Court Support and Advocacy Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,688 – £25,384
  • Fife
  • Closing 8th December 2021


  • Advertised from 12th November 2021
  • position on scale is dependent on experience. 36 hours per week

Role

Fife Women’s Aid are looking to recruit a full time worker to provide advocacy and support services for women who are involved in court actions as a result of domestic abuse. The post holder will work directly with women to offer information, support and advocacy services and will also provide liaison between service users and other multi-agency partners from both statutory and voluntary services.

Applicants will have experience of providing advocacy and support to vulnerable client groups. Procedural knowledge and practical experience of civil and criminal justice remedies for victims of domestic abuse will be an advantage.

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.

This post is currently funded until the end of January 2023.

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

Application notes

Please join us for an online session to find out more about the role and the court support and advocacy service. This will be at 6.30pm on Wednesday 1st December. 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.

Alternatively, if you would like further information about the post, please contact Suzanne Duffy on 07714609358.

Closing date: 5pm on Wednesday 8th December

Interviews will be held: Friday 17th December

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.

For an application form, please go to our website: fifewomensaid.org.uk/about-fwa/vacancies

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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