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
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 roles:
We have been successful in securing 3 x new projects and need additional staff and volunteers to deliver them. We welcome applications from people seeking part-time (17.5 hours) work as well as full-time (35). All roles are subject to a DBS check and we seek 2 x references, 1 of whom must be your current employer if applicable.
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Housing Worker – 1 Role
You will be responsible for income collection across the refuge estates and ensuring financial resilience and promoting economic independence amongst service users. You will be the organisation’s champion on Welfare Benefits and personal debt adviser, providing support to both service users and staff. You will develop effective partnerships with relevant local authorities and other agencies to facilitate the best service for residents. You will advocate for residents and support them regarding their housing status and benefit applications whilst also managing their tenancy compliance.
This role has been assessed and confirmed as open to women only under the Equality Act 2010, schedule 9, part 1
Hours of work: We will consider 17.5 hours and 35 per week
Salary: £18 434 per annum full time (Pro rata for part time workers)
Duration: permanent (subject to funding)
Annual Leave: 25 days plus Bank Holidays, pro rata for part-time workers
To Apply: Application packs can be downloaded below or a copy obtained by emailing: email@example.com
Application forms should be returned to: firstname.lastname@example.org by midday on 2nd July 2021 and interviews will be on 9th July 2021.
For information in alternative formats (for example, in braille, large print or an electronic format), please email email@example.com
You can also contact us by telephone on: 0161 820 8414.