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Vacancies at Women's Aid National Office
 

Bristol - Office Manager

London - Trusts and Foundations Fundraising Volunteer

 

 

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Vacancies in the domestic and sexual violence sector
For more info about these vacancies, please call the organisation advertising the job and not Women's Aid National Office.

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London - Business Support and Development Manager

East London - Counselling Manager Rape Crisis Centre

Blackpool - Male Specialist Independent Abuse Advisor (IDVA)

East London - Lead Counsellor - East London Rape Crisis Service

Slough - Support Coordinator  – Level 3 (IDVA)


Slough - Support Coordinator – Level 3 

Slough - Support Coordinator – Level 3 (IAG)

Wycombe - Trustees


London - Family Support Worker – Lambeth


London - Director of Finance and Resources
 

Nottinghamshire - Community Services Co-ordinator

North Nottinghamshire - Children’s Outreach Worker

North Nottinghamshire - Floating Support/Outreach Worker

Bassetlaw - Refuge Support Worker

Worksop - Finance and Administration Team Leader

Worksop - Finance and Administration Worker

Nottinghamshire - Volunteer Crèche Workers
 

Blackpool - Assistant Manager
 

Worcester - Support Worker


Shropshire - Independent Domestic Violence Advisor


Staffordshire - Volunteer Board Members/Treasurer


East Surrey - Domestic Abuse Outreach Worker
 

East London - Young Women and Girls Advocate 






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WOMEN'S AID

Women's Aid is looking to recruit the following position within Women’s Aid National Offices.


Office Manager

Responsible for overseeing the management of the central service office, the ideal candidate will have extensive experience of providing administration support at a senior level, as well as a good working knowledge of organisational IT requirements, HR processes and exceptional customer services.


Status:
Permanent contract

Working hours: 22 hours per week (three days per week, actual days negotiable)

Salary: NJC Local Authority pay scale 35 to 39 starting at £29,236 (pro rata + benefits (pay award pending)

Location: Bristol

 

Application closing date:             9am on 19th May 2014

Interviews                                          30th May 2014 

 

Benefits include generous bank holidays, annual leave package and contributory pension scheme.  

For further information please download the documents below.  If you have any queries, please contact Rachel Bonnell, Executive PA on r.bonnell@womensaid.org.uk or ring her on 0117 9157453.

Covering Letter
Job Description
Application Form Completion Notes
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Form
Terms and Conditions
Accounts 2013
 

Women only need apply under schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010. Women’s Aid is committed to quality, equality and valuing diversity.  Applications are particularly welcome from black and minority ethnic women.   Registered charity no: 1054154

 

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES.

 


 

WOMEN'S AID 

Job role: Trusts and Foundations Fundraising Volunteer

Responsible to: Senior Partnerships Officer

Responsible for: N/A

Hours: One day per week (negotiable). Occasional flexibility required particularly on the build-up to specific events. Initial duration is 3 months.

Location: Old Street, London

Application deadline: 25 April 2014

Start date: w/c 05 May 2014

Want to make a difference to women and children affected by domestic violence? Then why not volunteer at Women's Aid?

Women's Aid is the national domestic violence charity that supports a network of around 300 local services working to end domestic violence against women and children in England. Our members are refuges and domestic violence outreach services delivering a range of holistic services for women experiencing domestic violence and their children. Keeping the voices of survivors at the heart of its work, Women's Aid campaigns for better support for women and children, provides training and resources for professionals and delivers a package of vital 24-hour lifeline services through publications, websites and the National Domestic Violence Helpline (run in partnership with Refuge).

Women's Aid is going through some exciting developments and we want you to be a part of it. We're looking for a volunteer to support our fundraising, specifically our fundraising from trusts and foundations. Based in our local office in Old Street, you will work with the Senior Partnerships Officer in developing a small trusts programme to bring in invaluable core funds. An interest in research and data management and some competence with Excel is essential. We'll reimburse your travel expenses and ensure you'll be supported through regular one-to-ones. 

Interested candidates can find more information, including who we're looking for, in the volunteer spec here. 

 


 

Female* Business Support and Development Manager
(Re-advertisement)

ADVANCE is a nationally recognised charity based in West London, providing advocacy and support for women and their children experiencing domestic violence, and community support for women and girls who are involved in the criminal justice system.  

We are re-advertising to recruit a Business Support and Development Manager to lead our expanding business support team, and to help us deliver our goal of enabling women and children to lead safe, equal, violence-free lives. Previous applicants for this post need not apply.  
 
