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SafeNet deliver domestic abuse and specialist support services so that women, children, men and everyone in-between are empowered to live increasingly positive, safer and healthier lives; through fair, inclusive, culturally aware and compassionate approaches.

Safenet is also part of The Calico Group, which is a group of innovative charities and businesses that work together to deliver social profit in the communities in which we work. We are passionate about delivering high quality services to our customers with our purpose being to make a real difference to people’s lives.

If you are ambitious, self motivated who enjoy a challenge then we would encourage you to apply with us today. This is a fabulous, once in a career opportunity not to be missed!

role & requirements

Role:                  Refuge Assistant (Weekends)

Location:          Burnley

Hours:               12 hours a week  (Saturday and Sunday 12-6 or 1-7 or 2-8- to meet service needs)

Salary:               £18,942 (pro rata)

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic individual to work closely with survivors of domestic abuse offering administrative support and at times direct support to the women that we work with. The premises are staffed 24/7 and the role includes providing practical housing and administration support, including health, safety and security measures in a supported housing environment.

The work involves having excellent communication skills in building relationships with residents and their children, interacting with your colleagues and liaising with professionals to contribute effectively to the smooth running of the Refuge.

This is a really exciting and rewarding role where you’ll be able to positively impact people’s future, improving their prospects and their quality of life.

what you will get in return

  • An attractive salary
  • 25 + 8 bank holidays (if full time)
  • Company pension scheme
  • Company benefits and reward program
  • Internal training and development courses plus opportunity to gain professional qualifications

There are so many more benefits to working for Calico Homes and the Calico Group, too many to mention! Calico has a reputation both locally and nationally as an employer of choice, ranked 5th in the “Inclusive top 50 UK Employees list” – an achievement we are exceptionally proud of.  But in case you’re still not sure, why not take a look at our company website for more information.

Ready to Apply?

In order to be accepted for the role you will need to be able to attend the 5 day induction training which will next be delivered on the following:

Day 1            Day 2           Day 3           Day 4            Day 5

Wed 5/5/21    Thu 6/5/21     Wed 12/5/21   Thu 13/5/21   Thu 20/5/21

If this post if of interest to you, please submit an application form found on the Calico Website and return to

Offers are subject to an enhanced DBS check. Successful candidates will undertake a 5 day Induction Programme prior to starting employment. This Induction Programme is Mandatory and all new employees have to attend the programme. You will be paid a flat rate for attending these days.

This post is open to women only.  Section 7 (2) (e) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 applies.  SafeNet is working towards Equal Opportunities for all and actively encourages applications from disabled, ethnic minority and LBGTQI+ women who are under-represented.  SafeNet is a Registered Charity No. 1091544 and a Company Limited by Guarantee No. 3860803.

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