Scottish Women's Aid
Scottish Women's Aid

Charity registered in Scotland SC001099

Scottish Women’s Aid is Scotland’s leading voluntary sector organisation working to prevent domestic abuse and promote effective policy and practice responses for women, children and young people who experience domestic abuse. We are the umbrella organisation for 36 autonomous Women’s Aid groups delivering direct services to women, children and young people across Scotland.

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Building Capacity Project Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £28,888
  • Based in Edinburgh, but travel throughout Scotland may be necessary.
  • Closing 18th January 2019

We are appointing a Project Co-ordinator and a Development Worker for this new and exciting training project at Scottish Women’s Aid.

Both post holders will be responsible for supporting the development of a model to create and sustain a national body of trainers who can deliver affordable and high-quality gender and gendered VAWG training for public and third-sector organisations.

Both posts holders will also establish an Equally Safe (ES) training and competence framework, building on previous work carried out by the Violence Against Women (VAW) Training Consortia, and work collaboratively with a range of partners and stakeholders across Scotland.

The Project Co-ordinator will also strategically plan to assess how the demand can be met for affordable, ES trainers over a 5-10 year implementation period and support the commissioning and delivery of the segmentation research that collects Scottish data to support effective messaging about gender and VAWG.

The Development Worker will support the development of a VAWG curriculum that has gender at its core.

To find out more about the project, please refer to the additional information sheet in the application pack.

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Building Capacity Project Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £28,888
  • Based in Edinburgh, but travel throughout Scotland may be necessary.
  • Closing 18th January 2019

We are appointing a Project Co-ordinator and a Development Worker for this new and exciting training project at Scottish Women’s Aid.

Both post holders will be responsible for supporting the development of a model to create and sustain a national body of trainers who can deliver affordable and high-quality gender and gendered VAWG training for public and third-sector organisations.

Both posts holders will also establish an Equally Safe (ES) training and competence framework (building on previous work carried out by the Violence Against Women (VAW) Training Consortia) and work collaboratively with a range of partners and stakeholders across Scotland.

The Project Co-ordinator will also strategically plan to assess how the demand can be met for affordable, ES trainers over a 5-10 year implementation period and support the commissioning and delivery of the segmentation research that collects Scottish data to support effective messaging about gender and VAWG. The Development Worker will support the development of a VAWG curriculum that has gender at its core.

To find out more about the project, please refer to the additional information sheet in the application pack.

This is re-advertisement. Previous candidates needn’t apply.

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Learning and Quality Assurance Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £28,888
  • Edinburgh with some travel across Scotland
  • Closing 4th February 2019

Scottish Women’s Aid is Scotland’s leading voluntary sector organisation working to prevent domestic abuse and promote effective policy and practice responses for women, children and young people who experience domestic abuse. We are the umbrella organisation for 36 autonomous Women’s Aid groups delivering direct services to women, children and young people across Scotland.

SWA has a unique relationship with its 36 autonomous Women’s Aid member groups that provide specialist domestic abuse services to women, children, and young people across Scotland. This post is an exciting opportunity for you to lead the work to deliver a programme of training, learning and good practice events for our members and to implement the Women’s Aid in Scotland National Service Standards. You will also be responsible for supporting a portfolio of Women’s Aid groups to review and develop good practice models by delivering a range of tailored support services.

We are looking to recruit someone who will be able to positively engage with our members and has excellent skills to manage and co-ordinate projects.

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Helpline Operations Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £26,663
  • Based in Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th February 2019

Scottish Women's Aid is the lead organisation in Scotland working towards ending domestic abuse and other forms of violence against women. We play a vital role in campaigning at national and international level and lobbying for effective responses to domestic abuse, including ensuring that women and children with experience of domestic abuse get the services they need when they need them.

Would you like to be part of supporting the delivery of a vital helpline service for people with experience of domestic abuse and forced marriage?

As the Operations Co-ordinator, you will be responsible for the day-to-day operational tasks and administration of Scotland’s Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline (SDAFMH). You will also provide confidential information and support to individuals and agencies who contact the Helpline.

With excellent organisational, computer and telephone skills and an understanding of

domestic abuse and forced marriage, the post holder will need to be able to respond

effectively and sensitively to calls from a wide range of people. You will have an

sound understanding of the operational systems and infrastructure required to

support the delivery of a 24/7, 365 days per year helpline, as well as the services

available to support helpline callers. You will also demonstrate the ability to work on

your own initiative.

Scotland’s Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline operates on a 24/7 basis using a varying pattern of day, evening and night shift. The operations co-ordinator will be expected to work regular day and evening shifts with occasional night shifts.

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External Affairs Officer

  • Full time
  • £28,888
  • Based in Edinburgh
  • Closing 18th March 2019

Scottish Women’s Aid is Scotland’s leading voluntary sector organisation working to prevent domestic abuse and promote effective policy and practice responses for women, children and young people who experience domestic abuse. We are the umbrella organisation for 36 autonomous Women’s Aid groups delivering direct services to women, children and young people across Scotland.

Are you an experienced communications professional, with both an understanding of political and parliamentary processes and the gendered analysis of domestic abuse?

SWA is seeking a diplomatic, results-driven, self-starter with great attention to detail; someone who gets work done within agreed timelines, works on her own initiative, and contributes constructively as part of a team.

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Helpline Call Handler

  • Full time
  • £23,299
  • Based in Edinburgh.
  • Closing 13th May 2019

Scotland’s Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline

Scottish Women's Aid is the lead organisation in Scotland working towards ending domestic abuse and other forms of violence against women. We play a vital role in campaigning at national and international level and lobbying for effective responses to domestic abuse, including ensuring that women and children with experience of domestic abuse get the services they need when they need them.

Would you like to be part of supporting the delivery of a vital helpline service for people with experience of domestic abuse and forced marriage?

As a Call Handler you will provide confidential information and support to individuals and agencies who contact the Scotland’s Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline (SDAFMH).

With excellent communication skills and an understanding of domestic abuse, the post holder will need to be able to respond effectively and sensitively to calls from a wide range of people. You will have an understanding of the services available to support helpline callers, strong computer skills and demonstrate the ability to work on your own initiative.

Scotland’s Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline operates on a 24/7 basis. The post holder will be required to work a varying shift pattern on a rota that includes day, back and night shift.

Successful applicants will be subject to a PVG check, paid by SWA.

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Finance Worker

  • Part time
  • £28,888 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st May 2019

Scottish Women’s Aid is Scotland’s leading voluntary sector organisation working to prevent domestic abuse and promote effective policy and practice responses for women, children and young people who experience domestic abuse. We are the umbrella organisation for 37 autonomous Women’s Aid groups delivering direct services to women, children and young people across Scotland.

Are you an experienced finance professional, who would enjoy working for a busy national charity?

SWA is seeking a motivated finance worker who produces accurate work, is a self-starter with great attention to detail; someone who gets work done within agreed timelines, works on her own initiative, and contributes constructively as part of a team. This role combines the day to day financial management of a charity along with ensuring effective financial management of specific projects and funding streams.

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