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Weekend Refuge Support Worker – Lancaster

Employment Type: Part Time

Salary: £22,520 (pro rata)

Location: , Lancaster, ,

Closing Date: 2021-06-27 11:59:00

About Us

SafeNet is an innovative, exciting and growing charity delivering domestic abuse refuge and community services across the North West. Our Purpose is to deliver holistic domestic abuse and specialist support services so that women, children, men and everyone in-between live free from abuse. Our work is to ensure those accessing our support 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 enjoys a challenge then we would encourage you to apply with us today. You will join a team who are inspiring, diligent and passionate in the delivery of all of our services. This is a fabulous opportunity not to be missed!

What you'll be doing

We are looking for self-motivated and enthusiastic Weekend Support Worker within Lancaster’s new recovery refuge. As a Support worker you will work closely with women who have escaped domestic abuse, offering support including group work sessions around domestic abuse, trauma and their recovery from abuse. Your role will involve 1-1 and group work with vulnerable women, the work is needs led and pro-active. 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.

As a support worker you will need to be able to work pro-actively, think on your feet, be responsive and work in a non-judgemental way, delivering the best possible outcomes for the women in refuge.

12 hours on a 2-week rota cycle / alternate weekends 10am-4pm Saturday/Sunday

What you'll get in return

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

  • An attractive salary and annual leave entitlement (25 + 8 bank holidays)
  • Company pension scheme
  • A competitive company benefits and reward program
  • Excellent learning, training and personal development opportunities

There are so many more benefits to working for SafeNet and the Calico Group, too many to mention! Calico has a reputation both locally and nationally as an employer of choice, ranked 5th in the “Inclusive top 50 UK Employees list” – an achievement we are exceptionally proud of. But in case you’re still not sure, why not take a look at our company website for more information

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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



Ready to Apply?

Telephone Consultations and Interviews week commencing: Mon 5th July

If this post if of interest to you, please submit an application form detailing your suitability for the post and return to PLEASE DO NOT SEND YOUR APLICATIONS IN VIA POST.

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.

Get In Touch

For more information, please get in touch today.

Email or call us on 01282 686300.