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.


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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 6th May 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.

Previous applicants need not apply.

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EDDACS Advocacy Worker

  • Full time
  • £26,036
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 29th July 2021

The role of the EDDACS Advocacy Worker is 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.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

An Independent Domestic Abuse Advocacy training certificate, or a relevant degree, or demonstrable equivalent experience, or a vocational qualification, or be willing to undertake relevant study.

Adult and Child PVG scheme membership will be required.

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24-hour Refuge Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £23,465 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 9th August 2021

24-hour Refuge Support Worker

· £23,465.10 pro rata (including 7.5% unsociable hours)

· £21,453.80 for 32 hours per week (including 7.5% unsociable hours)

· + £33.30 per sleepover

Role:

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.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

· 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.

Co. No 237521 Reg Charity No SC028301

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Family Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £23,820 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 9th September 2021

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.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

• 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.

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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EDDACS Administrator

  • Part time
  • £21,209 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 20th September 2021

Context of Job

To provide administration support to the EDDACS service within Edinburgh Women’s Aid.

Purpose of Job

To enable the EDDACS team to provide a high quality frontline service to victims of domestic abuse at the highest risk. Ensuring the quick communication of incoming referrals to the service on a daily basis, and providing other administrative

support to the team as required.

Main Duties

The role involves tight timescales and deadlines, and requires the ability to thrive in this environment and to prioritise and manage workload to ensure that these are met.

  • Distribute daily information to the team regarding each day’s referred cases within the timescale required to allow the team to submit reports to the court and information to partners in the Police DAIU (Domestic Abuse Investigation Unit) and VIA (Victim Information and Advice service). This is a key task of this role and is central to the provision of the EDDACS service.
  • Collate monitoring and evaluation information for the EDDACS service
  • Assist with answering the EDDACS phone line, monitoring the EDDACS shared inbox, handling enquiries and passing on messages.
  • Upload case information to the service database.
  • Prepare report documents for the team to use.
  • Support the service with other administrative tasks.
  • Support the smooth running of team’s ITC equipment and software (i.e. lap tops, mobile phones, online phone system), with the support of our ITC service providers and the Administration Manager.
  • Remain up to date and compliant with all organisational policies and procedures.
  • Comply with data protection legislation, confidentiality and information sharing policy and procedures, and any other legislation connected to your work.
  • Carry out other duties as reasonably asked by the Administration Manager or Management team.

Qualifications and Skills:

Essential

  • Excellent communication, both written and verbal, when dealing with colleagues, external agencies and service users
  • The ability to review information quickly and to pick out relevant details.
  • Advanced IT skills, particularly MS Office packages excel, word and outlook.
  • Ability to work autonomously to prioritise and manage workload to deliver within tight timescales and deadlines.
  • Ensuring that organisational policies and procedures are followed.
  • Developing procedures relating to the EDDACS administration from time to time.
  • Able to collect, interpret data and produce reports.
  • Have a good understanding of domestic abuse, including the impact of domestic abuse on victims and their children
  • Respect and value the diversity of the community in which the service works in, and recognise the needs and concerns of a diverse range of survivors ensuring the service is accessible to all.

Desirable

  • Qualification in secretarial or administration or MS Office packages.

Experience:

  • 2 years’ experience working in an administration role.
  • Providing administrative support to a team.
  • Working with databases.
  • Collating monitoring and evaluation information.

Personal Qualities

  • Be compassionate and empathetic.
  • Act with integrity and respect towards colleagues, external agencies and service users.
  • Ability to work as part of a small team and be a good team worker.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Be resourceful and a good problem solver.
  • Be optimistic about the possibility of personal growth and change.

Responsible to: Administration Manager

This role is subject to a Disclosure Scotland Standard Police Check.

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Children and Young People Art Therapist

  • Part time
  • £26,036 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 4th October 2021

To support children and young people affected by domestic abuse to express, reflect and process their emotions and to make meaning of their experiences through the use of Art Therapy; to enable change and growth through the use of art materials in a safe and facilitating environment.

Qualifications required:

• An accredited post graduate qualification in Art Therapy

• Registration with British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT) and the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC)

This post is subject to Adult and Children PVG Scheme checks.

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Advocacy Worker (Polish Speaking)

  • Part time
  • £26,036 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 11th October 2021

To deliver the EDDACS service within Edinburgh Women’s Aid and 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.

This post is subject to Adult and Children PVG Scheme checks.

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Volunteer Board Member

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 12th November 2021

Edinburgh Women’s Aid strives for a society free from domestic abuse by providing practical and emotional support and information to women and children. The charity also raises awareness of domestic abuse and its prevalence across society.

The Board of Directors is responsible for the effective governance and strategic direction of Edinburgh Women’s Aid. We are looking for new board members with diverse skills and backgrounds that complement the existing board skillset. Candidates who have experience of financial management are of particular interest, however previous board experience is not essential. We are equally keen to hear from candidates who are seeking their first board position and we would particularly welcome applicants who have used any women’s aid or other specialist women’s domestic abuse services in the past.

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Senior EDDACS Advocacy Worker

  • Part time
  • £26,471 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 8th November 2021

To deliver the EDDACS service within Edinburgh Women’s Aid. Providing a high-quality frontline service to victims of domestic abuse and 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. To support EDDACS advocacy staff to provide a high-quality frontline service to victims of domestic abuse that delivers a service to those at highest risk. To line manage the EDDACS Trainee and take a lead role in EDDACS Advocacy worker inductions.

This post is subject to Adult and Children PVG Scheme checks.

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CEDAR Co-ordinator (Mother)

  • Part time
  • £25,322 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th November 2021

Job Purpose

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.

Responsibilities include: overseeing and delivering the group work programme; managing referrals; scheduling and delivering groups and co-ordinating and providing support to co-facilitators. A significant proportion of time will be spent carrying out assessments with families to establish if the CEDAR programme is suitable for children. Assessment is a key element of the coordinator role and is a vital way in which mothers and their children are motivated to engage with their groups or supported to access more appropriate services. Coordinators will act as a single point of contact for both referrers and families.

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EDDACS Advocacy Worker

  • Part time
  • £26,036 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th November 2021

It is desirable, but not essential, to speak Polish or additional languages.

To deliver the EDDACS service within Edinburgh Women’s Aid and 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.

This post is subject to Adult and Children PVG Scheme checks.

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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