Women's Support Project
Women's Support Project

Charity registered in Scotland SC021846

The Women’s Support Project aims to raise awareness of the extent and effects of violence against women and children, and works to improve services for those affected by violence. Key themes in our work are highlighting links between different forms of male violence and promoting an interagency response to the abuse of women and children. Our work is informed by a feminist approach and an understanding of the links and overlaps between different forms of violence, discrimination and oppression

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Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,698
  • Glasgow with travel throughout Scotland as required
  • Closing 21st May 2019

The WSP is one of the delivery partners in “Click,” a new multi-agency partnership funded by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, through the Tampon Tax Fund until the 31st March 2021. “Click” will engage with those who are involved in selling or exchanging sex in off street locations in Scotland and will provide one-to-one outreach support in the community. It will also encourage women to take part in consultations, service user opportunities and creative participative research.

The WSP is pleased to be recruiting for 2 new posts - a Development Worker and a Resource Worker as part of ‘Click’ to develop methods to consult with, and encourage the participation of, women involved in selling or exchanging sex, and to provide opportunities for their views to inform policy and service development. These posts will work in partnership with frontline services offering support to women involved in selling or exchanging sex, so as to build capacity for engaging with service users. They will also produce and disseminate high quality information and resources, in print and online.

Development Worker

The aim of this post is to develop methods to consult with, and encourage the participation of, women involved in selling or exchanging sex and to provide opportunities for their views to inform policy and service development.

Main areas of work will be:

· Working in partnership with frontline services offering support to women involved in selling or exchanging sex so as to build capacity for engaging with service users.

· Developing participation research alongside women involved in selling or exchanging sex including further development of ‘Inside Outside Scotland’ (insideoutsidescotland.info)

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Resource Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,484
  • Glasgow with travel throughout Scotland as required
  • Closing 21st May 2019

The WSP is one of the delivery partners in “Click”, a new multi-agency partnership funded by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, through the Tampon Tax Fund until the 31st March 2021. “Click” will engage with those who are involved in selling or exchanging sex in off street locations in Scotland and will provide one-to-one outreach support in the community. It will also encourage women to take part in consultations, service user opportunities and creative participative research.

The WSP is pleased to be recruiting for 2 new posts - a Development Worker and a Resource Worker as part of ‘Click’ to develop methods to consult with, and encourage the participation of, women involved in selling or exchanging sex, and to provide opportunities for their views to inform policy and service development. These posts will work in partnership with frontline services offering support to women involved in selling or exchanging sex, so as to build capacity for engaging with service users. They will also produce and disseminate high quality information and resources, in print and online.

Resource Worker

The aim of this post is to increase awareness about commercial sexual exploitation through:

· Collecting and collating relevant information; responding to enquiries; and developing effective means of disseminating information

· Producing and disseminating high quality resources, in print and online.

This role will include overseeing efficient office administration.

If you are a committed and creative woman with a passion for preventing and eradicating commercial sexual exploitation and a commitment to working alongside women in the sex industry in Scotland then we would love to hear from you.

We particularly encourage applications from women who have previous direct experience of selling or exchanging sex.

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