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 effective governance of the charity. We are looking for new Board members to bring diverse skills to the Board to enhance the governance of the charity.
To deliver the Edinburgh Domestic Abuse Court Support Service (EDDACS) service within Edinburgh Women’s Aid. EDDACS is a telephone support service also attending at Edinburgh Sheriff Court. To provide a high-quality frontline service to victims of domestic abuse who are going through the criminal court process. To work within a multi-agency framework consisting of the MARAC and local partnership responses to domestic abuse.
Adult PVG scheme membership will be required.
An Independent Domestic Abuse Advocacy training certificate, or a relevant degree, or demonstrable equivalent experience, or a vocational qualification, or willingness to undertake relevant study is required for this post.
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.
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.