Remember you are not alone - domestic abuse can happen to anyone no matter your age, race, class, culture, disability, gender, sexuality or lifestyle.

About us:

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 with 28% of our staff coming from BAME and 20% from LGBT communities. We span the generations with 11% of staff being aged 18-24 and 25% aged 55-64. 11% of staff identify as having a disability.

Our staff, volunteers and service users have recently 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

About You:

You will be a qualified therapist and 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 to children and young people (CYP) and their families.

About the role:

The role is subject to a DBS check and we seek 2 x references, 1 of whom must be your current employer if applicable

Children and Young People Team - Therapeutic Lead – 1 role available

This role has been assessed and confirmed as open to women only under the Equality Act 2010, schedule 9, part 1

We are seeking a therapeutic lead, for our CYP team, with 3 years post-qualifying experience as a children’s counsellor or psychotherapist and knowledge of the domestic violence and abuse sector, which will be essential to undertake the role of leading and developing our CYP service.  At all times remaining trauma informed the therapeutic lead will coordinate the allocation and delivery of support by a committed group of staff and volunteers; provide supervision, case management support and training for our CYP Service staff; hold a small case load of children and young people who have experienced the trauma of domestic violence and abuse; work closely with our senior management team to contribute to the development of policy and practice.  There will be a requirement to identify funding opportunities to ensure the growth of the service across Manchester and wider geographical area, promoting and providing for the needs of children and young people and their families.

If this is you, please apply today. If you would like to speak to someone for further details before applying, please contact Christie Webster on 07432 719 771 or

Hours of work: 35 per week

Salary: £33,139 per annum

Duration: Permanent (subject to continued funding)

Annual Leave: 25 days plus Bank Holidays, pro rata for part-time workers

To Apply: Application packs can be downloaded from below or a copy can be obtained by emailing:

Application forms should be returned to:  by 12.00 pm 28th July  2021. Interviews will be held on 12th August 2021. If you have not heard from us by 8th August 2021, your application has been unsuccessful.



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