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.
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.
We currently have a vacancy for a Full Time Women’s Support Worker to join our fantastic team of dedicated professionals supporting women and children to recover from Domestic Abuse. The post is for 35 hours per week (Mon-Friday office hours), plus participation in an out of hours on-call rota (once every 5-6 weeks).
The post is based in West Lothian and attracts a salary of £13.02 per hour with additional pay for on-call duties and a contributory pension scheme on offer.
The preferred candidate will be qualified to SVQ level 3 (Health Services and Social Care or equivalent) or be willing to undertake this training within the first 12 months of employment and will have at least 2 years of experience working with vulnerable client groups and casework experience. The successful candidate must be a driver with access to their own vehicle.