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Reading Operations Manager 

Full Time: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £29,334

Annual Leave: 25 days per annum

Contract: permanent

BWA is looking to recruit an Operations Manager based in Reading, to provide linemanagement support and guidance to Reading staff to enable them to support service users experiencing domestic abuse. To ensure all BWA work in Reading is integrated  and cohesive. To coordinate BWA’s work with victims, children and perpetrators. To be responsible for leading BWA’s training offer. To provide back up support to BWA’s out of hour’s service.

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. 

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. 

BWA is an equal opportunities employer.

For an application pack for this role, please contact Helen info@bwaid.org.uk or call  0118 9500182. No CVs will be accepted and no agencies.

Closing Date: Thursday 12th July 2018 at 9.00am

Reading Operations ManagerJob Description

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Outreach Workers (Reading & Wokingham)

Full Time: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £19,465 to £22,707

Annual Leave: 25 days per annum

Contract: Full timepermanent

BWA is looking to recruit two Outreach workers one based in Reading and one based in Wokingham, to provide support and information to clients who have experienced violence or cruelty at home or in a close relationship. Working in partnership with other agencies such as Children’s Social Care and Health to reduce risk and improve safety. Delivery of training and awareness raising are requirements for the post. Please see job description for more information.

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.

 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.

 BWA is an equal opportunities employer.

For an application pack for this role, please contact Helen info@bwaid.org.uk or call 0118 9500182. No CVs will be accepted and no agencies.

Closing Date: Friday 22nd June 2018 at 9am

Reading Outreach Worker Job description

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Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Work Family Choices – Reading & Wokingham 

Full Time: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: Up to £26,063

Annual Leave: 25 days per annum

Contract: Full time – permanent

Family Choices is a project aimed at preventing domestic abuse, reducing repeat incidents and the impact of abusive relationships. It is based on the premise that most parents want to be involved in their children’s lives in a positive way and that it is possible to learn to behave differently. The programme works with perpetrators and supports victims and children at the same time.

The role involves working with male perpetrators of domestic abuse, both in 1:1 sessions and a group capacity. You will explore the impact that being in an abusive relationship has on partners and children and help develop skills and strategies to engage in healthy non abusive relationships.

You will have experience of working directly with a wide range of people in a service provider role. You must be a strong team player, an active and empathetic listener, able to form working relationships quickly and work within professional boundaries. Computer literate you will need to keep methodical and accurate records.

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.

This post is open to male applicants only as being male is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

The successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check.

BWA is an equal opportunities employer.

For an application pack for this role, please contact Helen info@bwaid.org.uk or call 01189 500182. No CVs will be accepted and no agencies.

Closing Date: Friday 29th June 2018 at 9am

Perpetrator worker job descrption

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SPECIALIST BLACK, ASIAN, MINORITY, ETHNIC & REFUGEE OUTREACH WORKER (BAMER) – READING, WOKINGHAM & WEST BERKSHIRE

 Part-time – 35 hours per week

Salary – FTE £21,827pro rata £20,371

Contract: Fixed Term – until 31st March 2020

Berkshire Women’s Aid is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee, based in Reading, which provides support to victims of domestic abuse.

We have an exciting opportunity within our organisation to provide a quality service to victims of Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) in the BAMER community within the county of Buckinghamshire. The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) were successful in a bid to the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) to have a Thames Valley wide BAMER project. Your role will be to empower your clients, keeping the safety of them and their children central to your interventions. Your role will be to provide community based outreach support to survivors of VAWG from BAMER communities and to advocate for survivors from BAMER communities as appropriate.  It is essential that you have at least two years’ experience of working in VAWG services and that you are fluent in at least two languages apart from English (please see person specification for further details).

We are looking for an individual who is committed to working in a multi-agency setting, which is fast paced. You will be joining our caring, strong and hardworking team.

The role is 35 hours per week.

An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful candidate for this role.

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.

BWA is an equal opportunities employer.

For an application pack for this role, please contact Helen info@bwaid.org.uk or call 0118 9500182. No CVs will be accepted and no agencies.

West of Berkshire Specialist BAMER Outreach Worker Job description

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If you have a few hours to spare per week and you are interested please contact us on 0118 9500182 or alternatively download and complete the volunteer application form

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