Job Vacancy – Specialist Outreach Officer

Bromley & Croydon Women’s Aid is seeking to recruit a Specialist Outreach Officer, a domestic abuse specialist who is passionate about working with vulnerable BAME and NRPF women and their…

Bromley & Croydon Women’s Aid is seeking to recruit a Specialist Outreach Officer, a domestic abuse specialist who is passionate about working with vulnerable BAME and NRPF women and their children in both 1:1 and group settings. 

You will be required to demonstrate a good awareness and understanding of the effects of domestic abuse and the specific issues around the impact of domestic and relationship abuse on women. 

You must be able to work on your own initiative and as part of a team. The person we are looking for will also have experience of working with support groups to raise awareness of issues that may affect them as well as supporting women who have experienced abuse. 

BCWA is a well-established, innovative and forward-thinking local domestic abuse service, and are seeking a self-motivated, flexible and experienced individual to join our dynamic team to help us deliver excellent services to vulnerable women who have experienced domestic abuse and be committed to working in a non-discriminatory manner. 

The post will require home working initially, with access to hot-desking at our offices as needed. Flexible working is encouraged at BCWA, with a mix of home and location-based working across our friendly and supportive team. We are all women with families and lives and we understand that flexibility can be crucial in supporting women in the workplace.

Job Title: Specialist Outreach Officer  

Hours: Full time 

Contract Type: 12 months fixed term contract 

Salary: £27,500.00 pa 

Location: Hybrid between Bromley and Croydon 

Application Deadline: Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis  

Interviews: (via Zoom) Conducted on a rolling basis 

Employee benefits we offer: 

– A friendly, flexible and values-led organisation 

– Competitive salary 

– 25 days of annual holiday, plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time) 

– Contributory pension scheme (5%) 

– Training to help you perform your role and support your professional development 

– Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme and wellbeing support 

As a trauma-informed charity we take mental health and wellbeing seriously, and offer clinical supervision to our frontline team, monthly staff wellbeing sessions led by a range of health experts, and access to our comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme. This includes a personalised fitness portal, life coaching, career guidance, counselling, financial advice, nutrition advice and recipes, sessions around healthy sleep, mindfulness & much more. 

To learn more and download the Job Description, click here

To apply online click here

If you haven’t heard from us within two weeks from application deadline, please assume your application has been unsuccessful. 

We reserve the right to terminate this recruitment process should we receive a large number of applications. 

If you have any questions about the role or recruitment process, please contact Mital on 020 8313 9303. 

Female applicants only. In light of the nature of work, the candidate’s gender is considered to be an occupational requirement in accordance with Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010. 

BCWA is committed to supporting and promoting equality & diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. To achieve this, we seek to employ a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds to better represent the communities we serve. 

BCWA are an Equal Opportunities Employer. 

Reg. Charity No.1068007. 

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