Current Opportunities

Are you looking for a new career that helps change people's lives?

We have regular vacancies across our adult and youth services.

We are Real Living Wage employer and an accredited member of the Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter.

We offer a competitive staff benefits package including 26 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), 6% employer pension contribution, employee assistance programme, healthcare scheme and other benefits.

To find out more about current job paid job vacancies just click on the downloads below for more information on each role.


To express an interest, please email your CV confirming the post you are interested in to recruitment@salfordfoundation.org.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Paid Position

Domestic Abuse Support Worker – Part Time

Reporting to: Domestic Abuse Service Manager

Location: Foundation House

Hours: Full-time (35 hours per week)

Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum dependent on experience, contributory pension 6% (employer) 1% employee and 34 days annual leave which includes bank holidays

Contract: Until 31 March 2025 in the first instance with anticipated continuation funding

Please note the service will be offered in women only spaces and women only need apply (Paragraph 1, Schedule 9 Equality Act 2010).

Introduction

A new partnership of charities has been selected to provide Domestic Abuse services in Salford. Salford Foundation, Pankhurst Trust, Talk, Listen Change and Trafford Domestic Abuse Service have come together to create the Safe in Salford service. The model has a “one front door” approach and aims to improve outcomes for those impacted and affected by domestic abuse.

Our vision

Is for all women in Salford to live happier and safer lives free from domestic abuse and violence.

We are looking to recruit an experienced and highly motivated Domestic Abuse Case Worker to support the delivery of Safe in Salford Domestic Abuse Community and Step-Down Service. The service will provide information, education, awareness and support as part of early help and prevention for victims/survivors to reduce service demand and provide step-down from IDVA services.

The service will provide longer term emotional and practical support and will include community outreach, weekly surgeries, drop-in advice, information and 1:1 support including referral on to specialist agencies.

Additionally, case workers will support targeted group work/drop in’s covering issues such as post separation contact, understanding the types and stages of abuse, honour-based violence, FGM, BAME, parents, LGBTQ+ service users.

Paid Position

Together Women Project Key Worker

Team:   Women & Survivor’s Service

Reporting to: Together Women Senior Team Leader

Location: Hybrid working (2 days in Foundation House, Salford, 2 days home based)

Hours: Part-time (28 hours/4 days per week)

Salary: £22,000-26,500 DOE

Role: We are looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Support Worker to cover existing staff who will be undertaking an evaluation project with the Jabbs Foundation and the University of Birmingham on the effectiveness of Women’s centres. The role will support a caseload of women and deliver a range of group work sessions

Start Date: April 2024

Application Process: CV and personal statement 2 pages of A4 highlighting how you meet the person specification.

Contract: 21 month FTC

Closing Date: Friday 26th April 2024  5pm

Paid Position

Homelessness Prevention Co-ordinator (for men)

Team:   Targeted Adult Services Team

Reporting to: Adult Services Manager

Location: Acton Square, Salford Crescent, Hybrid Working

Hours: Full-time (35 hours per week)

Salary: From £22,000.00 per annum, 6% employer contribution, 26 days annual leave, Employee Assistance & Healthcare Scheme

Role: Salford Foundation wishes to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Homeless Prevention Coordinator to empower and support vulnerably housed and socially isolated men in Salford who are at risk of becoming homeless by providing wellbeing and holistic support for men. You will provide emergency and crisis support, advocacy, coaching & mentoring, welfare assistance, services and support to enable and empower beneficiaries to develop life skills including: money management and independent living to build resilience, manage their housing and plan for the future.

Start Date: June 2024

Application Process: CV and personal statement 2 pages of A4 highlighting how you meet the person specification.

