Charity registered in Scotland SC016526
SAY Women is a leading provider of services to sexually abused young women who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Since 1991 we have pioneered projects and approaches which help young women survivors make progress in their lives, with the help of our support, safe accommodation and opportunities to learn coping strategies, skills for self-care and to feel more empowered.
Our practice is based on gendered analysis, a feminist perspective and trauma-informed approach.
Say Women provides support and accommodation for 8 young women who have experienced homelessness and sexual abuse. Our work with them follows the Judith Herman model, focusing on establishing safety, and then supporting young women’s recovery and their journey towards an independent tenancy and becoming reconnected with a social network and community helping them thrive.
This work is carried out in partnership with Shettleston Housing Association in one accommodation block with flats, and our office and support space, and an outreach flat (shared) nearby.
SAY Women strives to be an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from individuals who are disadvantaged and under-represented in the labour market. These posts are open to female applicants by exemption under Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 and subject to PVG disclosure checks.
We are looking for a Finance Manager to ensure all aspects of our organisation’s finances are carried out and that financial management information is available to the Chief Executive and Board for their decision making.
You will be required to handle all accounting processes of the organisation, support the organisation’s financial planning for sustainability and line manage administrative staff.
This position is open to women only (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).
SAY Women is a voluntary sector organisation based in Glasgow providing safe single sex accommodation and related direct support to young women who have experienced childhood sexual abuse/exploitation, rape, sexual assault or other forms of sexual violence who are at risk of homelessness.
Tenancy Sustainment for Survivors (TS4S) 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 having knowledge of the impact of childhood sexual abuse on housing and homelessness. Ability to incorporated feminist analysis and a gendered analysis to support is essential. Experience/knowledge of housing 1st, addictions and mental health issues and relative strategies is desirable.
The post is currently funded by the Rapid Rehousing Fund through Renfrewshire Council and will be based in both their offices and at SAY Women.
A generous pension scheme and comprehensive staff support are offered.
The post is exempt under Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 and subject to PVG disclosure checks.
SAY Women strives to be an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from individuals who are disadvantaged and under – represented in the labour market.