Job Vacancy at Women’s Community Matters

Women’s Community Matters offers women specific services with care, compassion, kindness and love. We are based in Barrow-in-Furness and offer services to women aged 14 and over in the Barrow and wider Furness area.

We are looking to recruit a skilled professional to expand and develop the range of opportunities available to women at our Centre. The post involves working with women and families who have, or are, experiencing domestic violence/abuse, particularly around accommodation. The successful candidate will work closely with other members of the team including staff at Barrow Borough Council Housing department.


Job title: Project Worker: Women’s Support
Working hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £19,500
Closing date for applications: 5pm on 17th October 2017
Interview date: Friday 3rd November 2017
Anticipated start date: 1st December 2017


The application form, job description and person specification are all at the links below. If you would like the forms e-mailed to you then please contact us on

To apply please download and complete an application form and send it to Alternatively you can post your completed application to:
Rebecca Rawlings, Women’s Community Matters, Nan Tait Centre, Abbey Road, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria. LA14 1LG
The closing date for all applications is Tuesday 17th October at 5pm.


Please read the job descriptions and person specifications below before completing the application form.

Application Form October 2017 WCM015

WCM 015 Project Worker Women’s Support Job Description 02.10.17

WCM 015 Project Worker Women’s Support Person Specification


These posts are open to women only under the Equality Act 20110, Schedule 9, Part 1


Please note: successful applicants will be required to complete a DBS check. Our policy on the recruitment of those with a criminal record is below:

WCM Recruitment of those with a criminal record October 2017


We are looking forward to hearing from you.
Kind regards, Rebecca

For an informal chat about the post please e-mail as above or ring the Centre and ask for Rebecca on 01229 311102.

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