We have a full time post (35 hours per week) vacancy for an experienced support worker within our team to deliver individual and group work support to women. We are looking for enthusiastic feminists who share our core values. You will be expected to demonstrate a gender-based and trauma-informed approach to service delivery and will be expected to take a multi-agency approach to your work.
Candidates ideally have a minimum of 2 years work experience within the violence against women or similar field. Membership of the PVG scheme is an essential requirement and you should be qualified to a minimum of SVQ 3 in Social Services and Healthcare. You will be required to register with the SSSC as a Housing Support Worker.
This post is available on a fixed term until June 2020. Travel across East Lothian and Midlothian is required therefore a full current driving licence and constant access to a car is essential.
WAEML positively welcomes applicants from within all sections of the community although are except under Schedule 9(Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 and therefore only women need apply. We would particularly welcome bilingual applicants.