Female* Business Support and Development Manager

Initially to March 2015 (ongoing subject to funding continuation)
NJC Scale 35-40 £32,827 - £37,287 per annum, inc. London Weighting

Working hours: 35 hours per week, weekdays, plus occasional out-of-hours work
 
The Business Support and Development Manager will work as part of the management team to deliver the organisation’s strategic plan, with a focus on managing human resources and business development. You will manage the business support staff team, and in doing so, oversee HR, quality assurance and financial management systems and further develop our capacity to diversify income. You will have a good understanding of domestic violence and be committed to involving service users in service development. With demonstrable leadership and management experience, you will be proactive and solution-focussed, an excellent communicator, have sound strategic, budgeting and project management skills, and be adept at maintaining productive working relationships.

Closing Date: Monday 19 May, 12 noon.
Interviews: Wednesday 28 May 2014


* This post is open to women only and is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1.

Benefits include 30 days holiday, a non-contributory 7% pension scheme after 6 months, and child care voucher scheme.

ADVANCE is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.

To apply: please download the application form and Job Description from our website.

Completed applications should be emailed to Althea King or posted marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to:
Althea King
ADVANCE (BSU Recruitment)
Elan House, Unit 6, The Lanchesters
162-164 Fulham Palace Road
London W6 9ER

Registered Charity Number 1086873

 


 

East London Rape Crisis Service provides free, confidential specialist help for women and girls who have been raped or experienced any other form of sexual violence.  The service is for women of all ages and girls over 13, whatever the assault and whenever it occurred.

The women who work and volunteer at Rape Crisis London offer confidential and independent support.  Services include emotional and practical support, one-to-one counselling, group support and advocacy.

nia is a member of  Rape Crisis (England and Wales), an umbrella organisation supporting Rape Crisis Centres across the country. Rape Crisis is completely independent of the government and the criminal justice system.


Position: Counselling Manager- East London Rape Crisis Service
Hours: 21
Funded: Currently funded until April 2016 with a possibility of extension
Salary: £19,253- £20,225 (£32,089- £33,709 pro rata)


The Counselling Manager will have responsibility for the clinical governance and management of the service. You will continually develop & review both individual and group based therapeutic services for female survivors of sexual violence. You will work with the rest of the East London Rape Crisis management team to ensure the service meets output and outcome targets.
   
We’re looking for a highly organised and self-motivated woman who is passionate about ending male violence against women. You’ll have a ‘can-do’ approach and demonstrable commitment to nia’s feminist approach to supporting women and their children to be safer. You must be BACP or UKCP accredited and have significant experience of working with survivors of sexual violence. You must also have experience of providing clinical supervision.

To apply, write to us with an large SAE to the value of 0.90p at P.O. Box 58203, London, N1 3XP or visit our website and download a job profile and application pack.  CV’s will not be accepted.  Applications can be returned via email to administrator@ niaendingviolence.org.uk or by post in a sealed envelope marked “Private & Confidential” to Rachel Evans, nia, P.O Box 58203, London, N1 3XP.

Closing Date: 10am, Tuesday 12th May 2014
Interviews will be held in the week of the 19th May 2014


The post is subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring check and open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).

Registered Charity No: 1037072         Company Limited by Guarantee No: 02673624

 


 

Flyde Coast Women's Aid

Male Specialist Independent Domestic Abuse advisor (IDVA)              

£12 PH     £10,000 PA           
16 hours per week

4 Year subject to funding & satisfactory performance

Fylde Coast Women’s Aid is a local organisation providing services to victims of Domestic Abuse. We currently have an opportunity to join our IDVA team, providing specialist and intensive support to male victims in the community. As a Male IDVA the right applicant will provide pro-active and structured services, whilst developing personal support packages that focus on risk management and safety planning. You will be required to advocate on behalf of the client within a multi agency setting & provide assistance in facilitating appropriate civil & criminal remedies.


Previous experience of directly supporting vulnerable adults and an understanding of the dynamics of domestic and sexual abuse is essential. After successful completion of the probationary period you will receive specialist IDVA training.


A full, clean driving license is also required. 


All posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act, will be subject to relevant Disclosure and Barring Scheme checks


Closing date: 7th May 2014

To apply: please download the application form and Job Description from our website.


Completed applications should be emailed to manager@fcwa.co.uk or posted marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to: Tina Hibbard, Service Manager, PO Box 33, Blackpool, FY3 9GZ.

This role is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to schedule 9, Part 1

 

 


 

nia

East London Rape Crisis Service provides free, confidential specialist help for women and girls who have been raped or experienced any other form of sexual violence.  The service is for women of all ages and girls over 13, whatever the assault and whenever it occurred.

