Greater Manchester (On-site)
£19,178 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Housing Worker:

You will be part of the team of Housing Workers who are responsible for income collection across our refuges and dispersed properties and for ensuring financial resilience and promoting economic independence amongst service users. You will be one of the organisation’s champions on Welfare Benefits and personal debt advisers, providing support to both service users and staff. You will develop effective partnerships with relevant local authorities and other agencies to facilitate the best service for residents. You will advocate for residents and support them regarding their housing status and benefit applications whilst also managing their tenancy compliance.

This role has been assessed and confirmed as open to women only under the Equality Act of 2010, schedule 9, part 1

Hours of work: 35 hours per week

Salary: £19,178.73 per annum

Duration: Permanent (subject to funding)

To Apply: Application packs can be downloaded from our website or a copy obtained by emailing or info email. Application Forms should be returned to our info email you can also contact us by telephone.

Deadline for application: 13th June 2022

Interviews will take place on 20th June 2022

About You:

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 us:

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 partnerships with other agencies. We also run the only museum dedicated to telling the story of women’s fight for the right to vote at out Pankhurst Centre headquarters.

We are a diverse organisation with c27% of our staff identify as BAME, 23% as LGBT+. We span the generations with c29% of staff being aged 18-24 and c10% aged 55-64 and c11% identify as having a disability.

Our staff, volunteers and service users have 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

Posted on: 18 May 2022
Closed date: 13 June 2022 at 09:00
Job ref: HW1
Tags: Advice, Information, Advocacy

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