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Dear, Idea makers, Boundary Pushers, Problem Solvers, and Forward Thinkers! Are you looking for a rewarding role where every day is different?

The Pankhurst Trust brings together Manchester Women’s Aid and the Pankhurst Centre. We work together to ensure the story of the women who won the vote continues to inspire us all, and to ensure that those suffering from domestic violence and abuse get the confidential help they need. We are a group of female champions, empowering women across Manchester and beyond.

If you have a big heart and take pride in making a difference, you may have just stumbled upon your dream role!

But first, what’s in it for you?

  • A competitive salary of £21,262- £23,014 per annum, pro rata
  • A flexible working week of 17.5 hours
  • A generous annual leave entitlement of 25 days plus bank holidays per annum, pro rata
  • The opportunity to purchase additional annual leave
  • Enhanced sick pay, and family leave and pay
  • Above market average pension
  • A fully funded Enhanced DBS check
  • An Employee Assistance programme to support your wellbeing, along with external clinical supervisions where applicable
  • Investment and commitment to your ongoing Training and Development

If that wasn’t enough, we’ll also celebrate your Birthday with you (after a qualifying period) and let you take the day off, as well as allowing one day a year of paid volunteering.

As a Business Support Officer (we call them BSO here) you will:

  • Be responsible for providing administration support to the MiDASS* project team to include, printing, photocopying, filing, producing letters
  • Organising and scheduling events including trainings and meetings, setting up rooms and making travel arrangements as required
  • Support the MiDASS team with data collection, input and evaluation, and producing reports as required.      
  • Be an active contributor on either the Digital Media Group which maintains and develops our website and social media platforms OR the Wellbeing Group, an employee-led group that provides a newsletter and arranges wellbeing activity for staff

* MiDASS ( Midwifery Domestic Abuse Support Service)

To be successful as our Business Support Officer you will need to have:

  • A minimum of GCSE grade 4 or equivalent in English and Mathematics or equivalent work experience
  • A relevant administration qualification e.g. Business Administration level 2/3
  • Experience in creating and maintaining spreadsheets, letters and publications

We encourage applications from all sections of the community as we want to reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work. This is a fabulous opportunity to work with some wonderful teams and truly inspiring women, and as such, please note that this role has been assessed and confirmed as open to women only under the Equality Act 2010, schedule 9, part 1.

To apply for the role of Business Support Officer:

An application pack can be downloaded from below or a copy can be obtained by emailing:  

Application forms should be returned to:

If you are passionate about working with vulnerable women as a Business Support Officer, then apply NOW! For further information on being a Business Support Officer please call us on 0161 820 8414, or why not visit our wonderful museum?

Please note, previous applicants need not apply.


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