Support Worker

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
NJC Scale point 27 - £24,174 pro rata
20 Nov 2018
12 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Women’s Aid Integrated Services

Serenity Refuge Support Worker and Serenity Refuge Children’s Support Worker

Location: South of the County
Hours per week: 18.5 (Support Worker)
Salary: NJC Scale point 27 - £24,174 pro rata –
Contract: March 2020
Closing date: 9am 12th December 2018
Interviews: 19th December 2018

Hours per week: 18.5 (Children’s Support Worker)
Salary: NJC Scale point 25 - £22,658 pro rata
Contract: March 2020
Closing date: 9am 11th December 2018
Interviews: Week Commencing 17th December 2018

Here at WAIS, what we do is really important. We save lives. In the UK 1 in 3 women will experience domestic abuse in their lifetime and in Nottingham we’re here to support those women and children experiencing or escaping it.

We’re looking for a proactive, dynamic and solution-focussed individuals to provide support to women and children in our dispersed refuge accommodation. The Support Workers’ will be responsible for the support of women and children within the dispersed refuge and assisting in the day to day running of the refuge service. The support worker will be expected to take all reasonable steps to ensure that the work with the women and children meets their individual needs as appropriate with regard to families’ cultural, religious backgrounds, any special needs and to actively combat stereotypes.

We’re the sixth largest accredited domestic abuse charity in England. We’ve been around for almost 40 years and in that time we’ve built up a real depth of knowledge. We currently have 85 employees and an annual turnover in the region of £2m.

WAIS is an ambitious and resourceful charity, passionate about helping women and their children move forward to live their lives free from abuse. In a year, we answer around 10,000 calls on our helpline, support over 6,000 women and 260 children.

The role

As a member of the Serenity Team, you’ll work closely with two other team members and a Manager to deliver safe temporary accommodation to women and their children across 6 properties.

It is an occupational requirement that applications are open to women only,
as permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1, of the Equality Act 2010. WAIS is committed to equality and diversity and encourages applicants from BME,
lesbian or bisexual backgrounds.

In our annual staff survey, 95% of our employees would recommend WAIS as an employer, 98% stated that they feel proud to work for WAIS while 100% consider that WAIS is an inclusive organisation that values diversity.

Download our application pack here

Unfortunately we can’t accept CVs.