Greater Manchester



About the organisation

WOMEN IN PRISON is a national organisation that provides support to women affected by the criminal justice system and campaigns to end the harm... Read more

Job Description

Do you have a commitment to working within a women-centred service and to making a difference to vulnerable women’s lives?

Women in Prison (WIP) are a unique national charity providing support, advice and guidance to women at all stages of the criminal justice system.  We currently have the following vacancy based in Manchester:

‘Healthy Relationships MATTA’ Project Worker

Full time (35 hours/week)

£21,786.00 per annum, fixed term contract ending  9th January 2021.

‘Healthy Relationships MATTA’ is an exciting new addition to the WomenMATTA project which recognises the specific needs and vulnerabilities of women in the criminal justice system who are experiencing domestic abuse. 

This role will involve providing advocacy, support and advice to women involved in, or at risk of involvement in, the criminal justice system who are or who have experienced domestic abuse. Responsive to the individual needs of women, you will develop individual support plans that address domestic abuse, mental health, housing, substance misuse, financial and other identified needs.  You will also develop and facilitate structured group work that will enable women to develop a greater understanding of domestic abuse and healthy relationships, and build self-confidence/self-esteem. With extensive experience of supporting vulnerable women with a range of complex needs, you will also have experience of undertaking detailed needs/risk assessments and a relevant qualification.

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Closing date for all applications: Wednesday 23rd January 2019

Interviews to be held: Friday 1st February 2019

This post is restricted to women only as a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9 Paragraph Equality Act 2010

WIP strongly encourages applications from women from minority ethnic groups and women affected by the criminal justice field.