Shakti is a feminist Black Minority Ethnic voluntary organisation which offers information, emotional/practical support and refuge/temporary accommodation to all Black Minority Ethnic (BME) women and their children, who are experiencing or fleeing domestic abuse. We currently have the following post vacancies. All posts are based in Edinburgh.
The post holder must be a bilingual speaker in a community language; preferably Hindi and/or Urdu and/or Punjabi or Cantonese.
The above post holder will support Black and Minority Ethnic women, their children and young people experiencing and/or fleeing domestic abuse or forced marriage. Applicants ideally have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of working with Black and Minority Ethnic Communities; especially, women, children and young people; an understanding of the legislative and cultural issues surrounding domestic abuse/forced marriage and their effects on Black and Minority Ethnic women, their children and young people.
All applicants must have a minimum of SVQ Level III in Social Care or relevant qualification such as degree in Social Work or Community Education.
All posts are subject to enhanced disclosure checks.
Posts occasionally involves unsocial hours including evenings and weekends.
Women only need apply for these posts under paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.
Closing date for the post is 27th June by 12 Noon.
For application pack, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. We do not accept CV’s.
SC 273279. Registered Charity Number: SC 008837
Funded by Scottish Government - DES