Employment Opportunities

PDAP delivers nationally accredited, quality marked specialist domestic abuse support services across Kirklees working within a coordinated partnership response to victims of domestic abuse as part of the local area multi-agency strategy to tackling domestic abuse.

PDAP is the largest specialist domestic abuse charity in Kirklees providing innovative and responsive support services to anyone affected by or escaping domestic abuse. We have continued to grow over the last year and are seeking compassionate, determined individuals to join our committed teams.

We currently have the following employment opportunities available:

Service Manager for PDAP Community Based Service KBOP – full time 37.5 hours per week

KBOP – refers to Kirklees Better Outcomes Partnership

 PDAP outreach service offers a high quality community-based support service to female and male victims of domestic abuse aged 16+ living in Kirklees.

Applicants are required to have knowledge and experience of:

  • managing a staff team in order to meet the needs and achieve positive outcomes for clients under payment by results commissioning
  • monitoring and evaluation of service performance
  • providing staff support and supervision
  • working with people experiencing domestic abuse
  • working as part of a senior leadership team
  • safeguarding adults and children

Volunteer Co-Ordinator – part time 22.5 hours per week

  • The main purpose of the role is to recruit, train, supervise and manage volunteers to enhance the services provided by PDAP. The role requires an individual with the skills, experience and understanding of working with volunteers to ensure this work provides opportunities for those wishing to contribute to services supporting victims of domestic abuse.

Applicants are required to have knowledge and experience of:

  • providing management, support and supervision to staff or volunteers
  • excellent understanding of the impact of domestic abuse on victims, perpetrators, families and wider communities
  • design and delivery of a volunteer program or similar activity
  • extensive understanding of safeguarding adults and children
  • monitoring and evaluation of program to ensure delivery of an effective service
  • promote and support equality and empowerment within all areas of work

Admin Officer – part time 22.5 hours per week

The role will provide a range of administrative and business support services across the organisation, including support to PDAP Senior Leadership Team and Board of Trustees. The Admin Officer will be part of a PDAP Central Business Support and Finance department to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the organisations business support requirements including all administration functions. Admin Officer – part time 22.5 hours per week

Applicants are required to have knowledge and experience of:

  • communicating effectively and efficiently as part of a central business processes
  • communicating effectively and efficiently with external professions and members of the public
  • Ability to work with Microsoft Office applications such as Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and word
  • Navigating data base systems confidently
  • Excellent organisational skills and record keeping

Benefits include:

  • Generous holiday entitlement: 29 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Employer’s pension contribution is 6% of salary
  • Health Care Cash Plan – Employment Mental Wellbeing Scheme


Application packs including Job Descriptions and Person Specifications for all roles can be found and downloaded by using this link below

Requested by email from:  [email protected]

 Closing date for completed applications is 24th May 2021

Shortlisting and interviews the week commencing 31st May 2021

An enhanced DBS check will be required.

 PDAP is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk will ensure that all our policies reflect this.  All recruitment is carried out in line with PDAP Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy and Procedures

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