The women who work and volunteer at Rape Crisis London offer confidential and independent support.  Services include emotional and practical support, one-to-one counselling, group support and advocacy.

nia is a member of Rape Crisis (England and Wales), an umbrella organisation supporting Rape Crisis Centres across the country. Rape Crisis is completely independent of the government and the criminal justice system.

 

Position: Lead Counsellor- East London Rape Crisis Service

Hours: 21 (working days Thursday & Friday & 1 additional day)

Funded: Currently funded until April 2016 with a possibility of extension

Salary: £17,099 (£28,499 pro rata)   

 

You will deliver one to one counselling to female survivors of sexual violence within a feminist framework. You will also work alongside the Counselling Manger to allocate referrals, review risk and manage waiting lists.  This post will also involve supporting the East London Rape Crisis Management team to meet outcome and output targets and further develop the counselling service. 

We’re looking for a highly organised and self-motivated woman who is passionate about ending male violence against women. You’ll have a ‘can-do’ approach and demonstrable commitment to nia’s feminist approach to supporting women and their children to be safer. You must be BACP or UKCP accredited and have experience of working with survivors of sexual violence. A qualification in therapeutic supervision and experience of delivering group work is desirable. 

To apply, visit our website and download a job profile and application pack.  CV’s will not be accepted.  Applications can be returned via email to administrator@niaendingviolence.org.uk or by post in a sealed envelope marked “Private & Confidential” to Rachel Evans, nia, P.O Box 58203, London, N1 3XP. 

 

Closing Date: Monday 6th May 2014

Interviews will be held in the week of the 12th May 2014 

 

The post is subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring check and open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).

Registered Charity No: 1037072 Company Limited by Guarantee No: 02673624

 

HOME GROUP

Support Coordinator – Level 3 (IDVA)

Slough – (Ref: 14053)

Permanent, Full Time (37.5 hpw)

Salary £19,040 to £20,720 per annum with the potential of rising to £25,200 per annum

So who is Home Group?

We are the UK’s largest provider of care and support services and also one of the UK’s top housing providers.  Many of our clients need more than a home and through our Stonham brand we work with almost 30,000 vulnerable people in over 500 supported housing, justice and health services each year.  

One size doesn’t fit all, so our clients lead their support every step of the way and this is reflected in our client satisfaction rating of 95%, with 78% experiencing a positive move-on and tenancy sustainment of 75%.

 

About the service

Slough Domestic Abuse Services provides support, information, advocacy and education for residents of Slough who are suffering or have suffered domestic abuse. SDAS offers a number of options dependent on the client's unique situation and needs. Options include accommodation-based support both within and outside the Borough, advocacy, advice and liaison on a one-to-one basis and group theraputic support. 

 

About the role

As one of three Independent Domestic Abuse Advisors, you will provide tailored one to one support to victims of domestic abuse living within the Slough area. Each situation is completely unique and you will develop safety and support plans according to the individal dynamics of each client you work with. You will be a primary point of contact for the victim, and support as an advocate, with a strong focus on multi-agency liasion, walking alongside your client on their pathway to safety.

This is a challeneging yet rewarding role working in the heart of a culturally diverse community.  CAADA IDVA Qualification or equivilent desirable, or a willingness to undertake essential.  On-going training and development tailored to role and service will be provided.

Due to the nature of this role a full driving licence and access to a car for work purposes is required.

 

Who we’re looking for

You will need a responsible and reliable attitude and be abe to manage sometimes challanging situations in a calm and appropriate manner.  You will have empathy with clients, empowering them by actively  contributing   to support and safety planning to achieve their aspirations and empower them to move forward to a life free from abuse. 

You will have an understanding of the issues facing those experiencing domestic abuse and you will have an opportunity to develop and continually strengthen your knowledge and skills in order to deliver an excellent service to clients. 

You will have good communication and IT skills  an ability to liaise  with internal and external  agencies and work well with other team members to best support clients.

Any offer of employment will be subject to a DBS disclosure, costs of which will be met by Home Group Ltd.

 

Our values

At Home Group, we live by our values every day through our colleagues to provide a great service to our clients and customers.  To be a success with us you’ll need to be 

Accountable (Don’t pass the buck – own it!), Commercial (Spending wisely and working creatively), Caring (Looking after one another) and Energised (Having a positive, can-do approach)

 

What we’ll give you

Our ‘My home package’ includes competitive salaries, performance related pay, a contributory occupational money-purchase pension scheme with life assurance and long terms disability insurance, 25 days paid holiday a year - rising by 1 day per year up to 30 days, with the ability to purchase an extra 5 days, salary sacrifice schemes including cycle, car and childcare vouchers.

 

To apply please complete the online application form.

