Dundee Women's Aid
Dundee Women's Aid

Charity registered in Scotland SC006691

Dundee Women's Aid has been supporting women, children and young people who are experiencing Domestic Abuse for over 40 years. The development of our service has been influenced by the experiences of the women, children and young people that we have supported. As an organisation we provide a range of services including information, support and temporary refuge accommodation. 


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Lead Childcare Practitioner

  • Part time
  • £22,249 pro-rata
  • Dundee
  • Closing 16th March 2020

The Holiday Club runs four days a week during the two weeks of Spring and Autumn school holidays and for four weeks of summer holidays.

You will organise and lead interesting and stimulating outdoor activities throughout the school holidays in the summer, autumn and spring.

You will be expected to provide the highest possible standard of support to children and young people known to Dundee Women’s Aid who have experienced, or been affected by domestic abuse.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate and provide appropriate activity sessions for the Children and Young People Service aged up to 18 years.
  • Direct and lead the Holiday Club staff when planning and carrying out activities.
  • Organise interesting and stimulating outdoor activities throughout the school holidays in the summer, autumn and spring.
  • Work with groups of various ages to create a positive and reassuring atmosphere.
  • Encourage positive development of adult-child relationships through good example, e.g. no threats, bribes or corporal punishment.
  • Encourage positive play through the pre-planning of art and craft, drama, sports and dance sessions where children and young people can express themselves freely.
  • Demonstrate patience and understanding with a view to creating meaningful and enriching play opportunities.
  • Attend regular meetings with the CYP Service Manager and Domestic Abuse Practitioners to discuss progress of the project.
  • Evaluate the project, by means of a report, which will be used for future funding applications. Statistical evidence of the project’s progression should be gathered throughout the duration of the project.
  • As post holder you are required to travel extensively throughout Dundee. It is a requirement of the post holder to hold a full driving licence and have their own vehicle with insurance cover for business use. Please note, applicants who do not meet this criteria will not be shortlisted.
  • The post-holder is required to be a member of the PVG Scheme.
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Specialist Support Worker (Domestic Abuse)

  • Part time
  • £25,300 pro-rata
  • Dundee
  • Closing 16th March 2020

Purpose of the Role

To work as a member of a Housing First Team, which aims to offer support to single homeless women, providing permanent housing directly to street homeless individuals with ongoing assertive but flexible support, with a strong focus on harm reduction and sustainable tenancy within the community. You will be employed by DWA and seconded to the Housing First team. Women only need apply under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010. You will be required to provide creative permanent housing solutions, whilst providing support consistent with the internationally recognised Housing First Fidelities:

  • People have a right to a home
  • Flexible support is provided for as long as is needed
  • Housing and support are separated
  • Individuals have choice and control
  • An active engagement approach is used
  • The service is based on people’s strengths, goals and aspirations
  • A harm reduction model is used

The post-holder is required to be a member of the PVG Scheme.

Women only need apply under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.

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Facilities Worker – Payments & Income

  • Part time
  • £19,600 pro-rata
  • Dundee
  • Closing 30th March 2020

Purpose of the Post

To ensure the smooth management of refuge accommodation, that occupancy is maximized and quality of refuges remain at a high standard

To ensure all income is collected from Housing Benefit and other sources. To ensure that other ancillary costs for refuges are collected. To liaise closely with the appropriate Department in all issues pertaining to refuge rents, ensuring that all relevant documents are completed and submitted timeously. To collect monies from women as required and keep accurate documentation. To provide regular reports, and to work alongside other Women’s Services team members.

The post-holder is required to be a member of the PVG Scheme.

Women only need apply under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.

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