Thrive Women’s Aid is looking to recruit a Senior Family Support Officer (Community and Outreach).  Your role will be to lead and manage the Community and Outreach Team to identify and address support needs of individual families who are escaping domestic abuse, with a specific emphasis on providing practical and emotional support.

About Us:

Thrive Women’s Aid (Thrive WA) is an established and well respected organisation delivering support and services to women and families impacted by domestic abuse.

Job Role:

You will have an in depth understanding of risk and the support needs of families experiencing domestic abuse, and an ability to make service intervention decisions which reflect this.  You will have experience of managing teams to address and assess all levels of risk, build and maintain partnership links with other organisations and ensure that the support we provide is person-centred and trauma-informed.

You will be someone who can provide high level team management and specialist support to service users, ensuring that service standards are excellent.  You will model high quality practice in your own work and ensure that service user involvement and person centred approaches are embedded in the support that you and the team deliver.

Job Description available for download here


  • A pension scheme is provided, with a maximum employer contribution of 6%
  • Annual leave entitlement starts at 25 days (pro rata), with an additional day for each year’s completed service (to a maximum of 31 days)
  • Comprehensive Flexible Working Policy
  • A clear pay framework with yearly incremental rises
  • Organisational sick pay and ½ days leave for every 6 months no sickness absence

Additional Information:

Contract:  Permanent

Successful candidates will be based at Thrive WA Head office.

The post is exempt under the Sex Discrimination Act Section 7(2)(e) and is open to women only.

A disclosure and barring security check is required for this role.

Interview date:  Friday 4th December 2020. Interviews will be conducted through video call and we will liaise with you as to which platform (Zoom or Microsoft Teams) is preferable.

To Apply:

To apply please download the documents below:

Job applicant privacy notice

Application form

Diversity and Inclusion monitoring form

Please return your completed Application form and Diversity and Inclusion monitoring form to Antonia Ungless

Closing date:  Monday 30 November 2020 at Midday.