Women’s Support Worker, Skye and Lochalsh

  • Part time
  • £21,571 pro-rata
  • Skye and Lochalsh
  • Closing 10th December 2018

  • Advertised from 23rd November 2018
  • 28 hrs per week


"Thank you so much for your help, I wouldn’t have a smile on my face at all today if it hadn’t been for you. I am so grateful to have been able to speak and listen with you”

Ross-shire Women’s Aid is a sector leading service comprising Refuge Accommodation, Community Outreach Support and Prevention Services. We are looking for an exceptional individual to help women make the transition towards a safer and happier future.

As part of a team, the role of the Women’s Support Worker is to offer practical and emotional support for women who have experienced domestic abuse. The Women’s Support Worker is responsible for the delivery of services and related activities across the area and an opportunity for someone help some of the most vulnerable women and young people across the area.

You will need to be fully committed to excellence and the values which drive Ross-shire Women’s Aid, while placing the welfare and needs of the women and young people at the centre of everything you do.

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 this has on women, then this could be the next career challenge for you.

Application notes

Please email info@rosswa.co.uk for application particulars.

Closing date for applications: Monday 10th December 2018 at 12 noon. Interviews will be held on 19th December in Portree, Isle of Skye.

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

Ross-shire 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.

Ross-shire Women’s Aid Charity No SC008514

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