Should you require the application form in an alternative format due to a disability, please emailrecruitment@homegroup.org.uk

Home Group Limited (Charitable I & P Society No. 22981R)

Closing date - Thursday, 24 April 2014

 


 

HOME GROUP

 

Support Coordinator – Level 3 

Slough – (Ref: 14052)

Permanent

Part Time (21 Hours)

Salary £19,040 to £25,200 per annum pro rata

 

So who is Home Group?

We are the UK’s largest provider of care and support services and also one of the UK’s top housing providers.  Many of our clients need more than a home and through our Stonham brand we work with almost 30,000 vulnerable people in over 500 supported housing, justice and health services each year.  

One size doesn’t fit all, so our clients lead their support every step of the way and this is reflected in our client satisfaction rating of 95%, with 78% experiencing a positive move-on and tenancy sustainment of 75%.

 

About the Service

Slough Domestic Abuse Services provides support, information, advocacy and education for residents of Slough who are suffering or have suffered domestic abuse. SDAS offers a number of options dependent on the client's unique situation and needs. Options include accommodation-based support both within and outside the Borough, advocacy, advice and liaison on a one-to-one basis and group therapeutic support. 

 

About the role

This is a bespoke role, working closely alongside departments within our local Borough Council and within the local community representing the SDAS Service and acting as a single point of contact.  You will offer Information, Advice and Guidance relating to domestic abuse to both clients and front-line professionals 

You will act as a first point of contact for those seeking support and make proactive contact with families who have been identified as needing support to encourage engagement with SDAS Services. You will also undertake brief interventions, including safety planning, crisis support and signposting where appropriate.

This role involves a high level of lone working and you will need a responsible and reliable attitude and be able to manage sometimes challenging situations in a calm and appropriate manner. 

You will have empathy with clients, empowering them by actively contributing   to support and safety planning to achieve their aspirations and empower them to move forward to a life free from abuse.

You must be flexible with regard to working hours as this service works on a rota basis. Due to the nature of this role a driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes is required 

 

Who we are looking for 

You will ideally hold an NVQ in Information, Advice and Guidance qualification at level 3 or 4. You will have an understanding of the issues facing those experiencing domestic abuse and you will have an opportunity to develop and continually strengthen your knowledge and skills in order to deliver an excellent service to clients 

You will have good communication and IT skills and the ability to liaise with internal and external agencies and work well with other team members to best support clients.  

Please note any offer of employment is subject to an Enhanced DBS the costs of which are met by the employer.

 

What we’ll give you

Our ‘My home package’ includes competitive salaries, performance related pay, a contributory occupational money-purchase pension scheme with life assurance and long terms disability insurance, 25 days paid holiday a year - rising by 1 day per year up to 30 days, with the ability to purchase an extra 5 days, salary sacrifice schemes including cycle and car.

We are passionate and committed to equality and valuing diversity and through inclusive and flexible working practices we provide equality of opportunity to everyone.

 

Closing date - Thursday, 24 April 2014

To apply please complete the online application form.

Should you require the application form in an alternative format due to a disability, please emailrecruitment@homegroup.org.uk

Home Group Limited (Charitable I & P Society No. 22981R)

 


HOME GROUP 

Support Coordinator – Level 3 (IAG)

Slough – (Ref: 14051)

Permanent, Full Time (37.5 hpw)

 

Salary £19,040 to £25,200 per annum

 

So who is Home Group?

We are the UK’s largest provider of care and support services and also one of the UK’s top housing providers.  Many of our clients need more than a home and through our Stonham brand we work with almost 30,000 vulnerable people in over 500 supported housing, justice and health services each year.  

One size doesn’t fit all, so our clients lead their support every step of the way and this is reflected in our client satisfaction rating of 95%, with 78% experiencing a positive move-on and tenancy sustainment of 75%.

 

About the service

Slough Domestic Abuse Services provides support, information, advocacy and education for residents of Slough who are suffering or have suffered domestic abuse. SDAS offers a number of options dependent on the client's unique situation and needs. Options include accommodation-based support both within and outside the Borough, advocacy, advice and liaison on a one-to-one basis and group therapeutic support.

 

About the role

This is a bespoke role, working closely alongside departments within our local Borough Council, representing the SDAS Service and acting as a single point of contact.  You will offer information, advice and guidance relating to domestic abuse to both clients and front-line professionals

You will act as a first point of contact for those seeking support and make proactive contact with families who have been identified as needing support to encouarge engagement with SDAS Services. You will also undertake brief interventions, including safety planning, crisis support and signposting where appropriate.

You will need to be flexible with regards to working hours as this role is on a rota basis. Due to the nature of the post a dfriving licenece and access to a car for work purposes is required.

