Job Opportunities

Family Intervention Worker (domestic abuse) – Big Manchester

About the role:

For the past six years, The Pankhurst Trust (Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid) has been working in a highly successful partnership with Barnardo’s and 3 other voluntary sector agencies in the delivery of Big Manchester project in the north of the city.  The project offers an innovative approach to working with families with children aged 5-11 and where they are affected by domestic abuse and violence, substance misuse and poor mental health.

The role will involve intensive holistic work with parents and primary school aged children  and where the family has been impacted on by domestic abuse and violence. You would work with children on 1:1 settings and supporting them through a range of interventions including using creative therapeutic play techniques. Alongside this you would also work collaboratively with parents – assessing their needs and working with them to look for solutions.

We are looking to recruit someone who has experience of working with victims and children who are affected by domestic abuse.  We are looking for creative people who can work collaboratively and with compassion.  You will contribute your knowledge and experience with regard domestic abuse with your project colleagues and other agencies.

You will be joining a strong, well established, team with a wide and varied skill set. Training and ongoing support in the use of therapeutic play techniques is available.

Duration: Fixed term until 30th September 2019
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: £24 964 p.a.

This role is open to female applicants only and is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1.

About us: The Pankhurst Trust (Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid) is a women-led organisation whose vision is to ensure that people, suffering, or at risk of domestic abuse receive appropriate support. We offer support by providing safe accommodation, specialist support services and by working in partnership with other agencies. In addition to our domestic abuse services, we deliver a range of services from our base at the Pankhurst Centre including a women’s drop-in, and heritage centre in recognition of the achievements of Emmeline Pankhurst and her daughters. There is also a food bank at the premises.

Our domestic abuse services are accredited by the Women’s Aid National Quality Standards (Stage 1) and our IDVA and Outreach services recently secured SaveLives Leading Lights Status.

We offer: employer’s contributory pension scheme, 25 working days annual leave, birthday leave (after 12 months service), training programme and cycle to work scheme. PTMWA is the employing organisation but will be managed on an operational level by Barnardo’s project manager.

PTMWA is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community

You can download the application pack below or request them via info@manchesterwomensaid.org and return completed applications to the same email address.

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Application forms should be returned to by 1700hrs Monday 16th April 2018.

We anticipate that interviews will take place during the week commencing 23rd April 2018.

For information in alternative formats (for example, in braille, large print or an electronic format), please email info@manchesterwomensaid.org

You can also contact us by telephone 0161 820 8414

Job Opportunity

The Pankhurst Trust (Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid) is seeking a new individual to join our team.

About us: The Pankhurst Trust (Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid) is a women-led organisation whose vision is to ensure that people, suffering, or at risk of domestic abuse receive appropriate support. We offer support by providing safe accommodation, specialist support services and by working in partnership with other agencies. In addition to our domestic abuse services, we deliver a range of services from our base at the Pankhurst Centre including a women’s drop-in, food bank and heritage centre in recognition of the achievements of Emmeline Pankhurst and her daughters.

Our domestic abuse services are accredited by the Women’s Aid National Quality Standards (Stage 1) and our IDVA and Outreach services recently secured SaveLives Leading Lights Status.

We offer: employer’s contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave, birthday leave (after 12 months service), training programme and Cycle to Work scheme.

Our role

Play Worker

About the role: The organisation seeks to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic play worker who will deliver play sessions to children over 5years within our refuge, outreach and resettlement services. The role requires a Level 3 qualification in play work. The applicant must have a sound understanding of the Play Work Principles and a commitment by the successful individual to a child’s right to play.

Duration: Fixed term until 31st March 2019 (subject to funding)
Hours: 16 hours per week
Salary: £8.87 per hour

This role open to female applicants only and is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1.

Applications

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Hannah Rees 07889538941

Application packs can be downloaded below or emailing info@manchesterwomensaid.org. Completed application forms should be returned to the same email by 20th April 2018.The interviews will take place on Thursday 26th April 2018.

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‘A copy of this document is also available electronically at http://www.manchesterwomensaid.org/about/job-vacancies/

For information in alternative formats (for example, in braille, large print or an electronic format), please email info@manchesterwomensaid.org

You can also contact us by telephone on 0161 820 8414