Edinburgh Women's Aid
Edinburgh Women's Aid

Charity registered in Scotland SC028301

A Charity working with women, children and young people experiencing or at risk of domestic abuse.


Current vacancies

Duty Crisis Support Worker (office based)

  • Part time
  • £23,032 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 8th March 2021

The role of the Duty Crisis Support Worker is to provide a confidential, safe and supportive information service to women and agencies who contact EWA through the crisis phone line and/or ‘drop in’ service, and where appropriate to also assess women, and any accompanying children who are affected by domestic abuse, for refuge accommodation. The role will be based in the EWA office in Stockbridge, Edinburgh.

Candidates are required to have the following:

· Professional Development Award in Domestic Abuse Advocacy (IDAA/IDVA),or a recognised qualification Social Work, Community Education or SVQ3 Health and Social Care or higher.

· Ability to register as a Housing Support worker with the SSSC.

· Adult and Child PVG scheme membership will be required.

· Clean Driving Licence.

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Employability Worker

  • Part time
  • £26,036 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th March 2021

The overarching aims of this post are that

  • Women have increased financial independence (access to economic resources, education, paid labour market, routes out of poverty).
  • Services supporting women experiencing domestic abuse have increased knowledge, resources and confidence to respond to their employment and educational support needs.
  • Services are better connected to local and national employability supports.

The post holder will work with Edinburgh Women’s Aid and Shakti Women’s Aid service users to discuss with women their access to paid employment and the range of additional barriers that they face as a result of domestic abuse. Also to facilitate groups of women in employability issues that are pertinent to them and that they have helped identify in their support plan, and to support women to progress on their path to paid employment and progress towards their individual goals. Additionally they will monitor, review and evaluate the project.

Adult PVG scheme membership will be required.

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Senior Shift Support Worker 24 hr Refuge

  • Full time
  • £23,804 – £26,363
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th March 2021

To support the provision of a safe, professional and supportive service for women across the Women’s Support Service, who have experienced or are at risk of domestic abuse

The ability to to register as a supervisor with the SSSC, and Adult and Child PVG scheme membership will be required.

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.

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24-hour Refuge Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £23,465 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th March 2021

To provide a safe, professional and supportive service for women and any accompanying children who have experienced or are at risk of domestic abuse, who have additional support needs and who are living in refuge accommodation provided by Edinburgh Women’s Aid.

  • Qualified to SVQ Social Services and Healthcare at SCQF Level 6 or other relevant qualification to register as a housing support worker with the SSSC.
  • Adult and Child PVG scheme membership will be required.
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CEDAR Co-ordinator (Mother)

  • Part time
  • £25,322 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th March 2021

To work with the CEDAR Children & Young People Co-ordinator to develop and manage a community group work programme (CEDAR Project) for children and young people and their mothers with experience of domestic abuse. The co-ordinator role is pivotal to the way in which CEDAR Groups are organised and facilitated.

You will work alongside the CEDAR Children & Young People’s Groups Co-ordinator to develop, manage and deliver the CEDAR 12-week community group work programme. This will include remote groups and face to face delivery.

Adult and child PVG scheme membership will be required.

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24-hr Refuge Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,828
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th July 2020

To provide a safe, professional and supportive service for women and any accompanying children who have experienced or are at risk of domestic abuse, who have additional support needs and who are living in refuge accommodation provided by Edinburgh Women’s Aid.

Adult and Child PVG scheme membership will be required.

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This vacancy has now closed

Duty/High Risk Support Worker (23 hours)

  • Part time
  • £23,032 – £25,235 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th July 2020

Job role: The role of the Duty/High Risk support worker is to provide confidential, safe and supportive information service to women and agencies who contact EWA through the crisis phone line and/or ‘drop in’ service. Where appropriate, also assess women and any accompanying children who are affected domestic abuse, for refuge accommodation and complete admission procedures.

Adult and Child PVG scheme membership will be required.

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This vacancy has now closed

Duty/High Risk Support Worker 16 hours (Maternity Cover)

  • Part time
  • £23,032 – £25,235 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th July 2020

Job role: The role of the Duty/High Risk support worker is to provide confidential, safe and supportive information service to women and agencies who contact EWA through the crisis phone line and/or ‘drop in’ service. Where appropriate, also assess women and any accompanying children who are affected domestic abuse, for refuge accommodation and complete admission procedures.

Adult and Child PVG scheme membership will be required.

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This vacancy has now closed

EDDACS Advocacy Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,225 – £27,895 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th July 2020

Purpose of Job: To provide a high-quality frontline service to victims of domestic abuse, delivering a service to those at highest risk. 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.

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This vacancy has now closed

Duty/High Risk Support Worker (6 month contract) – 17.5 hours per week

  • Part time
  • £23,032 – £25,235 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th July 2020

Job role: The role of the Duty/High Risk support worker is to provide confidential, safe and supportive information service to women and agencies who contact EWA through the crisis phone line and/or ‘drop in’ service. Where appropriate, also assess women and any accompanying children who are affected domestic abuse, for refuge accommodation and complete admission procedures.

Adult and Child PVG scheme membership will be required.

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This vacancy has now closed

Facilities Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,828
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th August 2020

Job role: To provide a safe, secure accommodation for women and any accompanying children who are at risk of domestic abuse.

Adult and Child PVG scheme membership will be required.

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This vacancy has now closed

Family Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £23,820
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th August 2020

The role of the Family Support Worker is to offer support to children and young people who are experiencing or have experienced domestic abuse. This work also extends to working with women for the benefit of any children and/or young people.

• HNC Childhood Practice (SCQF 7) or SVQ Social Services Children and Young People(SCQF Level 7).

• Be registered or be eligible to register with the SSSC.

• Adult and Child PVG scheme membership will be required.

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Operational Manager (including management of CYP service)

  • Full time
  • £34,940
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 14th October 2020

The Operational Manager post is an appointment to the EWA management team. Reporting to the CEO, the Operational Manager is required to ensure that EWA provides a professional and consistent service to women, children and young people accessing our services. The operational manager is responsible for managing crisis, refuge and outreach services for women and children, provided as part of the core services of EWA. Responsibilities of the post include management of day-to-day operations; staff management; developing and sustaining external relationships with partners and funders; monitoring and reporting on service delivery; and active participation in the leadership of EWA.

Adult and Child PVG scheme membership will be required.

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This vacancy has now closed

Women’s Support Worker (Polish Speaking)

  • Part time
  • £26,036 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 2nd February 2021

To provide a safe, professional and supportive service for women who have experienced or are at risk of domestic abuse. This role will function predominantly as a city wide outreach support role but the post holder may be required to support women across any of our services including refuge accommodation.

  • Must be fluent in spoken and written Polish and English
  • Qualified to SVQ Social Services and Healthcare at SCQF Level 6 or other relevant qualification to register as a housing support worker with the SSSC.
  • Adult and Child PVG scheme membership will be required.

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.

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