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If you are interested in applying for any of our job vacancies, please download an application pack.  Alternatively, if you would prefer to be sent a physical copy of the application pack by post, please email or call our 24 hour recruitment line on 01273 322958.  

35 hours p/w Female Support Worker (ST/SW/35)

Are you looking for a new challenge and a genuinely rewarding job?

We are seeking a support worker to join our expert team

 Stopover provides Brighton & Hove’s only female specific housing and support through trauma informed care.

This role is based in our Stopover 1, 2 and 3 houses which provide a pathway through high medium and low level support

The young women we work with often have a history of negative and damaging relationships including abuse and domestic violence as well as mental health issues, behavioural issues and substance misuse. The role of the Support Worker is to provide a consistent positive professional relationship that will allow the young women to start to trust, open up and address the issues in their past..

You will:

  • Be committed to fostering positive professional relationships with the young women
  • Have an understanding of the effects of early trauma on young women
  • Be able to provide on-going support through the transition within the Stopover accommodation pathway.

In return we offer:

  • Ongoing support and training
  • Restorative circles with an external facilitator
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Perkbox discount scheme


35 hours per week over a rolling 7 day rota

27 days annual leave (pro rata); additional 3 days at Christmas and statutory public holidays

Salary scale: Impact Band 3 starting £20,661 (pro rata)

This is a permanent contract

For a full job description, person specification and application pack please visit our website

This post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010

Please note, we are also currently looking for Relief Support Workers – candidates who are unsuccessful after interview stage may be offered a Relief role. If you would like to apply for a Relief role only, please indicate this on your application form (same job description applies).

If you would like to chat to someone about the role, please contact the Service Manager Stevie Graves on 07896 147 748.

Closing date for applications is 9.00am, Friday 4th May 2018
Interviews to take place Thursday 10th April 2018

Why work for Impact Initiatives?

Impact is a diverse, dynamic and forward thinking charity with a highly committed and professional staff team. We are a developing organisation and it is an exciting time to join us.

Every year we work with more than 2,500 people of all ages, helping them to live healthy and fulfilling lives.

“The work can be very challenging, but it is always rewarding, and you will get real job satisfaction from knowing that what you do is making a difference.”

What We Offer
We offer excellent conditions of employment including:

  • A competitive salary
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Stakeholder pension scheme
  • Induction period, on-going supervision and formal appraisal
  • Opportunities for career development
  • Further training and enhancement of your skills
  • An annual networking meeting for the whole staff team

Download an application pack

Linked below are the recruitment information sheet (please read this carefully before completing the application form), application form, job description, equal opportunities monitoring form and our Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy.

If you wish to find out more about the vacancy there is a contact name and number on the job description. Please click on the grey shaded boxes of the application form to type. Please also ensure that if you submit an extra sheet for the ‘supporting statement’ it is headed with your name and the job reference number. We look forward to hearing from you.

Please return your completed application either by email to or by post to the address listed at the foot of this webpage.

Please note we do not accept CVs, you must complete our application form (linked below) for any current job vacancies.

Job descriptions/person specifications:

35 hrs p/w Female Support Worker (ST/SW/35)


All other documents:

Application Form
Information for Applicant Confidential
Equal Opportunities Form
Recruitment of Ex-offenders Policy

Equal opportunities recruitment statistics 2016/17