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Refuge Follow On Children and Young People’s Worker

  • Full time
  • £23,232
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th August 2019

  • Advertised from 12th April 2019
  • Full time 35 hours per week. Fixed term contract up to June 2020 – further funding will be sought.


The post holder will be supporting Black Minority Ethnic children and young people who with or without their mothers have experienced domestic abuse; and supporting mothers as needed. Applicants must have at least 2 years’ experience of working with children and young people, and an understanding of forced marriage and the effects of the cultural issues surrounding domestic abuse.

Applicants must have a minimum of HNC in Child Care or relevant qualifications, such as a degree in Social Work or Community Education.

Applicants must be a bilingual speaker in a BME community language such as Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali, or Arabic. Applicants must hold a clean driving license. Post involves unsocial hours including evenings and weekends. This post is subject to enhanced disclosure checks.

Application notes

Women only need apply under paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.

Closing date for applications is at 12 noon on 15th August 2019.

Application packs, if not accessible to you via the job advert, are available on request from:

Denise Marshall, Shakti Women’s Aid, Norton Park, 57 Albion Road, Edinburgh EH7 5QY

Tel: 0131 4752399


Funded by Scottish Government