Vacancies

BWC is delighted to be recruiting for the right candidate to join our leading women-centred support service. We’re looking for:

A Women’s Accommodation Support Service Senior Practitioner ( WASS SP)

For 47 years BWC has been supporting women across Sussex through our Women’s Centre in Brighton and Hove and through our community Women’s Hubs across the county. Our Women's Accommodation Support Service (WASS) delivers support for women who are homeless or insecurely housed, with the overarching aim of supporting women to secure and sustain safe accommodation and improve their access to a range of services.

If you want to play a key role in a women-centred support service that advocates for systems change, then we want to hear from you!

See below for the full job description for this role. For an informal chat about any of the post please contact the Women’s Accommodation Support Service Manager, Ruth Britsch at ruthbritsch@womenscentre.org.uk or on Tel: 07809 339704.

BWC is an equal opportunities employer. We actively encourage applications from women from a variety of backgrounds, and with a range of skills and experiences. We are particularly interested to hear from women who have personal experience of the criminal justice system.

All posts require an enhanced DBS disclosure.
*This post is open to self-identifying women

Women's Accommodation Support Service Senior Practitioner (WASS SP)

The role of the Women’s Accommodation Support Service Senior Practitioner, is to manage the day-to-day operations of WASS, support the delivery of our Weekly Women’s Hub and manage a caseload of women. As an experienced practitioner you will have experience in providing bespoke, intensive, personalised support which encompasses a range of financial, health, social and relationship needs. Many of the women WASS support have experience of Domestic abuse. The Senior Practitioner will therefore need to be IDVA qualified or willing to achieve IDVA qualification to support the Service Manager to provide Domestic Abuse advice and support to both Service Users and the wider WASS team.

* This post is restricted to self-identifying women only as a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9 paragraph 1, Equality Act 2010.

Salary: £28,785 pro rata
Contract Details: Fixed Term until March 2023.
Working hours: 24 hours per week within normal office hours 9am – 5pm. Occasional out of hours may be required.
Work Location: WASS staff will be based in Brighton, West Sussex and East Sussex and West Kent. Travel across Sussex and West Kent will be expected.

For further information on this role please download the job application pack here.

To apply: please complete an application form and an equalities monitoring form and return these to admin@womenscentre.org.uk before the deadline.

We do not accept CVs.

The closing date for this role is 9am Monday 4th October. Interview dates to be confirmed.