join-the-team-2017Working for A Way Out could be one of the most exciting, rewarding and fulfilling things you ever do, whether that is working at a Senior Management level or volunteering a couple of hours each week; you will be involved in working for one of the regions top voluntary organisations, receiving the highest quality training & support whilst making a real difference in peoples lives.

We are currently recruiting to the following roles:

Blossom Additional Needs Project Worker – Full Time – 37.5 hrs pw – Salary:  £20,840

We are seeking to recruit a dynamic and experienced person to the role of Additional Needs Worker.  This role supports young women aged 16 – 25 with disabilities / difficulties including physical disabilities, learning disabilities, sensory impairment and/or other health needs.  A Way Out understands that people with disabilities/difficulties may experience a variety of challenges which could negatively impact their future development. In addition, we understand that individuals with disabilities are more likely to be at risk of abuse and exploitation by virtue of their additional vulnerabilities. Our aim is to change this through using an inclusive approach, passion and determination to ultimately deliver services that directly improve the everyday opportunities for young women with disabilities/difficulties.

The Blossom project is an established outreach and engagement service targeted to support young women aged 16-24 years who experience multiple disadvantages and are at significant risk of poor outcomes.  The service works to build emotional resilience and to encourage positive life choices, with the aim of preventing young women being vulnerable to exploitation and abuse and progressing into survival sex work.

The project, delivered within a multi-agency framework of referrals, outreach, in-reach, low threshold drop-ins, group work and one to one support, intending to enhance the lifestyles of young women, whilst raising their long-term aspirations.

It is an Occupational Requirement that applications for these posts are open to women only, as permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1, or the Equality Act 2010.  Enhanced DBS checks will be required and the job holder is required to hold a full driving license and have access to their own vehicle during working hours.

For further details please refer to the job description, person specification below.
Completed application forms should be forwarded by email to anita.burke@awayout.co.uk

A Way Out Trustee

We are currently looking for new trustees to help us to move forward to the next exciting stage in our development. As a new trustee, you would be joining a small team of existing Trustees to support our work in Stockton on Tees.

Your role would include providing input into our strategic direction, including our vision, aims and overarching strategy, you will help guarantee that the organisation functions within the legal and financial requirements of a registered charity.  As a Trustee you will also take responsibility for overseeing the management of the charity while concurrently delegating management to the Chief Executive Officer.

We are looking for creative individuals with demonstrable leadership skills. We are particularly keen to hear from candidates with a range of experience and skills from across the legal sector who are also  supportive of the Christian ethos of the organisation.

Please email anita.burke@awayout.co.uk for further information.

Community Fundraiser (volunteer)

A Way Out is offering an amazing opportunity to become part of an organisation that works to engage, empower and equip some of the region’s most vulnerable and excluded people.

We are looking for people with flair and self-motivation to join our new team of Volunteer Community Fundraisers – a role which will offer plenty of scope for growth and personal development.

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who have a passion for the valuable work that A Way Out does to maximise the generation of community funding and support for the organisation through agreed fundraising projects/events; community partnerships and individual donors, whilst fully conforming to industry best practice and legal requirements.

Each volunteer will receive comprehensive training and continued support as they grow in skill and experience within the role.If you are interested in applying for this voluntary role, please take a look at the job description and person spec below and complete the relevant application form, then submit to anita.burke@awayout.co.uk or send to Anita Burke, A Way Out, 1-2 Castlegate Quay, The Riverside, Stockton on Tees, TS18 1BZ.


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