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Vacancy at MASH – Drop-in Development Officer

We are delighted to be advertising an exciting new role at MASH.

MASH is a busy city-centre based charity working with women who sex work to help keep them safe and more empowered to make decisions about their lives. Our small and dedicated staff team, supported by volunteers, work with more than 600 women every year and we are the only agency in Manchester working specifically with women with complex needs. In 2018, MASH was awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the equivalent of an MBE, which recognises exceptional work done by volunteer groups in their communities. All our staff benefit from regular development opportunities including trauma-informed training.

We are recruiting a new Drop-in Development Officer to join our team full time for 6 months.

Using a gender and trauma-informed approach, the Drop-in Development Officer will manage our city centre Drop-in Centre and support the women who attend. This will involve managing volunteers, providing support and advice to women, and delivering a range of activities. Please note there may be some evening work involved in this post.

We are looking for an experienced individual who has an understanding of complex needs including, homelessness, mental health, substance misuse and offending behaviour.

It is an occupational requirement under the Equality Act 2010 (Schedule 9, part 1) for this post to be filled only by a woman.

This role is fixed term until 31st September 2021.

To apply for this role, please submit your CV, a Supporting Statement and a completed Equal Opportunities Form to by midnight on Sunday 7th March. Please note that your CV should cover your employment history, voluntary experience, relevant training and two referees. Your Supporting Statement should outline how you meet the person specification for the role.

Interviews will be held on the 9th and 10th of March and will be conducted via zoom.

The post is subject to DBS checks, suitable references, and completion of a 6-month probation period.

Drop-in Development Officer JDPS

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