Charity registered in Scotland SC016526
SAY Women is a small charitable organisation based in Glasgow providing accommodation and related support services to young women who are survivors of childhood sexual abuse and rape/sexual assault, and are at risk of/experiencing homelessness.
We are looking to recruit a Female Trainer (Part Time) with:
Experience/knowledge of homelessness, addictions, mental health issues, trauma is desirable.
The post involves travel throughout Scotland. A generous pension scheme (13.5%) and staff support system is on offer.
The post is open to women only (exempt under Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010) and is subject to PVG disclosure checks.
SAY Women strives to be an equal opportunities employer and particularly welcomes applications from individuals who are disadvantaged and under-represented in the labour market.
SAY Women provides support and same sex accommodation for 8 young women who have experienced homelessness and sexual abuse. Our work with young women follows the Judith Herman model, focusing on establishing safety, recovery and becoming reconnected to a social network and community whilst supporting them towards independence and empowerment.
Project workers will provide both practical and emotional support to tenants living within in the project. Practical support will involve; assessment, settle in, Independent Living Skills development, reconnecting to services/ networks and any additional supports they may need that ready them for resettlement and independent living.
Scheduled emotional support sessions will be offered by the Project Worker – using trauma-informed practice, guiding women through their healing process, introducing tools, techniques & resources, developing coping skills and providing an understanding of abuse and recovery from a feminist perspective and social model of support that help young women to live more manageable lives.
Crisis intervention will be required within this post as will evening and weekend working.
SAY Women offer great opportunities for training and development.
This position is open to women only (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).
The post is subject to Enhanced Disclosure Check.