 

Who we’re looking for

This role involves a high level of lone working and you will need a responsible and reliable attitude and be abe to manage sometimes challanging situations in a calm and appropriate manner.  You will have empathy with clients, empowering them by actively  contributing   to support and safety planning to achieve their aspirations and empower them to move forward to a life free from abuse. 

You will have an understanding of the issues facing those experiencing domestic abuse and you will have an opportunity to develop and continually strengthen your knowledge and skills in order to deliver an excellent service to clients. You will ideally hold an NVQ Information, Advice and Guidance qualification at level 3 or 4 

You will have good communication and IT skills  an ability to liaise  with internal and external  agencies and work well with other team members to best support clients.

Any offer of employment will be subject to a DBS disclosure, costs of which will be met by Home Group Ltd.

 

Our values

At Home Group, we live by our values every day through our colleagues to provide a great service to our clients and customers.  To be a success with us you’ll need to be 

Accountable (Don’t pass the buck – own it!), Commercial (Spending wisely and working creatively), Caring (Looking after one another) and Energised (Having a positive, can-do approach)

 

What we’ll give you

Our ‘My home package’ includes competitive salaries, performance related pay, a contributory occupational money-purchase pension scheme with life assurance and long terms disability insurance, 25 days paid holiday a year - rising by 1 day per year up to 30 days, with the ability to purchase an extra 5 days, salary sacrifice schemes including cycle, car and childcare vouchers.

 

Closing date - Thursday, 24 April 2014

To apply please complete the online application form.

Should you require the application form in an alternative format due to a disability, please emailrecruitment@homegroup.org.uk

Home Group Limited (Charitable I & P Society No. 22981R)

                                                         

 


 

Trustee

Wycombe Women’s Aid wishes to appoint up to 3 new trustees. We are a registered charity working in the Wycombe, South Bucks and Chiltern Districts of Buckinghamshire.  We work with women and children who are experiencing or trying to escape domestic violence and who are dealing with its effects and consequences.

We provide support to women and children experiencing the effects of domestic violence by offering safe, temporary and emergency accommodation as well as practical and emotional support within the refuge and through Outreach in the local community. This is achieved using an equal opportunities approach based on a feminist and holistic philosophy.

We are looking for three women who have experience and skills in any of the following areas: -

Social Care

Police

Working in a charity

Experience of fundraising and an insight or understanding of domestic violence (or a willingness to learn) would also be beneficial. An induction programme and charity governance training will be provided for the successful applicants.

We meet once a month (evening) and trustees are also encouraged to share advice and experience in support of the Director’s lead role in managing the day to day operations of the organisation. 

These posts are open to women only. (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1).

 

Further information about the organisation can be found at

www.wycombewomensaid.org.uk 

 

To register interest or to arrange an informal chat with one of our trustees please contact us using the Contact Us form on our website:

www.wycombewomensaid.org.uk/contact-us/ 

 


SOLACE WOMEN'S AID

 

Family Support Worker – Lambeth

Solace Women’s Aid is dedicated to providing a full range of services for women and their children, enabling them to live lives free from domestic and sexual violence.   

We are looking for experienced and flexible Family Support worker to provide individual and group support to children/young people (0-16 years) and their parents/carers living in our refuges/recently resettled.  You will have experience in undertaking observations and completing assessment of children and/or families needs and organising follow-up support. You will be working with a service user group in a multi racial setting. You will be joining a welcoming and supportive team of professionals and will benefit from ongoing supervision, training and professional development.  

NVQ Level 3 or equivalent is essential to this post.  

 

Salary: £25,515 (unqualified) £27,009 (qualified) 

Hours: 37.5 hrs pw 

Contract: Permanent 

 

Closing Date: Monday 21st April (Midday)  

Interview Dates: Tuesday 6th May 2014 

 

For an application pack (no CVs) please download application form and JD from our website www.solacewomensaid.org and return your completed application to recruitment@solacewomensaid.org. Tel: 020 7619 1350

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 

Posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and open to women only. (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1)

No agencies 

 


SOLACE WOMEN'S AID

Director of Finance and Resources 

Solace Women’s Aid, a charity with an annual turnover of £6.5 million is looking to appoint a Director of Finance and Resources. Solace primarily supports women and children affected by domestic and sexual abuse. 

You will be line managing the Finance Manager, and through her the finance team, with oversight on all aspects of internal and external financial management, including Budget Preparation, Month/Year End and business development. In addition, you will be a member of the Senior Management Team and provide strategic financial advice to the team, CEO and Trustee Board to help continue to drive the organisation forward.

