Edinburgh Women’s Aid strives for a society free from domestic abuse by providing practical and emotional support and information to women and children. The charity also raises awareness of domestic abuse and its prevalence across society. The Board of Directors is responsible for effective governance of the charity. We are looking for new Board members to bring diverse skills to the Board to enhance the governance of the charity.
To deliver the Edinburgh Domestic Abuse Court Support Service (EDDACS) service within Edinburgh Women’s Aid. EDDACS is a telephone support service also attending at Edinburgh Sheriff Court. To provide a high-quality frontline service to victims of domestic abuse who are going through the criminal court process. To work within a multi-agency framework consisting of the MARAC and local partnership responses to domestic abuse.
Adult PVG scheme membership will be required.
An Independent Domestic Abuse Advocacy training certificate, or a relevant degree, or demonstrable equivalent experience, or a vocational qualification, or willingness to undertake relevant study is required for this post.
Edinburgh Women’s Aid strives to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. Women only need apply under Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.
Braeburn Home is an independent care home offering high quality nursing care. It is situated in a quiet residential area close to the Royal Botanic Garden. It offers care to older people who require nursing and social care and who will benefit from the support and companionship of other residents.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Administrative Assistant to deal with telephone, email and general enquiries to the home. The role mainly involves providing administrative support to the General Manager, other members of the team, and supporting the ongoing development work of the home. This will involve assisting the General Manager to produce various reports for the Board of Trustees, including HR, H&S and Governance Administration, premises management, and other online reporting such as Care Inspectorate, SSSC, and the Home Office.
The successful candidate will be a highly organised and responsible individual, who enjoys working in a family home atmosphere, in a varied and flexible role. It is essential that you use your initiative to manage your own workload, in a small, but extremely busy environment.
Excellent communication skills are essential – verbally, an excellent telephone manner, and written formats including minute taking, as is an attention to detail. You will have experience in various IT packages, and be capable and competent to apply this knowledge and understanding to sector-specific software.
Training will be provided in all relevant tasks and sector-specific training will be provided through a combination of internal, external and online courses as required.
A PVG check is required for this post, along with a Right to Work in the UK. Candidates will also be required to provide proof of qualifications declared on the application.
Braeburn Home is committed to Equal Opportunities.