Female Children & Young Person’s Support Worker

Due to the nature of this role, there is a Genuine Occupational Requirement that only female candidates will be considered*.

cut off date for applications: 14th July 2022 at 5pm
Interviews will be held on Friday 22nd July 2022

Job Description

Workers should be “violence free in their own lives.” Applicants are asked not to put themselves forward for selection if this is not the case.

Salary: £21,500 – £23,100 per annum – The normal starting salary for this role is £21,500. A higher starting salary may be offered to candidates who have significant and demonstrable skills and experience required for this post.

Location: Test Valley

Hours: 20 hours Flexible working patterns will be required to meet the needs of the project and will include evening and weekend work

Staffed. Staff will provide an on-call out of hours service, on a rota basis including weekends.

Contract: This is a fixed term contract for 12 months


To provide support, advice and assistance to women and their children who have experienced domestic violence and abuse and are staying in the refuge.

The post-holder will work to empower and support women and children to make positive choices.

To establish resettlement services to support women and children to move on from refuge accommodation.

The post-holder will work as part of the refuge team.

To participate in the delivery of the on-call out of hours service on a rota basis.

It is essential that the post holder has a driving licence and access to a car for work purposes.

Please download the application pack below:

cut off date for applications: 14th July 2022 at 5pm

No agencies, please.

*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.

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