August 12, 2021
Vacancy at MASH – Specialist Inreach Worker
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 Specialist Inreach Worker to join our team full time.
Using a gender and trauma-informed approach, the Specialist Inreach Worker will deliver daily Inreach sessions to women in the Gransmoor which is an ABEN temporary accommodation. This will involve engaging women into vital services that support their needs, keep them safe and avoid the possibility of eviction or returning back to the street. The specialist worker will deliver a service that is focused on addressing the trauma related to violence against women and girls and domestic violence and abuse. The specialist frontline worker will encourage women to engage with services to improve their longer term outcomes, break the cycle of homelessness and address their holistic needs to encourage recovery.
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.
To apply for this role, please email the completed Application Form to Admin@mash.org.uk by midnight on Sunday 29th August.
Interviews will be held on the Thursday 2nd September at the MASH Centre.
The post is subject to DBS checks, suitable references, and completion of a 6-month probation period.