The candidate should have experience of delivering support, advocacy and information to women experiencing domestic abuse and of working with support plans and risk assessments. You must have an understanding of the issues affecting women experiencing domestic abuse and share our commitment to feminism and equality. The Women’s Worker may support women in a variety of settings, including outreach, refuge and office support. Applicants must be highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals who are committed to supporting vulnerable women who have experienced or are experiencing domestic abuse.
HNC in Social care, Social Work or relevant SSSC recognised qualification (min Level 3) and experience in Support Work is required. Domestic abuse experience would be advantageous.
Car and clean driving licence required with evening/weekend work involved.
Motherwell Women’s Aid positively welcomes applications from women within all sections of the community.
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and energetic individual to lead and manage the Children and Young Persons support services team at Motherwell & District Women’s Aid. The applicant will be able to demonstrate a high degree of self-motivation and have the ability to motivate others. They will have a passion for improving the lives of women, children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse and experience in providing direct support services to vulnerable young people.
Applicants should be qualified to degree/diploma level in a relevant discipline i.e: Social Work, Community Education, Housing Support, SVQ level 3 Health & Social Services, Leadership and Management Level 4, and have at least 1 year senior and/or leadership experience providing support and/or care services to vulnerable people within the last 3 years.
Driving license and access to a car is essential