Charity registered in Scotland SC046887
WLWA supports women, children and young people who are experiencing, or who have experienced, domestic abuse to take back control of their lives. We do this by offering a supportive, confidential service that includes safe accommodation, information and advice, support and practical help.
Are you interested in changing the lives of Women Children and Young People who have been impacted by domestic abuse?
West Lothian Woman’s Aid (WLWA) has been established for 39 years and does important inspirational work to support and empower some of the most vulnerable women and children throughout West Lothian. WLWA provide advice, information and support, including safe accommodation to women and children experiencing domestic abuse.
We are currently seeking to recruit suitably experienced, qualified and skilled women to join our Board of Directors.
The role of Board member is unpaid and offers a unique opportunity for women who have expertise, time and commitment to join the existing Board of Directors in providing strategic guidance and leadership to the existing staff team.
We are keen to recruit women who have experience and knowledge of working with vulnerable women, children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse although this is not essential. We have identified skills and experience we most require including: Third Sector, Operational and Strategic Development; Financial Management; Human Resource Management, Legal, Marketing and Fundraising, Campaigning and promoting Diversity and Inclusion.
WLWA is committed to equality and diversity and positively encourages applications from women throughout the community. Only women may apply under Schedule 9 Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010 and successful applicants will be subject to PVG checks.
West Lothian Women’s Aid (WLWA) is the sole charitable organisation in West Lothian working to provide information, support and accommodation to Women experiencing domestic abuse in the area. WLWA has been working to stop domestic abuse against women and children since 1980.
The Deputy Manager offers essential support to the team by taking responsibility for the day-to-day coordination and management of current services. These include a network of safe accommodation and the provision of a variety of additional information and support services.
The successful candidate will have at least 3 years’ experience working in a related field and will have completed or be willing to complete SVQ 4 Health and Social Services having already obtained a minimum of SVQ 3 Health and Social Services or equivalent.