SAY Women
SAY Women

Charity registered in Scotland SC016526

SAY Women is a small voluntary sector organisation based in Glasgow providing accommodation and related support to young women who have experienced childhood sexual abuse / exploitation, rape / sexual assault and have experienced or are at risk of homelessness.

Current vacancies

Accommodation Project Worker (Full Time)

  • Full time
  • £24,624
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 7th February 2022

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of young females who have become homeless or are at risk of homelessness through no fault of their own?

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of young females who are survivors of sexual abuse by helping them develop the skills needed to cope with what has happened to them and build an independent life and positive future?

Are you passionate about the eradication of Men’s Violence against Women and Girls and women's homelessness from a feminist perspective?

Do you want to work in an all-female environment, working with women for women, effecting individual, societal and political change for all women?

As a full time Project Worker with SAY Women, you will be able to do this for the 8 young women who live in our Accommodation Project. The Project is semi-supported accommodation, with the tenants living in their own flat supported by our staff based in the same building. We give these young women a safe home, help them establish safety, gain independent living skills and provide emotional support to cope with their experience of sexual abuse and violence.

With your experience of providing emotional support and crisis intervention to vulnerable young women and your knowledge of trauma-informed practice, you will provide practical and emotion support, linking with other staff members and outside agencies to help survivors work towards an independent and happy, successful life.

When you join SAY Women, you join a community providing a warm and welcoming environment for all of our staff and young women. Our values run through every aspect of our attitude, approach and service provision, empowering our young women and staff with Courage, Compassion and Connection.

In return for your passion and dedication, we provide great opportunities for your personal training and development as well as a generous pension package and annual leave allowance.

Please download the Job Description for a full list of the duties of the post and the Person Specification.

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Trainer

  • Part time
  • £23,000 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 16th June 2021

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:

  • 2 years experience of delivering training,
  • a thorough knowledge of the nature and impact of childhood sexual abuse
  • a feminist analysis of VAWG.

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.

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SAY Women Accommodation Project Worker

  • Part time
  • £24,616 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 8th June 2021

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.

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Resource Worker

  • Part time
  • £22,768 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 23rd August 2021

SAY Women is a charitable organisation based in Glasgow providing accommodation and related support services to young women aged 16 to 25 who are survivors of childhood sexual abuse, rape or sexual violence, and who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

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.

We are looking for a Part Time Resource Worker to provide a crisis emotional and practical support service to survivors referred to us by the Glasgow Council on Alcohol. An understanding of addiction issues as well as sexual abuse and homelessness would therefore be an advantage.

Reporting To: Senior Resource Worker

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Accommodation Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,624
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 11th November 2021

SAY Women is a charitable organisation based in Glasgow providing support and same sex accommodation for 8 young women, aged 16 to 25, 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.

We are looking for a Project Worker to 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.

The post is open to women only (exempt under Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010) and is subject to Enhanced Disclosure Check.

SAY Women strives to be an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from individuals who are disadvantaged and under-represented in the labour market.

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Tenancy Sustainment For Survivors Project Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • £24,625
  • Renfrewshire, with some travel to SAY Women’s office in Glasgow
  • Closing 24th November 2021

SAY Women is a charitable organisation based in Glasgow providing safe single sex accommodation and related direct support to young women (16-25 year olds) who have experienced childhood sexual abuse/exploitation, rape, sexual assault or other forms of sexual violence who are at risk of homelessness.

We have vacancies for one Full Time and one Part Time Tenancy Sustainment For Survivors (TS4S) Project Worker with at least two years’ experience of working within the VAW&G field and/or women’s homelessness. Providing one to one trauma informed support and intervention. Having knowledge of the impact of childhood sexual abuse and the impact on housing and homelessness is vital and the ability to incorporate a feminist analysis and a gendered analysis to support is essential. Experience/knowledge of Housing First, addictions and mental health issues and relative strategies to the posts are desirable.

These posts are currently funded by the Rapid Rehousing Fund through Renfrewshire Council and through The Ending Homelessness Together Fund and will require a blended approach to working - the Full Time post will be based in Renfrewshire with ad hoc attendance at SAY Women offices; the Part Time post will have to have a flexible location of another, yet to be identified, council area and the SAY offices.

For both posts a full driving licence and access to a car are desirable.

A generous pension scheme and comprehensive staff support are offered.

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