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, c31% of our staff identify as BME, c12% as LGBT+. We span the generations with c11% of staff being aged 18-24 and 25% aged 55-64. And, c11% of staff 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
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
ADViSE (Assessing for Domestic Violence and Abuse in Sexual Health)
Advocate Educator – 1 role available
The purpose of this position is:
- To promote the ADViSE programme, to build and maintain effective relationships with sexual health teams, and to recruit local sexual health clinics to participate in the ADViSE programme
- To provide in-house training for sexual health teams on understanding, recognising and responding to domestic and sexual violence and abuse (DSVA)
- To provide ongoing specialist advice and support around DSVA to sexual health teams
- To encourage sexual health professionals to ask patients about their experience of abuse and respond, record, safety check and refer
- To provide specialist, individual and needs-led DSVA advocacy and support to female and male patients who are or have been affected by DSVA who are referred from participating clinics and to provide onward referrals where appropriate
- To provide feedback on case outcomes to referring clinicians
- To collect and collate performance and monitoring data for reporting purposes and also with a view to further embedding and developing the ADViSE programme locally.
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
Salary: £27 741.00 per annum
Duration: Fixed Term for 12 months
Annual Leave: 25 days plus Bank Holidays
To Apply: Application packs can be downloaded from below or a copy obtained by emailing:
Application forms should be returned to: by 9 .00 am 1st November 2021. Interviews will be held on 12th November 2021 and 15th November 2021.
For information you can also contact us by telephone on: 0161 820 8414.