Job Vacancies from Bradford Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Survivors Service
18th August 2021
We are recruiting 2 women* to support our new dispersed housing project. You will be the first operational individuals appointed and you will have maximum opportunity to make an immediate impact and make a real contribution to the overall success of the project.
In conjunction with The WISH (Women in Safe Homes) Fund and working closely with Winner (Preston Road Women’s Centre of Hull) we have secured the provision of an initial 30 safe homes in the Bradford district for women and their children who have previously experienced or are currently experiencing some level of vulnerability or hardship.
The homes will be ready and available for tenancy commencement by late early autumn.
We are recruiting an experienced Housing Officer to support women on their tenancy journey. In addition we are also looking to recruit an experienced Domestic Abuse Support Worker to provide the emotional and therapeutic support to enable our clients to restart their lives in a positive and meaningful way.
Your contract of employment will be with Bradford Rape Crisis however you will be seconded to the project delivery arm of our sister organisation Daizybell Homes, who in turn will supported by our operational partner Winner.
To be successful you will be a self-starter, highly motivated and results driven. We are looking for individuals capable of working autonomously with minimum supervision and capable of delivering agreed outcomes for our client group.
Vacancy  Housing Officer
You will provide high quality, proactive and confidential tenant focused housing management services to enable vulnerable women escaping Domestic and Sexual Violence to maintain a confidential tenancy and achieve independent living in dispersed units of accommodation located across the Bradford district.
Vacancy  Domestic Abuse Support Worker
You will support women moving into safe dispersed accommodation who have experienced domestic and sexual abuse. You will provide a client led, whole family approach to emotional and practical support planning, advice and advocacy. You will play a critical role in supporting vulnerable women transition into a safe home, rebuild personal confidence, self-
esteem and develop the resilience to live independently, widen their horizons and enable
them to develop new plans for their futures.
We would love to hear from you if you believe that every woman deserves a safe and decent home in which they can reach their full potential and if you have the knowledge, skills and experience to make this project a success. We are especially keen to hear from high impact individuals that have the determination to make a significant and sustained contribution. Daizybell’s journey is just starting, our vision is bold and ambitious so if you want to be part of a dynamic team that will help change lives: this is exactly the right time to join. Both positions attract a salary of £26,000, 5% pension contributions and based on 35 hours per week. Annual holiday entitlement is 30 days and 8 days Bank Holidays. We are keen to secure the best possible staff team and would encourage those who are only able to commit to part-time hours to apply. Our aim is to promote flexibility in the work place as a sustainable workforce strategy.
To download an application pack please visit www.bradfordrapecrisis.co.uk and click on the Jobs Section.
Closing date for applications: 27th August 2021, 12 noon
Interviews will take place via Zoom Thursday 2nd September 2021
*The post holder must be female – Section 39 and Schedule 9 of the Equalities Act 2010 applies.
We recognise and welcome our responsibility to remove barriers in our recruitment and selection process for Disabled applicants. If you identify any barriers in the Job Description, Employee Specification or recruitment process please tell us of these in your application. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to the job wherever possible.