East Dunbartonshire Women's Aid
East Dunbartonshire Women's Aid

Charity registered in Scotland SC047155

A registered charity providing information, support and refuge to women, children and young people affected by domestic abuse

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Children & Young People’s Outreach Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £27,572 pro-rata
  • Kirkintilloch
  • Closing 11th April 2022

East Dunbartonshire Women’s Aid’s Children and Young People team provide vital support to children dealing with the trauma of domestic abuse and leaving their home. They ensure that children are given a service which is driven by them and meets their needs. The service includes 1-1 therapeutic support, therapeutic focused group work and free play sessions. An important part of this role will be the development and delivery of innovative and creative groupwork

This is an outreach post, providing therapeutic 1-1 support to children and young people across East Dunbartonshire who are living with the impact of domestic abuse. You will also work closely with partner organisations, promoting the service and raising awareness.

The main office base is in Kirkintilloch but the post holder will be required to travel extensively throughout the area. Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, some homeworking may be required.

Candidates must have an understanding of the feminist analysis of domestic abuse, experience of interagency working and be willing to work as part of a collective.

At least two years’ experience in supporting vulnerable children and young people is required. Applicants must hold a recognised relevant qualification at a minimum of SVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) and experience of grant monitoring and reporting is desirable.

This is a fixed-term post. We have secured funding to enable the successful candidate to work 21 hours per week until 30th Sept 2024. We will be actively seeking funding to continue the post beyond this date but it is not guaranteed at this stage.

Posts are subject to a successful PVG scheme check, suitable references and completion of a satisfactory 6-month induction period.