Clydebank Women's Aid

Charity registered in Scotland SC011636

Clydebank Women's Aid is not just about refuge. We are a group of women who work together as a collective to provide support and information to women, children and young people experiencing domestic abuse. We can also provide refuge if this is appropriate, or seek other accommodation for women who want this.

Current vacancies

Children and Women’s Support Worker/Collective Manager

  • Part time
  • £30,510 pro-rata
  • Clydebank
  • Closing 12th August 2022

Clydebank Women’s Aid are excited to announce a new position to join our feminist Collective! Are you committed to women, children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse? Do you identify as a feminist? If so, then the rare opportunity to work within a true collective management structure might be for you.

As a Children and Women’s Support Worker, you will provide one to one support to children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse wherever these sessions take place. There is also an expectation that you will provide support to women who have experienced domestic abuse in a drop in/refuge resident basis.

As a Collective Manager you will be equally responsible for the day-to-day running of Clydebank Women’s Aid and ensuring our vision and mission statements are met, for example: attending internal and external meetings; ensuring all aspects of the service is covered; overseeing recruitment, employment and management issues; contributing to local and national campaigns; ensuring women, children and young people are at the forefront of the service and that all aspects of work are done so within the feminist ethos of Clydebank Women’s Aid.

Clydebank Women’s Aid has a robust induction process, and the successful applicant will be given the support and training required to transition into this role.

We are looking for a woman who is a passionate and committed feminist preferably with experience providing emotional and/or practical support to women, children, and young people. Though you do not need qualifications to apply for this post, you will be expected to undertake these as per the Collective and SSSC requirements with the costs covered by Clydebank Women’s Aid (within budgetary constraints).

We ask that you look over the person specifications and job description provided for a full understanding of what is expected.

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Family Resource (Outreach) Worker & Collective Manager

  • Full time
  • £29,911
  • Clydebank
  • Closing 23rd July 2021

Clydebank Women’s Aid are excited to announce a new position to join our feminist Collective! Are you committed to women, children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse? Do you identify as a feminist? If so, then the rare opportunity to work within a true collective management structure might be for you.

Job Role

As a Family Resource (Outreach) Worker, you will provide one to one support to children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse wherever these sessions take place. There is also an expectation that you will provide support to women, children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse in a drop in/refuge resident basis.

As a Collective Manager you will be equally responsible for the day-to-day running of Clydebank Women’s Aid and ensuring our vision and mission statements are met for example: attending internal and external meetings; ensuring all aspects of the service is covered; overseeing recruitment, employment and management issues; contributing to local and national campaigns; ensuring women, children and young people are at the forefront of the service and that all aspects of work are done so within the feminist ethos of Clydebank Women’s Aid.

This role requires a broad range of experience, skills and values. We are looking for a woman who is a passionate and committed feminist preferably with experience providing emotional and/or practical support or counselling to women, children and young people. We ask that you look over the person specification’s and job description provided for a full understanding of what is expected.

Organisation Profile

Clydebank Women’s Aid is a charity founded in 1981 to provide support, information and refuge accommodation to women, children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse.

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Women’s Support Worker and Collective Manager

  • Full time
  • £29,911.96
  • Clydebank
  • Closing 24th September 2021

Clydebank Women’s Aid are excited to announce a vacancy within our organisation for a woman to join our feminist collective as a Women’s Support Worker and Collective Manager. This role will undertake the provision of emotional and practical support to women who have experienced domestic abuse on a refuge, drop in and outreach basis. This is a new and unique opportunity to work within the rare collective management structure and share the responsibility of delivering a confidential, non-judgemental and high quality service.

Clydebank Women’s Aid, born from the grassroots feminists movement, was founded in 1981 in response to women’s position in society - 40 years later we retain these core values. As one of the first voluntary sector organisations within this area, we remain commited to supporting women, children and young people experiencing domestic abuse, providing training and challenging the myths and attitudes surrounding domestic abuse.

Feminism is at the root of all the work Clydebank Women’s Aid undertakes and it is therefore integral that women applying for this role identify as such. As both a Women’s Support Worker and Collective Manager a clear understanding of collective working is fundamental. The successful applicant will be committed to working collectively, will be able to take direction from other collective managers and actively demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.

This post is subject to a Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme check.

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This vacancy has now closed

Women’s Support Worker and Collective Manager (x2)

  • Full time
  • £30,510
  • Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 8th April 2022

Clydebank Women’s Aid are excited to announce a vacancy within our organisation for a woman to join our feminist collective as a Women’s Support Worker and Collective Manager. This role will undertake the provision of emotional and practical support to women who have experienced domestic abuse on a refuge, drop in and outreach basis. This is a new and unique opportunity to work within the rare collective management structure and share the responsibility of delivering a confidential, non-judgemental and high quality service.

Clydebank Women’s Aid, born from the grassroots feminists movement, was founded in 1981 in response to women’s position in society - 40 years later we retain these core values. As one of the first voluntary sector organisations within this area, we remain commited to supporting women, children and young people experiencing domestic abuse, providing training and challenging the myths and attitudes surrounding domestic abuse.

Feminism is at the root of all the work Clydebank Women’s Aid undertakes and it is therefore integral that women applying for this role identify as such. As both a Women’s Support Worker and Collective Manager a clear understanding of collective working is fundamental. The successful applicant will be committed to working collectively, will be able to take direction from other collective managers and actively demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.

This post is subject to a Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme check.

If you are interested in this post, please download the Job Description and Person Specification (Women’s Support Worker/Collective Manager) for information on what this role entails and what is expected of candidates. For an application pack please email us directly at RecruitmentClydebankWA@gmail.com.

Only women are eligible to apply for this post due to the Genuine Occupational Requirement (Schedule 9; Equality Act 2010). Clydebank Women’s Aid welcomes applications from women from all sectors of the community.

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