We have two new exciting vacancies

Job Vacancy 1:

Project Worker (Children Services)

30 hours per week permanent

Salary £12.88 per hour

Ref: PW1

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an individual to join an award winning team to design and deliver a programme of activities to improve outcome for children living in families where there is conflict and separation.

As a Project Worker you will deliver children centred sessions exploring children’s emotions with the aim of strengthening and improving family relationships for the benefit of the children and improving confidence and coping skills.

You will be supporting families to improve parenting and communication skills, ensuring their approach is child centred.  You will also be a facilitator for supported and supervised contact sessions and be able to prepare reports for the courts and social care teams.

You will manage your own case load and have the ability to work on your own initiative.   A degree in Social Work would be advantageous.  Good organisational and IT skills are essential.

An Enhanced DBS check will be required.

This role will require applicants to be, or identify as, female. This is an occupational requirement due to the close working nature with vulnerable women.

For an application pack please click here or  contact the office on 01332-242525 or email applications@womens-work.org.uk

For the full job specification please click here

Closing dates for all applications will be: Thursday 24 June 2021 at 12:00Noon

Interviews will take place: 6 and 7 July 2021

 

Job Vacancy 2:

Project Worker (Turn Around Project)

37 hours per week permanent

Salary £12.88 per hour

 Ref: PW2

To support the development, delivery and administration of the Turn Around Project, which aims to reduce offending among women in Derby and Derbyshire.

Working with our partners in Probation, you will provide integrated packages of support that meet the needs of women involved in the criminal Justice system.  You will deliver & facilitate interventions specifically in relation to mental health, emotional wellbeing, accommodation, education, training, employment, drug and alcohol abuse, finance/debt, benefits and around relationships, which may contribute to the women’s social exclusion and / or offending behaviour.

You will manage your own case load and have the ability to work on your own initiative. Experience in a similar role is essential and a degree in Social Work would be advantageous.  Good organisational and IT skills are key and a clean driving license and use of a reliable vehicle for work are essential.

An Enhanced DBS check will be required.

Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010 applies.

This role is open to women only:  This is an occupational requirement due to the vulnerabilities women supported by WW will experience around abuse and trauma.  A woman to woman support service is an essential component to  building the trusting and professional relationships, we believe are required to facilitate healing and recovery.

For an application pack please click here or contact the office on 01332 242525 or e-mail applications@womens-work.org.uk

For the full job specification please click here

 

Closing dates for all applications will be: Thursday 24 June 2021 at 12:00 noon

Interviews will take place: 6th  and 7th  July 2021

If you have not had a response to your application by the 10th July, it will mean your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. 

We apologise that we will not be able to respond to unsuccessful applications individually, due to capacity and thank you for your interest in Women’s Work.

 

Volunteer Counsellors

We are also recruiting new volunteer counsellors who can work remotely.

You will either be in training undertaking your final year, hold a psychotherapy/counselling degree or have a Level 4 Diploma in counselling.  We work with a diverse mix of women from all walks of life and backgrounds and require counsellors who are experienced, willing to undertake ongoing CPD to develop the ability to work with the women who attend Women's Work, and who are able to commit to a minimum of 2 hours per week for 12 months minimum.

The work will require you to be off site, using the phone to offer counselling to the women.  This will require you to have undergone telephone training or be willing to undertake such training.  The women you support will be Derbyshire based, but you will work from your home location.

If you are interested and would like to know more or apply please contact the Counselling Coordinator on 01332 242525

We are also looking for general volunteers to help deliver our services in our headquarters. Our volunteers come from all walks of life with an array of skills and experience and many have benefited from the support of Women’s Work themselves as peer mentors.  Being a volunteer is a great way to gain skills and experience which can help with securing future employment.

For more information about volunteering please contact Rachel Sandford – Volunteer Coordinator
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