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

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 £31,604 to £33,454 per annum
  • A flexible working week of 35 hours
  • A generous annual leave entitlement of 25 days plus bank holidays
  • 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 Project Manager, you will:

  • Lead and promote the ADVISE project* building and maintaining effective relationships with sexual health teams and to recruit local sexual health clinics to participate in the programme
  • Provide in-house training for sexual health clinic staff teams on understanding, recognising, and responding to domestic abuse
  • Encourage sexual health clinic staff teams to ask patients about their experiences and provide ongoing specialist advice and support
  • Manage a team of staff, overseeing all aspects of operations and working collaboratively with internal and external partners to enable the achievement of PTMWA's Mission, Vision, and Strategic Plan

To be successful as a Project Manager you will need to:

  • Have a minimum of GCSE or equivalent in English and Mathematics
  • Have a Line Management qualification e.g., ILM or recent relevant experience
  • Recent significant experience of undertaking direct work with vulnerable people
  • An understanding of risk and needs assessments and support planning
  • An excellent level of understanding of the nature and impact of direct and indirect discrimination
  • An excellent working knowledge of statutory and legal provisions around domestic abuse, health and safety, and safeguarding vulnerable adults and children
  • Knowledge of case management systems
  • Understanding and awareness of child protection, vulnerable adult’s protection and safeguarding
  • Experience of delivering training to professionals
  • An understanding of how to make safeguarding referrals.
  • Be an excellent communicator both written and spoken, and be an empathetic team player
  • Have excellent levels of numeracy, literacy, report writing and IT skills

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 Project Manager:

An application pack can be downloaded from 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 Project Manager, then apply NOW! For further information on being a Domestic Abuse Worker please call us on 0161 820 8414, or why not visit our wonderful museum?

Previous applicants need not apply.



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