This vacancy has now closed


  • Full time
  • £35,000
  • Stranraer
  • Closing 29th July 2019

  • Advertised from 5th July 2019
  • Permanent post


"Wigtownshire Women's Aid helped me through my darkest time, the service you provide is priceless, never underestimate the power of compassion, a ready ear and no judgement. Me and my girls can never thank you enough"

Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of women and children? An exciting opportunity has arisen for an exceptional professional to lead Wigtownshire Women’s Aid.

The Board is seeking to appoint a new Manager to lead the organisation and to provide strategic direction to its staff, volunteers and supporters. You will have effective and comprehensive leadership, management and communication skills, with experience of leading high performing teams. You will be a confident communicator and ambassador for WWA.

If you have a strong empathy with this area of work; if you value integrity, compassion and teamwork; if you want to work in an inclusive and nurturing environment; if you have a feminist understanding of domestic abuse and knowledge of the causes and impact then this could be the next career challenge for you.

Application notes

Please email for an application pack

Closing date for applications: 29th July 2019

Interviews will be held on 8th August

PVG Disclosure will be required for this post. A full driving licence and access to transport required.

Wigtownshire Women’s Aid strives to be an Equal Opportunities Employer and positively welcomes applications from all sections of the community. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. Women only need apply as these posts are exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1 – occupational requirement.

Wigtownshire Women’s Aid Charity No SC006427

A Company Limited by Guarantee – Registered in Scotland No SC371766