Based within our refuges in Bradford & Keighley, this role will join our dedicated team who provide a range of support services for individuals who are fleeing domestic abuse. The Accommodation Team provides a high-quality, and pro-active, front line service to individuals with the aim of delivering a pathway of support and care focusing on safety and protection.

About the role

The aim of this role is to deliver refuge-based accommodation services and support women and their children fleeing domestic, through a whole family approach to safeguarding and support planning. You will work to provide safe, temporary and supported accommodation for vulnerable service users and offer respite and safeguarding from further abuse. Carrying out assessments of need and risk you will develop support plans of both practical and emotional interventions.

This role encourages and assists service users to prepare for and access move-on options and supports resettling into the community.

Women only – ** Due to the nature of our refuges being for women only, we can only accept applications from women under schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010**

This is a part time role, 37.5 hrs per week, Monday to Friday £24,972 – 26,044 per annum (depending on qualifications), based in Keighley

About you

We are looking for someone who has experience of carrying out assessments and developing support plans for vulnerable clients, ideally in a supported accommodation setting. You will need to be a strong team player who possess tact and diplomacy and can confidently communicate with people in distress. Experience of safeguarding practices are essential as is a proven track record of building postive working relationships.

In order to support our clients to the fullest, we would welcome applications from people who are fluent in urdu and/or punjabi.

About us

With over 21 years solid experience of helping survivors of domestic abuse, Staying Put are part of an exciting and innovative, multi-agency partnership working together with Family Action and Women Centre, to develop a ‘one system approach’ to families affected by domestic abuse and sexual violence.

We are proud to provide vital support and services to men, women and children of Bradford who are survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence. We help people have better lives – and you can too.

We are looking for enthusiastic, experienced, engaged and highly motivated people to join our expanding team.

Be part of an organisation that makes a difference and where 85% of colleagues agree or strongly agree they feel valued.

We want to be a great place to work so have attractive benefits;

  • 30 days annual leave, plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Enhanced maternity pay after 1 year
  • Annual staff survey
  • Monthly newsletter
  • Workplace pension
  • Healthcare plan on completion of probation
  • Employee discount scheme & wellbeing platform
  • Being part of a friendly, supportive team Living Wage employer
  • We work with Mindful Work Practices
  • Free on-site parking at most sites
  • Welfare and wellbeing policies
  • Being part of an inclusive & diverse organisation
  • Clinical supervision with external providers
  • Training and development plans
  • Employee suggestion box

Closing date: 5pm Friday 26th August 2022

Interviews: w/c 12th September 2022

If you are interested in the role and want to find out more, please see the full job specification.

Application forms can be found below and once complete should be submitted to

Previous applicants need not apply.

We want to make our recruitment processes accessible to everyone, so if there is any way that we can support you to be the best you can be, please contact us.


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