Hours: 37 per week
Pay Scale: NJC Scale 6; SCP26 £23,866 - £25,463
Closing Date: Midnight 30th November 2018
Interviews will beheld week commencing 10th December 2018
Do you have what it takes to help improve responses to domestic abuse within our community?
We require a Domestic Abuse Community Development Worker to support delivery of our early intervention and prevention work. This is a full time (37 hours) post. We will consider job share and secondment opportunities.
Based in central Middlesbrough, we provide specialist services to increase the safety of women and their children. Our frontline responsive service supports on average over 1000 women each year through practical and emotional support, therapeutic interventions.
This year My Sister's Place established our first charity shop in Captain Cook Square, the shop has a focus for early intervention and prevention advice and signposting and is supported by a team of dedicated volunteers. The charity has a growing volunteer programme including opportunities through our charity shop/community hub approach, fundraising and core services.
The organisation is piloting the ' Change That lasts Ask Me' project, an exciting new response to domestic abuse that will widen the opportunities for survivors to access help in their local communities.
The successful candidate will:
Experience of this role doesn't need to come from previous paid work and could be from volunteer roles or from relevant transferable skills.
My Sisters Place is committed to equality and valuing diversity. We particularly encourage application from women from black and minority ethnic communities, people under represented in similar roles and people without university degrees who have the skills described in the person specification. Women only need apply under schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.
Application forms are downloadable from the Sector1 website and can be submitted electronically to [email protected]