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Transitional Support Worker

Employment Type: Full Time

Salary: £22,520

Location: Dunster Road, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0NL

Closing Date: 2020-10-29 12:00:00

Interview Date: 2020-11-04 10:00:00

SafeNet deliver domestic abuse and specialist support services so that women, children, men and everyone in-between are empowered to live increasingly positive, safer and healthier lives; through fair, inclusive, culturally aware and compassionate approaches.

Safenet is also part of The Calico Group, which is a group of innovative charities and businesses that work together to deliver social profit in the communities in which we work. We are passionate about delivering high quality services to our customers with our purpose being to make a real difference to people’s lives.

If you are ambitious, self motivated who enjoy a challenge then we would encourage you to apply with us today. This is a fabulous, once in a career opportunity not to be missed!

Role & Requirements

Role:                  Support Worker (Transitional)

Location:          Bury

Hours:               37 hours

Status:               Temporary (6 months)

                             For internal candidates, secondment opportunity will be considered

Salary:               £22,520 (pro rata)


We are looking for a passionate, self-motivated and enthusiastic individual to work closely with survivors of domestic abuse, providing direct support to safe house residents, contributing to their personal development and wellbeing and offering emotional and practical support.


The role will include establishing and operating support systems for residents in safe house accommodation, daily support checks, weekly support sessions and ad hoc support for the duration of their stay and during the resettlement process towards independent living


The work involves having excellent communication skills in building relationships with residents and their children, interacting with your colleagues and liaising with professionals to contribute effectively to the smooth running of the Safe Houses.


This is a really exciting and rewarding role where you’ll be able to positively impact people’s future, improving their prospects and their quality of life.

What we can offer you

In return for your commitment to us, we offer you:


  • An attractive salary
  • 25 + 8 bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Company benefits and reward program
  • Internal training and development courses plus opportunity to gain professional qualifications


Calico has a reputation both locally and nationally as an employer of choice, having appeared in the “Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For” list for ten consecutive years – an achievement we are exceptionally proud of.


For more information on the Calico Group and our fabulous employee offer, please visit


Closing Date: 29/10/2020


If this post if of interest to you, please submit an application form found on the Calico Website and return to


Offers are subject to an enhanced DBS check. Successful candidates will undertake a 5 day Induction Programme prior to starting employment. This Induction Programme is Mandatory and all new employees have to attend the programme. You will be paid a flat rate for attending these days.


This post is open to women only.  Section 7 (2) (e) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 applies.  SafeNet is working towards Equal Opportunities for all and actively encourages applications from disabled, ethnic minority and LBGTQI+ women who are under-represented.  SafeNet is a Registered Charity No. 1091544 and a Company Limited by Guarantee No. 3860803.


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SafeNet provides services across Lancashire for victims of domestic violence and abuse. It is a registered charity and joined The Calico Group in April 2011.

Telephone: 01282 686300



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If you think you have everything we’re looking for, then we’d love to hear from you.

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Email or call us on 01282 686300.