Derby, Derby (On-site)
£25,104 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Role Overview

Job Title: South Asian Community Outreach Worker

Location: Derby

Salary: £25,104 per annum

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: Full Time, 37.5 per week 

Recruitment and Retention Allowance

For this role we pay a Recruitment and Retention Allowance to external candidates of £1500 (pro rata for part time roles). This is paid in two payments – half on commencement in the role and the other half following the successful completion of probation. The allowance is subject to deduction for tax and NI.

Refuge is the UK’s largest provider of specialist services and we are proud to be a leader in our field and an employer of choice, with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development.  

We are recruiting for Community Outreach Worker to provide high quality personal welfare support service to survivors of domestic violence and other forms of violence and abuse including those at the point of crisis. This role involves working within a multi-agency framework to develop referral, joint working and information sharing protocols

We are looking for candidate who is proficient in either of the following languages: Bengali, Urdu, and Punjabi. You must have experience of providing emotional, practical and welfare support, up to date knowledge of legislation relating to survivors of domestic violence and other forms of violence and abuse, Knowledge of the dynamics and impact of domestic violence and how best to support survivors and Commitment to work within and to maintain Refuge’s core values.


Refuge offers a variety of exciting opportunities to learn, develop and grow in your career. We recognise the value everyone brings to the organisation to achieve our aims and are dedicated to developing and rewarding our staff. More details of our benefits can be found in Job Information Pack.

Other information

Closing Date: Tuesday 31 May 2022

Interview Date: Thursday 09 June 2022

An enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) certificate will be required for this role.

Refuge is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. However, this post is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies.

More about REFUGE

At Refuge, we believe that no-one should have to live in fear of violence and abuse. On any given day Refuge supports almost 6,000 clients, hel... Read more

Refreshed on: 18 May 2022
Closed date: 31 May 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: 0721a
Tags: Support Worker, Social Work

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