need not apply if you do not meet the essential criteria of the job specification.

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