Community Development Officer

Title: Community Development Officer  

Area:  Community Service

Reporting to: Director of Operations

All paid members of staff are accountable to the CEO, and ultimately the Trustees of TDAS

Place of work: Trafford

Hours of Work: 24 hours per week

Salary/scale:  £23,953 - £25,419 FTE


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

Closing Date: Monday 1st August 9am

Date of Interview: Week Commencing 8th August

Start Date: ASAP

Contract Length: 3 years with potential to extend



Trafford Domestic Abuse Services (TDAS) is a Quality accredited, registered charity offering support to individuals and families who are affected by domestic abuse since 1990. We support families who live/work in the Trafford area and also provide IDVA and Children and Young People (CYP) support services in Salford. We provide both intervention and prevention services and work in partnership with other voluntary organisations to support families across Greater Manchester.


TDAS Values

Innovative:              introduce new ideas, are creative and foreword thinking.

Collaborative:          work in partnership with key stakeholders to enable people to achieve a defined & common purpose

Openness:    create an open culture, provide transparent reporting, good fundraising and governance.

Person centred:       provide coordinated, personalized and enabling services to everyone

Empowering:           empower our service users to become stronger, more confident, being aware of their rights and privileges and live a more meaningful and fulfilling life.

Purpose of the role

  1. To assist all TDAS staff, Officers and Volunteers in maintaining good working relationships with other agencies and the public, in order to promote the work of the charity and increase financial support for the charity.

  2. To take the lead in developing and building external relationships around training with a view to generating substantial sustainable income for the Organisation.

  3. To be responsible for promoting and co-ordinating TDAS Domestic Abuse Awareness Training to be delivered to external agencies, charities and businesses. Take enquiries, prepare resources, tracking income, creating certificates and imputing evaluation.


Application Criteria and Process

To apply for this position, it is essential that you have NNEB/NVQ level 3 or equivalent qualification in Domestic Abuse, Social Care or Education.

You must  have the ability and skills to build new business opportunities through external training, with a view to generating sustainable income for the Organisation

This post is subject to DBS disclosure scheme

Applicants with minimum qualifications and experience will only be considered.  Please do not send CVs, as they will not be processed.

No agencies please.

For further information please contact Tel: 0161 872 7368            

An application pack is available to download from

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