Asian Specialist Refuge Worker (Reading based) – closing date 22 December 2023

We are looking to recruit a committed Asian Specialist Refuge Worker, based in Reading to provide support, information and advocacy to Asian women and children in our refuges who have fled domestic abuse. Your role is to empower survivors, keeping the safety of them and their children central to our services and you will work as part of a team to ensure they have a safe and welcoming temporary home that meets their cultural needs when they need it. 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. Although based in our Reading refuge, the role will work as part of the refuge team to cover services across Bracknell and Wokingham when needed.

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.

Further information

An enhanced DBS check will be required.

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
Contract type
Part timePermanent
Greater Reading
£11,760 per annum pro rata (FTE £22,050)
Helen Pegg , Office Manager
Main contact telephone
0118 950 0182
How to apply

To apply please download an application form & full job description from our website:

For further information, please contact Closing date: Open

Suitable candidates will be invited to interview as their applications are received and the first suitable candidate will be recruited.

Open for applications from
25 October 2023
Closing date for applications
22 December 2023
Will my application be acknowledged?
All applicants, successful or otherwise, can expect to receive a reply from us in due course