You will look to make improvements to internal controls and accounting practices, including driving improved Management Accounting across the organisation.

You will be a fully Qualified Accountant with significant experience of operating at a senior level within a non-profit organisation. You will be flexible in your work, and comfortable working with a variety of stakeholders. You will also have demonstrable leadership and team management skills, with a track record of driving through finance improvements within a similar organisation.

You will also line manage the resources team, taking responsibility for the management of our buildings and all external contracts for IT and telephony etc .  

If you would like a further discussion about this opportunity, please contact: m.giles@solacewomensaid.org

 

Salary: £50,000 +

Hours: 37.5 

Contract: Permanent 

 

Closing date for completed applications:  Monday 28th April (9am)

 Interviews will take place in the week beginning 5th May 2014 

 

For an application pack (no CVs) please download application form and JD from our website www.solacewomensaid.org and return your completed application to recruitment@solacewomensaid.org. Tel: 020 7619 1350

Solace Women’s Aid is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This position is open to women only. We welcome applications from Black and Minority Ethnic Women as they are currently under-represented in our senior management team.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 

Posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and open to women only. (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1)

No agencies 

 

 


NOTTINGHAMSHIRE WOMEN’S AID LTD

Offering choices…..Improving lives.      

 

Female Community Services Co-ordinator (one year maternity cover)

28 hours per week, £27,052 pa pro rata for part time, plus pension contribution

To take management responsibility for the delivery and development of Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid community projects including: Supported Housing Scheme, Floating Support/Sanctuary Support service, Outreach service, Women’s Safety Work and IDVA service, including court IDVA.  Ensuring the projects work and develop within Women’s Aid Federation (WAFE) aims and principles and Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid feminist ethos,  ensuring the  high quality standards already achieved with Investors in People and CAADA Leading Lights Accreditation are maintained. Partnership work is essential to the success of this role. A full driving licence and use of a car is essential. It is a requirement of this role on a rota basis to be on call for managers.

Closing date: 12 noon 1 May 2014 Interview Date to be confirmed

 

Female Children’s Outreach Worker – North Nottinghamshire

Minimum 18 hours per week with the possibility of additional hours, salary £20,858 - £21,519 pa pro rata for part time, plus pension contribution 

You will be required to provide individual and family support packages for children and their mothers ensuring that they have opportunities to work through their experiences of living with and leaving domestic violence and that they and their mother have access to services in the community which will promote children’s health and development, educational attendance and attainment. To deliver healthy relationship and domestic violence awareness packages within schools to educate young people and enable them to make informed choices. To deliver group work to women, children and young people affected by domestic violence. A full driving licence and use of a car is essential.

Closing date: 12 noon 30 April 2014 Interview Date to be confirmed    

 

Female Floating Support/Outreach Worker – North Nottinghamshire 

Minimum hours 18 per week, with the possibility of additional hours salary £20,858-£21,519 pa pro rata for part time, plus pension contribution

We are looking to recruit to the Floating Support team someone who can demonstrate a strong understanding of the impact of domestic abuse on women and children. You will be self motivated and flexible to meet the practical and emotional needs of service users, providing a tailored service individually and as part of the Sanctuary Partnership.  A full driving licence and use of a car is essential.

Closing date: 12 noon 6 May 2014 Interview Date to be confirmed

 

Female Refuge Support Worker (Bassetlaw) 20 hours per week

£22,221 pa pro rata for part time, plus pension contribution.

The successful person will have an understanding of the effects of domestic abuse on women, young people and children and be committed to working in a non-discriminatory manner.  You will be self motivated, flexible and able to work under pressure.  You must be able to work on your own initiative and as part of a team.  The ability to deal with sensitive and confidential information is essential as is experience of working with women, young people and children in a support setting.  You will be required to work flexibly, including  evening and weekend working and out of hours on a rota basis.  A full driving licence and use of a car is essential.

Closing date: 12 noon 7 May 2014

 

Female Finance and Administration Team Leader

24 - 28 hours per week £22,958 pa pro rata for part time, plus pension contribution.

Based at The Farr Centre, Chapel Walk, Worksop.  You will be part of a team of four workers who are responsible for providing financial and administrative support for the whole organisation.  The role will involve working within charity guidelines to ensure the upkeep of office systems and financial records are timely and accurate.  You will have relevant experience of budget setting with excellent ICT skills including word processing, spreadsheets and databases.  Familiarity with the “QuickBooks” accounting package would be an advantage. Familiarity of Sage Payroll and the AAT qualification is essential. A full driving licence and use of a car is essential.

