Changing Pathways is a place-based domestic abuse support charity that has been supporting survivors and their children in South Essex and Thurrock for over forty years. We have recently expanded to include services in Brentwood, Epping Forest and Harlow.

They have been awarded a new five-year contract delivering support and advocacy for survivors of domestic abuse living in Essex as part of the EViE (Ending Violence in Essex) Partnership with Next Chapter and SOS Domestic Abuse Projects. As a result of this, they have exciting positions available for individuals who are committed to helping survivors to break the cycle of domestic abuse and support their recovery.

The successful candidates will be expected to demonstrate their commitment to Changing Pathways values:

· Empower
· Educate
· Respect and dignity
· Collaborate

Available positions

2x Domestic Abuse Practitioner – Refuge based in Thurrock

37.5 hours per week, £22,403 per annum (1x permanent contract, 1x fixed term for 6 months)

You will be working with families living in a women’s refuge to provide intensive support and advocacy to address their immediate risk and safety needs, whilst setting them on a pathway to recovery from their traumatic experiences. They are looking for enthusiastic practitioners with experience in a refuge or supported housing environment and who are driven to achieve positive outcomes for survivors of domestic abuse and their children. To apply, please visit or please contact 01268 729 707

For an informal discussion of the roles available please contact Tracy or 01268 729 707.

Applications should be received no later than 15th July 2020. This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. If you intend to apply you are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.

Changing Pathways is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and is open to women only (*Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).

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