Outreach Support Worker

Organisation: Cambridge Women's Aid

Cambridge Women’s Aid exists to make a positive change in the lives of women and children escaping domestic abuse

Full time Outreach Support Worker  wanted to provide practical and emotional support to women affected by domestic abuse.

You will understand the dynamics and impact of domestic violence/abuse and how best to support survivors. Knowledge of help available to survivors of abuse is needed plus the ability to develop supportive relationships with women whilst maintaining professional boundaries.

This post is fixed term for a minimum of one year. It is based in Cambridge City with some travel across the county and is paid at NJC pay scale 26-30, £23,866 - £27,358 p.a for a 37 hour week plus a 5% pension contribution.

CWA is committed to quality, equality and valuing diversity. We would like to encourage applications from people from minoritised and racialised communities, people under-represented in similar roles and people without university degrees, who have the skills described in the person specifications for the roles. Women only need apply under schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.

Registered charity No. 1137602. Member of Women’s Aid Federation (England).

 A company limited by guarantee registered in England No. 7263026

Contact details:

Application packs can be downloaded from the news section of our website www.cambridgewa.org.uk

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Thursday 14 February 2019

Interview date:  Monday 25 February 2019