Closing date: 12 noon 19 May 2014   Interview Date to be confirmed          

 

Female Finance and Administration Worker

18 hours per week £19,621 pa pro rata for part time, plus pension contribution.

Based at the Farr Centre, Chapel Walk, Worksop.  You will be part of a team of four workers who are responsible for providing financial and administrative support for the whole organisation.  The role will involve working within charity guidelines to ensure the upkeep of office systems and financial records are timely and accurate.  You will have relevant experience of budget setting with excellent ICT skills including word processing, spreadsheets and databases.  Familiarity with the “Quickbooks” accounting package and Sage Payroll would be an advantage.  The AAT qualification would also be desirable. A full driving licence and use of a car is essential.

Closing date: 12 noon 19 May 2014          Interview Date to be confirmed   

 

Volunteer Female Crèche Workers 

Relevant NVQ level 2 is a minimum requirement. Support and training provided.

To apply for this volunteering position please email enquires@nottswa.org for further information

 

Due to the current funding pressures these posts may be subject to the availability of funding.

 

All posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act, will be subject to relevant Disclosure and Barring Scheme checks and are open to women only. 

Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1 

Application packs can be obtained by either email: recruitment@nottswa.org, or via our website www.nottswa.org or in writing, enclosing an A4 90p stamped self addressed envelope for each application pack requested to: Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid Ltd, Recruitment Chapel Walk, Westgate, Worksop, S80 1LR

 

CV’s will not be accepted.

Charity Number 513843

 

 


Fylde Coast Women’s Aid

Fylde Coast Women’s Aid is a registered charity based in Blackpool providing domestic abuse services across the Fylde Coast. FCWA provides crisis intervention, risk assessment, advocacy and support for women and their children experiencing domestic and sexual violence.

We now have an exciting opportunity to join our team. We are looking to recruit a self-motivated and experienced professional who would be committed to making a difference to the lives of women and children: 

Female* Assistant Manager 

Fixed term to March 2015 (with continuation subject to funding)

Salary £25,000 - £27,000 per annum

Working hours: 37 hours per week, weekdays, plus occasional out-of-hours’ work

This post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010. 

The Assistant Manager will work as part of the FCWA team to deliver the organisation’s strategic plans, with a particular focus on financial and human resources management and business development. As an experienced manager with a proven track record of leadership in the voluntary sector, the post-holder will confident in financial management and experience of using HR management systems, be proactive, strategic and an excellent communicator. They will ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of the organisation’s core business and be responsible for performance management and personnel systems, contract compliance, evaluation and quality assurance. 

To apply: please download the application form and Job Description from our website at www.fcwa.co.uk

Completed applications should be emailed to manager@fcwa.co.uk or posted marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to: Tina Hibbard, Service Manager, PO Box 33, Blackpool, FY3 9GZ.

Closing Date:  Friday 25th April 12 noon

 

 

 


 

 

WEST MERCIA WOMEN’S AID

[Charity No 1078496]

 

Support Worker

37 hours per week (Worcester)

Salary £19,380 p.a.

 

As a Support Worker with West Mercia Women’s Aid you can expect to be part of a dedicated team, providing individual advocacy and support to women and children experiencing domestic abuse who call the helpline, who are living temporarily in a WMWA refuge, or living in the community.

 

Key Tasks:

Providing advocacy and support to women and children affected by domestic abuse

To carry out and record an assessment of needs and risk for each family

To implement a structured support and safety planning programme with each family to deliver agreed outcomes 

To work in collaboration with other agencies and to facilitate joint working.

Postholders will need to demonstrate A-level standard of education or equivalent

Postholders will need to demonstrate experience of advocacy and support work with vulnerable people, including delivering support by telephone 

 

The role requires knowledge and understanding of domestic abuse issues and the needs of women and children affected by it.

Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the values of empowerment and equality 

 

Download an application pack at: http://www.westmerciawomensaid.org/jobs-volunteering

 

Closing date for submitting applications: 21st April 2014

Interviews will be conducted: w/c 28th April 2014

 

All posts are open to women only – in accordance with The Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1

All posts are subject to Enhanced CRB checks & satisfactory references

WMWA values diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community

 

 


WEST MERCIA WOMEN’S AID

[Charity No 1078496]

 

Independent Domestic Violence Advisor

37 hours per week (Shropshire)

Salary £22,500 p.a.

 

The WMWA IDVA service provides proactive, independent domestic abuse support to women identified and assessed as “High Risk”.

 

Key Tasks

To work with victims of domestic abuse assessed as being at high risk, providing crisis support, safety planning and advocacy.

To participate in the care plan of victims referred to the local Multi-agency Risk Assessment (MARAC).

To support women through the criminal justice system.