Contract: 21 month FTC

Closing Date: 25th May 2024, 5pm

Paid Position

Wellbeing Project Worker (Criminal Justice)

Job Title:  Wellbeing Project Worker (Criminal Justice)
Team:  Targeted Adult Support Services
Dept:  Adult Services
Reporting to: Targeted Adult Support Services Manager
Location:  Acton Square, Salford
Salary:  
£22,000–£23,500 (dependent on skills and experience)
Hours:  Full time (35 hours per week)

Introduction
Salford Foundation is seeking to recruit a project worker to work in our Men’s Wellbeing Hub which offers guidance and support to vulnerable males aged 18+. The main focus of this particular project is to support ex-offenders to move forward in their lives and reach their potential. This is achieved through a combination of professional help, one-to-one support and suitable referrals. Our centre provides support to men on a wide range of themes and topics including:

  • Aspirations and goals
  • Independent living skills
  • Employability and training
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Benefits, finance and energy advice
  • Fitness, hobbies and interests

The Wellbeing Hub’s programme of work combines one-to-one and small group sessions, delivered face-to-face in our Salford centre, or in various community venues across Salford.

You must have a track record of supporting adults with multiple complex needs through a process of personal change and of building strong trusted relationships with programme participants, and experience of delivering activities to meet specific outcomes or targets as part of a project or team.

Key tasks & responsibilities 

In particular the post-holder(s) will be responsible for:

  • Managing an assigned caseload of ex-offenders, making an initial assessment of needs to deliver suitable help, advice and signposting
  • Providing person-centred wellbeing support and coaching which encourages independence
  • Empowering people to be informed and make decisions about the future that they want for themselves
  • Working within professional boundaries, and in line with risk and safeguarding processes.
  • Developing tailored action plans to help people on probation to meet their goals and celebrate progress
  • Advocating for clients with other services and statutory partners
  • Co-ordinating multi-agency approaches to get the best outcomes for clients
  • Working collaboratively within the Targeted Adult Support Services team to support a programme of group wellbeing activities for the Wellbeing Hub’s residents
  • Maintaining engagement with people to ensure they have a positive journey through this programme
  • Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with colleagues at probation
  • Communicating and coordinating our wellbeing offer with probation and wider partners
  • Maintaining accurate records of activity and outcomes to meet reporting requirements
  • Ensuring that the project is delivered efficiently and that targets are met
  • Gathering case studies and logging any learning that emerges
  • Contributing to Salford Foundation team meetings and the day to day running of in-centre activities

Person specification

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of barriers and challenges faced by vulnerable adults, to achieve positive future destinations
  • Understanding of risk and safeguarding processes
  • Understanding of, or a strong interest in, criminal justice and the role of probation

Experience

  • Track record of supporting adults with multiple complex needs through a process of personal change
  • Experience of delivering activities to meet specific outcomes or targets as part of a project or team
  • Track record of building strong trusted relationships with programme participants

Skills

  • Ability to communicate with a wide range of people in an authentic way to build rapport
  • Ability to communicate effectively to maintain strong relationships with partner organisations
  • Ability to plan own work schedules and priorities to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work within case management systems to record evidence
  • Ability to take a flexible approach and respond positively to new ideas and ways of working
  • Good IT skills and record keeping, including a proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office

Values and Attitudes

  • Commitment to working in a person-centred and strengths-based way
  • Commitment to inclusion and an understanding of the role of co-production

Application Method

CV and 1 page statement outlining how you meet the person specification, emailed to recruitment@salfordfoundation.org.uk

Deadline: 12 noon on Friday 19th April 2024

No agencies please.

What our staff say in our annual staff survey 22/23

98% of staff surveyed agreed that Salford Foundation is committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workplace

96% of staff surveyed felt that working at Salford Foundation means they can make a difference

96% of staff surveyed are satisfied with flexible working arrangements offered by Salford Foundation

94% of staff surveyed agreed that they are proud to tell others they work at Salford Foundation

90% of staff surveyed agreed that the weekly Wellbeing hour helps them to achieve a work-life balance

88% of staff surveyed agreed that their jobs gives them personal and professional growth