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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 £23,022 to £23,954 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 Youth Engagement Worker, you will:


  • Support the next generation of young working-class campaigners to lead change across Greater Manager
  • Working in partnership with RECLAIM, you will connect young people with both National, and International Women's movements
  • Working in partnership with RECLAIM, you will work on the #FullTimeFierce programme supporting a cohort of your campaigners to get to grips with the world around them, whilst figuring out how to change it
  • Leverage support from specialist facilitators from both the Pankhurst Trust and other relevant agencies to deliver a range of training activities and workshops
  • Recruit, onboard, and engage with student cohorts
  • Secure and train a cohort of skilled mentors as required
  • Co-delivering evening and weekend group sessions and arranging workshops and activities, taking responsibility for young people's safeguarding whilst on the programme

To be successful as a Youth Engagement Worker you will need to:

  • Have a minimum of GCSE or equivalent in English and Mathematics
  • Having a relevant professional qualification such as NVQ in Health and Social Care or Youth Work would be an advantage.

  • Have recent and significant experience of undertaking direct work with young people in a 1-to-1 or group work setting

  • Have a strong understanding of the social, cultural, and economic barriers working class people face today

  • Have experience of working with young people in a pastoral care and development role

  • Have 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

  • Enjoy being flexible in your job role, working on projects, campaigns, leading sessions in School's and in the community, and working in partnership with RECLAIM.


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 Youth Engagement Worker:

Please download the application pack below. 

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?


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