Stirling and District Women's Aid
Stirling and District Women's Aid

Charity registered in Scotland SC010937

Stirling and District Women's Aid aims to offer support, information and temporary accommodation for women and their children who have been physically, emotionally or sexually abused by a partner or former partner. We provide refuge, information and support services for women, children and young people in the Stirlingshire area who are victims of domestic abuse.

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Family Outreach Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,897
  • Stirling
  • Closing 18th June 2021

Are you passionate about women and children’s rights? Do you have the skills, knowledge and experience to develop the outreach service and work independently?

The Family Outreach Workers are responsible for providing day-to-day support for families in the Stirling Women’s Aid’s outreach programme, including overseeing women and children living in our scattered rural refuges. This includes providing advice, information, emotional and practical support as well as overseeing the general maintenance of rural refuge properties. The outreach workers will work closely with Stirling Women’s Aid’s IDAA and drop in workers and CYP team to provide a comprehensive service across the local authority. This role also requires the post-holder to work one day per week in HMP Cornton Vale with women who have experienced domestic abuse and are currently in prison, this requires a good understanding of the dynamics of domestic abuse and the complexities around this.

The role requires a range of experience and skills. You must be able to work independently and manage your own workload. You must have a strong commitment to equality and a feminist understanding of domestic abuse. You will have strong communication skills and will be able to develop and maintain positive working relationships.

Organisation profile:

Stirling and District Women’s Aid offers support, information and temporary refuge accommodation for women and their children who have been physically, emotionally or sexually abused by a partner or former partner. We work closely with a range of statutory and voluntary sector organisations.

Website: stirlingwomensaid.co.uk

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Children and Young People’s Worker

  • Part time
  • £24,896 pro-rata
  • Stirling
  • Closing 18th June 2021

Are you passionate about women and children’s rights? Do you have the skills, knowledge and experience to work with children and young people experiencing domestic abuse?

The Children’s workers are responsible for providing day-to-day support for children in Stirling Women’s Aid’s refuge and outreach programmes. This includes providing support to individual children and young people including arranging and attending meetings with health, education, and social work. The children’s workers will work closely with Stirling Women’s Aid’s Women’s and Outreach family workers to provide a comprehensive service across the local authority.

The role requires a range of experience and skills. You must be able to work independently and manage your own workload. You must have a strong commitment to equality and a feminist understanding of domestic abuse. You will have strong communication skills and will be able to develop and maintain positive working relationships.

Organisation profile:

Stirling and District Women’s Aid offers support, information and temporary refuge accommodation for women and their children who have been physically, emotionally or sexually abused by a partner or former partner. We work closely with a range of statutory and voluntary sector organisations.

Website: stirlingwomensaid.co.uk

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