Boost Project Mentor Lead

Our cultural vision is one of developing and maximising our people’s potential.
The Boost project team leader will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the project and support of the peer advisors and placements. They will also ensure the project meets its targets and outcomes whilst supporting peers and the partner organisations associated with the project as the first point of contact.

Cyfannol Womens Aid
Closing Date: 4 June 2024
Service Manager

Summary:

Our cultural vision is one of developing and maximising our people’s potential.

The Boost project team leader will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the project and support of the peer advisors and placements. They will also ensure the project meets its targets and outcomes whilst supporting peers and the partner organisations associated with the project as the first point of contact.

About us:

Vision​: 

Everyone is empowered to flourish in a life free from Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence.​

Mission​: 

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 Boost project team leader will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the project and support of the peer advisors and placements. They will also ensure the project meets its targets and outcomes whilst supporting peers and the partner organisations associated with the project as the first point of contact.

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 and 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, although supported by a three tiered on-call system. 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.

What you will receive in return

  • Investment in your on-going career development
  • Good work life balance with agile working options
  • Enhanced annual leave provision of 33 days per year (inclusive of bank holidays/pro rata for part time employees)
  • Long service recognition of increased annual leave by 1 day per year after 5 years up until 10 years’ service
  • Birthday gifted off
  • Christmas Eve gifted off
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Organisational sick pay
  • Good rates of pay for business mileage
  • Continual support and supervision throughout your employment

Additional information:

Contract: Fixed Term Contract end August 2026

Location: Gwent

Salary: £25,000 rising to £25,500 after 6 months completed service

Hours: 35 hours. Agile working: enabling staff members to have flexibility around where, when and how someone works to optimise performance, maximise outcomes and do their best work

Successful applicant will be required to work some evenings and weekends to support the needs of the service. All staff must work flexibly on occasions to meet the needs of women and children. Compulsory participation in the 3rd Tier out of hours on-call rota.

Closing date: 4th June 2024

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 ethnic minority backgrounds, as well as individuals with disabilities who are currently under-represented within our workforce.

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.

Equal Opportunities monitoring form

Cyfannol Women’s Aid wants to eliminate discrimination and promote equal opportunities and collecting the following information can help us to achieve this. We monitor and analyse diversity information to make sure that our processes are fair, transparent and promote equality of opportunity for all service users, staff, and job applicants. It would therefore be appreciated if you could complete this Equal Opportunities Monitoring form – https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/7HBDL5S

Completion is voluntary and the information will be kept anonymous and confidential. The information will be collated periodically for monitoring and statistical purposes and reported to the organisations that provide us with funding, and to our Board of Trustees. Any information provided on this form will be treated in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations

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