About the Organisation:
Pennine Domestic Abuse Partnership (PDAP) delivers nationally accredited, quality marked services across Kirklees working within a coordinated partnership response to victims of domestic abuse as part of the local area multi agency strategy to tackling domestic abuse which includes providing Refuge Accommodation.
Purpose of job: To work within the PDAP Accommodation team to ensure the smooth running of PDAP’s refuges in relation to Health and Safety, providing emergency, temporary, safe accommodation to women and their families affected by domestic abuse.
This role is subject to an enhanced Criminal Bureau Check.
Context of job
PDAP Accommodation Officer is the first point of contact for all matters H&S related. The role involves H&S assessment of risk and needs ensuring that PDAP buildings are appropriately managed under H&S legislation and good practice. This is a fast paced role that requires someone who is able to work calmly under pressure, prioritise effectively and communicate clearly.
The H&S Officer will have experience of H&S buildings management. The ability to communicate effectively to a wide range of people including victims of domestic abuse and professionals. The H&S Officer will have excellent knowledge of H&S requirements in relation to buildings of multiple occupancy and be able to provide advice, support and practical assistance to PDAP staff, visitors and residents. The role includes recording and inputting information on a number of systems so good IT skills and organisational skills are essential.
The post holder will be skilled in operating risk and safety management, identifying gaps and implementation of policy and procedure.
Experience of working with victims of domestic abuse or in a similar field is desirable but full training in domestic abuse will be given to the successful candidate to assist with working as part of the PDAP team.
Closing date and shortlisting for completed applications: 4th August 12noon
Shortlisting and interviews will take place the week commencing: 9th August 2021
- Location: Huddersfield
- Salary: Salary: £20 000 - £22.000 pro rata
- Deadline: 04-Aug-2021
- Email: email@example.com
- Organisation Name: Pennine Domestic Abuse Partnership
- Organisation Phone Number:
- Organisation Address: Unit S 11 / S12 Brooks Mill, Armitage Bridge, Huddersfield, HD4 7NR