To work within a multi-agency environment to achieve positive outcomes for women accessing support.

 

The successful candidate will have a thorough knowledge of domestic abuse issues and experience of safety planning & options available to high risk victims.  

 

CAADA qualification or ability to complete CAADA training is a requirement of the post.

Download an application pack at: http://www.westmerciawomensaid.org/jobs-volunteering

 

Closing date for submitting applications: 21st April 2014

Interviews will be conducted: w/c 28th April 2014

 

All posts are open to women only – in accordance with The Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1

All posts are subject to Enhanced CRB checks & satisfactory references

 

WMWA values diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community

 

 


 

STAFFORDSHIRE WOMEN’S AID

Position: Volunteer Board Members/Treasurer

Are you looking for a new challenge?  The opportunity to build on your skills and experiences and to make a positive contribution towards supporting women and children living with, escaping or recovering from the effects of Domestic and Sexual Violence in the local community. 

We are a dynamic women’s organisation with an excellent reputation for our work in Staffordshire spanning nearly 40 years. We are looking to recruit women from all backgrounds with skills which will help us to manage and govern our Charity. We are also looking to recruit a new Treasurer, who would be expected to have an interest/knowledge in Charity financial management.

We are looking for committed and enthusiastic women to join our Board of Trustees.  We encourage women who have an understanding of the Violence Against Women and Girls Agenda to apply, and we are also looking for commitment to our aims and principles. 

If you would like to know more about our organisation and are interested in this voluntary role, please write to Staffordshire Women’s Aid, PO Box 2387, Stafford, ST16 3WS.  Alternatively, please telephone 0870 2700 123 or email enquiries@staffordshirewomensaid.org for an application pack.

 

Closing Date: On-going

Due to the nature of our work, all posts are exempt from the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, section 7(2) (d+e).  Only women should apply

 

 


EAST SURREY DOMESTIC ABUSE SERVICES

(Registered Charity No. 1092643)

 

Providing Outreach & Associated Services to Survivors of Domestic Abuse in Reigate & Banstead, Tandridge and Mole Valley

We offer the following post, which is subject to Section 7(2)(e) of the Sex Discrimination Act (Women Only) Our premises are situated in Redhill but you will also work away from the office.

 

DOMESTIC ABUSE OUTREACH WORKER

£21,000-£22,250 (dependent upon experience) for 35 hours per week

You will join an innovative, highly motivated, professional team and will be required to work directly with individual clients and liaise with other agencies and organisations such as the police, housing, health, social care and legal services. It is essential that you have an ability to listen, to communicate empathetically, are non-judgemental and are aware of the importance of confidentiality. Experience of working with survivors of domestic abuse, and/or CAADA Independent Domestic Violence Adviser training qualification or equivalent is essential. Training and induction will be provided and we actively encourage the continuous personal development of all our staff. A current driving licence and use of a car is essential.

 

For further information and/or an application pack telephone 01737 771350 or email leigh@esdas.org.uk.

 

Closing date for applications: noon on Wednesday 16th April 2014.

Interview date: Friday 25th April 2014 in Redhill

 

 

 


nia

East London Rape Crisis Service provides free, confidential specialist help for women and girls who have been raped or experienced any other form of sexual violence.  

The women who work and volunteer at ELRC offer confidential and independent support.  Services include emotional and practical support, one-to-one counselling, group support and advocacy.

nia is a member of Rape Crisis (England and Wales), an umbrella organisation supporting Rape Crisis Centres across the country. Rape Crisis is completely independent of the government and the criminal justice system.

We are seeking to recruit to the following post:

 

Young Women and Girls Advocate 

Hours: 35

Salary: £25,301- £26,928

Fixed term until March 2015

 

nia are in the final year of three year funding from the Home Office for two posts to work with young women and girls who are at risk of or have experienced sexual violence. The Advocates will provide one to one advocacy and group work to young women and girls in Waltham Forest and Barking and Dagenham. Experience of working with young women is essential.

We’re looking for a highly organised and self-motivated woman who is passionate about ending violence against women.  You’ll have a ‘can-do’ approach and demonstrable commitment to nia’s feminist approach to supporting women and their children to be safer.

To apply, please visit our website www.niaendingviolence.org.uk  and download a job profile and application pack.  CV’s will not be accepted.  Applications can be returned via email to administrator@niaendingviolence.org.uk or by post in a sealed envelope marked “Private & Confidential” to Rachel Evans, nia, P.O Box 58203, London, N1 3XP. 

 

Closing Date: 5pm, 22 April 2014 

Interviews will be held on Friday 2 May 2014 

 

The post is subject to an enhanced vetting and barring check and open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).

 

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