Crisis Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £23,142 – £25,892
  • Fife
  • Closing 17th August 2022


  • Advertised from 1st August 2022
  • 36 hours per week. Salary position on scale dependent on experience

Role

Fife Women’s Aid are looking to recruit a full-time Crisis Support worker to join our Women’s Support Team.

This role will provide information, advice, advocacy, and support to women who contact Fife Women’s Aid as well as carrying out trauma informed assessment and intervention. The Crisis Support Worker will provide short-term intervention to meet immediate needs.

Applicants for this role should have experience of providing support in a relevant social care setting and have a good understanding of supporting people who have experienced trauma.

The successful applicant will have at least SVQ Level III or equivalent level of qualification in health and social care or other relevant subject, or equivalent experience and willingness to work towards a qualification.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a high degree of motivation and have the ability to work on their own as well as part of a team. An ability to cover on-call is an advantage (additional payments are made for this role).

Please join us for an online session to find out more about FWA women’s services. This will be at 6.30pm on Tuesday 28th June. Please confirm your attendance to info@fifewomensaid.org.uk and we will send you details of the zoom meeting. We hope to see you there.

Fife Women’s Aid is a feminist organisation and strives to be a supportive and empowering employer offering competitive terms and conditions.

Membership of Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme is a requirement for this post.

If you would like further information about the post, please contact Sharlene Taylor, Team Senior on 07714609374.

Application notes

For further information about the role including the job description and person specification and to make an application, please visit fifewomensaid.org.uk/about-fwa/vacancies.

Applicants must meet the person specification to be shortlisted.

Closing date: 4.30pm on Wednesday 17th August 2022

Interviews will be held: Friday 2nd September 2022

Only women are eligible to apply for this post due to Genuine Occupational Requirement (Schedule 9; Equality Act 2010). Fife Women’s Aid welcomes applications from women from all sectors of the community.


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