Assistant Support Worker

Job Title:                    Assistant Support Worker

Salary:                        £22,000 FTE (£11.43 per hour)

Location:                  Manchester

Hours of Work:         24 hours per week over 4 days

Contract:                    12 months from start date

Benefits:                    A generous package including 33 days holiday per year inclusive of bank holidays (FTE), extra holidays, for long service, Employee pension scheme with 3% employer contribution (after 3 months of employment), Cycle2work Scheme, Life assurance benefit, 365 days a year Employee Assistance Programme

Closing Date:            Monday 2nd August 2021  

Date of Interview:     Wednesday 11th August 2021*

*(Please inform us when submitting your application form if you cannot make this date.)



TDAS is an independent voluntary organisation which is affiliated to Women’s Aid Federation England. TDAS and has been operating since June 1990. TDAS is a company Limited by guarantee and a registered charity.  TDAS is the only specialist agency in Trafford to deliver services to adults, children and young people who are experiencing or have experienced domestic abuse.


Purpose of the role

The role of Assistant Support Worker with TDAS is an inspirational one and key to achieving successful outcomes for service users. As a motivated and dynamic Assistant Support Worker you will be responsible for assisting with delivering a high-quality programme of support to families which promotes person-centred support. You will address service users support needs, enable them to make positive life choices and ultimately empower them to lead more sustainable lifestyles. You will also complete day to day activities including administration tasks and health and safety duties to support the successful operation of the accommodation provision.


Main duties

•           To act as an Assistant Support Worker, and be part of the Support Team who provide information, advice and support to adults, children, young people and agencies who contact and access all of TDAS services;

•           To support the Domestic Abuse Advisors with their allocated case load, including updating action and support plans

•           To network and liaise with all relevant agencies regarding the emotional, developmental and practical needs of adults, children and young people for whom TDAS is providing a service

•           To offer ongoing practical and emotional support to the all service users


To apply for this position you must have a minimum of two years experience of working with service users in a supported and enabling setting, knowledge and understanding of the effects and the impact of domestic abuse on  adults,  children and young people,  including all relevant legislation and experience of working with individuals in a crisis situation, demonstrating strong crisis management, skills and ability to cope under pressure. It is essential that you have an up to date knowledge of Child Protection and Safeguarding.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS

For further information please contact Jade Powell or Olivia Jay Tel: 0161 872 7368