We’re hiring!

Senior Development Officer – Volunteering and Outreach

Salary: £29,577 per annum 

Hours of Work: 37hrs per week (usually Monday to Friday during business hours, though there is a requirement to work outside of regular business hours occasionally). 

Term of contract: Permanent 

Deadline for Applications: 19th January 2022, 4pm

Interview date: Thursday 27th January 2022

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MK ACT are hiring!

Children and Young People’s Support Worker

37.5 hours per week, £25,252 per annum

Starting rate: £24,252 and after 6 months will rise to £24,752 following successful completion of probationary period.  After 12 months’ salary will be increased to £25,252

Work Pattern: Full-time, within office hours (some flexibility)

Based at MK-Act Office within their refuge provision.

MK ACT have an exciting opportunity to work with their organisation to support the Children and Young People (CYP), whose families have come into the Refuge.  As a CYP support worker, your job is to promote the well-being of children in the refuge, provide assessments, identify their needs and any risk posed to them. Support will be identified using a support plan and key working. You will contribute to group-work and therapeutic interventions. MK ACT are looking for an individual who is committed in supporting those affected by Domestic Violence and to join their strong, caring and hardworking team.

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MK-ACT are hiring!

Housing IDVA

Closing date: 8th January

We have an exciting opportunity to work for our organisation in partnership with Milton Keynes Council (MKC) providing a high quality service as a Housing IDVA to support those who experience Domestic Abuse (DA).

Providing targeted independent domestic violence advocacy and support for people who approach The Homelessness Prevention Team for help which is as a result of DA or where DA is a contributory factor. Part of your role will also to be to increase the capacity and skills of Housing staff at MKC to identify DA, understand associated risks, and improve their responses to disclosure. Part of your work is to empower our clients, keeping the safety of them and their children central to their interventions. We are looking for an individual who is committed to working in a multi-agency setting, which is fast paced. You will be joining our
caring, strong and hardworking team.

This post is a fixed term for 1 year, with the possibility of it being extended dependent on funding.

MK-ACT is an equal opportunities employer committed to quality, equality and diversity and
welcomes applications from all sections of the community. This post is subject to safer recruitment
procedures and regulations and an enhanced DBS check and is open to female applicants only
under Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality act 2010.

Salary scale (F MKC) : £ 25, 991
Hours:  37.5 hours per week (secondment considered)
Work Pattern: Office hours Monday – Friday

You will be based at MKC, Civic Offices within Milton Keynes, but you will have some meetings within MK-Act offices working in close contact with the MK-Act teams. As a Housing IDVA you will have an in-depth working knowledge of DA and experience of working with victims of DA in relation to their housing. Our ideal candidate will be specialising in working with clients for whom housing and risk of tenancy breakdown is a factor. You will be able to work on their own initiative but also seeking support from the team when required.

Closing date: Friday 8th January 2021, 5pm

For an application pack please contact: sue.burke@mk-act.org

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