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 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. You will be the organisation’s operational lead for the case management system, ensuring that it is effectively embedded within practice. You will require excellent IT skills, the ability to analyse and communicate data and enjoy working across and with different groups of people and teams.
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.
Practitioner and Trainer MiDASS – 1 Role
The post holder will be responsible for delivering domestic violence and abuse (DVA) training to health professionals working with pre and post-natal women within a maternity hospital setting to improve their understanding of domestic violence and abuse (DVA) and to increase the numbers of victims identified and referred for support. The post holder will provide risk assessment, holistic support and advocacy for the individuals referred by the participating maternity hospital professionals.
Other responsibilities will include delivering effective DVA awareness training to clinical and non-clinical staff members based within a maternity hospital setting and providing effective one to one support, advice, information and advocacy to pregnant women and new mothers who are experiencing or who have experienced DVA as they are referred from participating maternity hospital departments. You will also maintain awareness of safeguarding and complete Early Help assessment or social services referrals as a matter of urgency.
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: £24 868 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 below or a copy obtained by emailing:
Application forms should be returned to: email@example.com by midnight 28th May 2021. Interviews will be on 21st June 2021.
For information in alternative formats (for example, in braille, large print or an electronic format), please email firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also contact us by telephone on 0161 820 8411