Fife Women’s Aid are looking for a Befriending Coordinator. The postholder will recruit, train and support volunteer befrienders to work with women experiencing domestic abuse to reduce social isolation. They will also build and maintain relationships with the women who use the service as a key part of their role.
Applicants will have at least 2 years’ relevant experience, preferably with experience of training and supporting volunteers. A good understanding of domestic abuse and its effects is important.
Excellent communication skills, an ability to work effectively with a range of multi-agency partners and an ability to travel extensively across Fife is essential for the post. A clean driving licence is required.
The successful applicant will have at least SVQ Level III or equivalent level of qualification in social care or other relevant subject, or equivalent experience and willingness to work towards a qualification.
This post is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund until the end of December 2022.
Membership of Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme is a requirement of this post.