Group Worker – Torfaen

  • Full Time
  • Torfaen

Website Cyfannol Women's Aid

We have a great opportunity for a motivated and committed person to join our team as a Group Worker (predominantly working within the community).

  • Fixed term for 9 months (with possibility of extension)
  • Salary:                   £21,500 per annum, rising to £22,000 after successfully completing 6 months’ probation
  • Hours:                   37.5 per week, Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm (flexi policy in place)
  • Location:              Torfaen

Cyfannol’s mission is to empower women and children to flourish in a life free from domestic abuse and sexual violence.

We offer a range of services throughout Gwent that encompass prevention, awareness-raising, safety, support and personal development opportunities for women and their children who have experienced violence against women, domestic abuse and/or sexual violence (VAWDASV).

About the role

Our cultural vision is one of developing and maximising our people’s potential. The successful applicant will join our Torfaen Team working with a diverse group of people. Alongside your team, you will provide a pro-active people-led, holistic, and trauma-informed service to women, young people, and children. This role requires you to empower and support women and children an facilitate weekly rolling educational programs. Key to this role will be ensuring the safety of everyone you support and working within Cyfannol’s framework to help achieve these aims.

About you

You will be resilient and robust with the ability to build trust and relationships with vulnerable people easily. You will have an understanding with an empathetic personality, which will assist your approach when providing practical and emotional support to people via a range of methods. You will enjoy variety and change with the ability to work under pressure and on your own initiative. You will be open- minded, non-judgemental, enjoy working with different backgrounds/cultures, and understand the complexity of VAWDASV.

You will have an approach that fosters empowerment and personal growth.  You will understand the challenges of providing critical services to vulnerable people, and ideally have experience within the Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse & Sexual Violence sector.  

Cyfannol is an organisation with equality, diversity, and inclusion at its heart. We welcome applications from all areas of the community; however, we particularly encourage applications from members of our BAME community as well as individuals with disabilities who are currently under-represented within our workforce.

What you will receive in return

  • Investment in your on-going career development
  • Good work life balance with flexible working options
  • 33 days’ annual leave per year (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Gain 1 day’s additional leave after 5 years up until 10 years’ service
  • Birthday gifted off

Closing date: Thursday 8th July 2021 at 12pm

*Due to the nature of these roles they are only open to female applicants (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010, pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1).  A disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service is required for all posts.*

To apply for the role please follow the application guidance, read the job description thoroughly, and send your completed forms to Recruitment@cyfannol.org.uk  by 1200 on Wednesday 2nd June 2021.  

Application pack:

Interested?  To find out more, please contact Kelly Beaumont at Kelly.beaumont@cyfannol.org.uk