Women’s Support Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • £21,559 – £23,310
  • East & Midlothian
  • Closing 1st October 2021

  • Advertised from 2nd September 2021


  • 1 x 14-hour (Midlothian) Job Share contract ends 30.06.2022
  • 2 x 35-hour Midlothian contract ends 30.09.2023
  • 1 x 35-hour East Lothian contract ends 30.09.2023

WAEML provides information, support and accommodation to women (including trans-women), children and young people who have been subjected to domestic abuse. If you can commit to upholding the rights of women, children and young people, this may be the job for you.

We have vacancies for experienced support workers. You will work using a multi-agency, trauma informed approach and your case load will include individual and group work support.

Candidates should have a minimum of 2 years work experience. Membership of the PVG scheme is an essential requirement and you should be qualified to a minimum of SVQ 3 in Health and Social Care.

All posts are available on a fixed term basis. Travel across East Lothian and Midlothian is required therefore a full current driving licence and constant access to a car is essential.

In return you can expect:

  • A comprehensive induction process.
  • A commitment to your professional training and development
  • Access to employee benefits, optical cover, dental cover, counselling services and more*
  • Access to cycle to work scheme
  • Family friendly work environment
  • Excellent working conditions and ongoing support
  • 5% contribution to workplace pension scheme

WAEML strives to be an equal opportunities employer, we particularly welcome bilingual applicants. Only women need apply under Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.

Application notes

Closing date 1st October at 12pm, Interviews will take place via Zoom on 12th & 13th of October.

Request an application pack from Nancy Ross on 0131 561 5804 or go online at womensaideml.org

*these benefits are accrued after successful completion of probationary period.