Refuge Workers job at Refuge


Job Description

We are recruiting for excellent individuals who are passionate about supporting women and children who have been affected by domestic violence, as a Refuge Worker you will be responsible for providing high quality practical and emotional support to survivors of domestic violence and their children living in our refuges.

The main purpose of the role is to support victims of domestic violence and their children by collaborating with them to provide safe accommodation, ensuring that they have access to all options and services while also ensuing that they understand their rights.

As part of this role, you will be required to participate in an out-of-hours on call rota.

Refuge is the country’s largest single provider of specialist domestic abuse services, we are proud to be a leader in our field and an employer of choice, with excellent systems for supervision, quality management and development. For more information on our work, please visit


Refuge offers a variety of exciting opportunities to learn, develop and grow in your career. We recognise the value everyone brings to the organisation to achieve our aims and are dedicated to developing and rewarding our staff. More details of our benefits can be found in Job Information Pack.

Other information

Closing Date: 09.00 am on Monday 26 September 2022

Virtual Interview Date: Wednesday 05 October 2022

An enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) certificate will be required for this role.

Refuge is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. However, these posts are restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies.