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 c31% of our staff identify as BAME, 12% as LGBT+. We span the generations with c11% of staff being aged 18-24 and c25% aged 55-64 and c11% 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
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.
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
Connect Worker – 2 roles available
The post holder will work with other professionals in the Early Help Hubs to deliver emotional and practical support to victims of domestic abuse. You will deliver the Step2 Recovery programme to victims and perpetrators and deliver appropriate interventions. You will support the Emerge Service by delivering a period of resettlement support to women moving on from refuge.
You will work with individuals and families who have experienced domestic violence and abuse through provision of culturally informed and barrier free practical and emotional support.
You will work with other service providers, agencies, specialist services and volunteers in order to achieve positive outcomes for service users and raise awareness of domestic abuse issues through support and training for professionals
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 on a rota covering the hours of 9am-8pm
Salary: £22 077.00 per annum.
Start date: As soon as possible
Duration: Permanent (subject to funding)
Annual Leave: 25 days plus Bank Holidays, pro rata for part-time workers
To Apply: Application packs can be downloaded from our website or a copy obtained by emailing our info email.
Application forms should be returned by 12 o’clock midday on the 15th October 2021. Interviews will be held on 21st October 2021. If you have not heard from us by the 18th October 2021, your application has been unsuccessful.
For information in alternative formats (for example, in braille, large print or an electronic format), please email our info email.
You can also contact us by telephone.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.