Domestic Abuse Group Worker

The Rainbow Project, Domestic Abuse Group Worker 18.5 hours/week. Central Birmingham.

Birmingham LGBT is seeking to recruit a part time domestic abuse Group Worker for the Rainbow Project. The Rainbow Project is a new culturally competent group work programme for lesbian, bi and trans women who are survivors of domestic abuse. We are planning to extend the programme to develop modules for GBT men (gay, bi and trans) and the postholder will also deliver the programme to this cohort. The post will be supported by sessional group workers.

We recognise the importance and advantages of diverse workplaces and communities, and we acknowledge under-representation in our workforce of Black, Asian, and global majority people; people who are Romany or Irish Traveller, and people with lived experience of migration. We particularly welcome applicants from those backgrounds, identities and lived experiences.

The successful applicant will join a motivated and enthusiastic team of domestic abuse workers based at the Birmingham LGBT Centre in central Birmingham.

The post is subject to an enhanced vetting and barring check and is open to women only as it involves running groups for LBT women who are survivors of domestic abuse. Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR), Schedule 9 (Work; Exceptions), and Part 1 (Occupational Requirements) of the Equality Act (2010) applies.

Terms and Salary:

•             £25,668 pro rata 18.5 hours a week plus up to 5% matched pension contributions.

•             Part time, 18.5 hours per week, with some evening and weekend work; 25 days pro rata annual leave entitlement.

•             1 years fixed term contract ongoing subject to funding.

Birmingham LGBT is an equal opportunities employer.

For an application form and job pack, please visit or email to request one by email.

The closing date for the position is Sunday 19th March 2023 at 5pm. We will accept applications by email and/or hardcopy. Interviews will take place on Thursday 30th March 2023.

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