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Befriending Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £23,142 – £25,892
  • Glenrothes with travel across Fife
  • Closing 29th September 2022

  • Advertised from 7th September 2022
  • 36 hours per week


Fife Women’s Aid are looking for a Befriending Coordinator. The postholder will recruit, train and support volunteer befrienders to work with women experiencing domestic abuse to reduce social isolation. They will also build and maintain relationships with the women who use the service as a key part of their role.

Applicants will have at least 2 years’ relevant experience, preferably with experience of training and supporting volunteers. A good understanding of domestic abuse and its effects is important.

Excellent communication skills, an ability to work effectively with a range of multi-agency partners and an ability to travel extensively across Fife is essential for the post. A clean driving licence is required.

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

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

Please join us for an online session to find out more about FWA Befriending service and the befriending coordinator role. This will be at 6.30pm on Tuesday 20th September 2022. Please confirm your attendance to and we will send you details of the zoom meeting. We hope to see you there.

Alternatively, if you would like further information about the post, please contact Suzanne Duffy on 07714609358 or Lynda Carey on 07714 609371.

Application notes

Closing date: 4.30pm on Thursday 29th September 2022

Interviews will be held: Friday 21st October 2022

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

For an application form, please go to our website:

Applications must meet the person specification to be shortlisted.

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.