Outreach worker, Reading – closed

BWA works to enable people living with the devastating impact of domestic abuse to see and make choices about their future and to rebuild safe and strong lives, free from abuse. We are a registered charity and company limited by guarantee.

We are looking to recruit a committed Outreach Worker, based in Reading to provide support, risk assessment, information and advocacy to clients who have experienced domestic abuse. Your role is to empower our clients, keeping the safety of them and their children central to our interventions. We are looking for an individual who is able to work in a fast-paced environment and is committed to building strong relationships with a wide range of professional agencies.

For the above vacancy, the ideal candidate will have experience of working in a confidential and safeguarding environment, and have an understanding of domestic abuse and its impact on families.

Additional information
  • An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful candidate for this role.
  • A full driving license and access to transport is desirable.
  • This post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.
Address Line 1
PO Box 413
Town
Reading
Postcode
RG1 8XL
Contract type
Full timeTemporary, Contract, or Project
Location
Greater Reading
Salary
£19,854
Contact
Helen Pegg, Office Manager
Main contact telephone
0118 950 0182
How to apply
  • For an application pack for this role, please contact info@bwaid.org.uk or call 0118 9500182. No CVs will be accepted and no agencies.
  • NB please note that the closing date for this post is open. Suitable candidates will be invited to interview as their applications are received and the first suitable candidate will be recruited. Please disregard the closing date given below.
Open for applications from
22 September 2020
Closing date for applications
12 October 2020
Will my application be acknowledged?
We regret that we will only be able to acknowledge applications from shortlisted candidates