We are looking for a new team member!

Women Making Changes Project Worker

Fixed term contract until May 31st 2021

19 Hours per week (pro rata)

SCALE 26-28 £23 166 – to £24 717

The post is funded by The Big Lottery through their “Help Through Crisis” grant over 5 years.

As part of the Women Making Changes team you will be expected to have knowledge of a range of issues that impact on women of all ages. They will include, Homelessness, Financial Hardship, Asylum Seeking, Dementia Drug & Alcohol use/abuse Domestic Abuse, Mental Ill Health and Physical Health, Eating Disorders/ Self Harming.

Personal and job related skills will include:-

  • Experience in advocacy work and managing a complex caseload
  • Experience of supporting people with multiple complex issues and working with competing demands
  • Knowledge of the impact on women of children being removed/legal access
  • Knowledge of entitlements to access all types of benefit and support for hearings both benefit and legal re custody to assist with the completion of assessment forms
  • The ability to speak community languages
  • Experience of effective multiagency working

We are an organisation that promotes safeguarding practice across all our service delivery, staff and volunteer recruitment.

Closing Date: 9 am Friday 2nd June 2017

Interviews: Friday 16th June 2017

For an informal discussion please contact Jo Jobling on 01422 386547 or 07770125336

For more information about the above posts visit www.womencentre.org.uk/jobs  where an application pack can be downloaded.

Application packs can be collected from reception at WomenCentre, 23 Silver Street, Halifax, HX1 1JN

This post is open to women only – Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1 applies

www.womencentre.org.uk

Company number: 06084795  Charity number: 1118366

Recruitment – Women Making Changes