This vacancy has now closed

Peer Support Worker with Lived Experience (FEMALE ONLY)

  • Part time
  • £26,765 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 20th May 2022


  • Advertised from 28th April 2022
  • 17.5 Hours per week. Funded for three years.

Role

An opportunity to work within our innovative and busy Women’s Legal Project supporting vulnerable women and children. We require a person with lived experienced to provide peer support to vulnerable women and provided them with tailored, dedicated and specialist services. This will include work around prevention of homelessness and assisting women into permanent and safe accommodation after a period of unsettled living.

The Peer Support worker will also be at the heart of establishing Govan Law Centre’s Service-User / Lived Experience Services Group

We are seeking someone with who is confident and knowledgeable on the issues faced by women who are affected by violence, domestic violence, repeat offending, exploitation and homelessness.

Based in Govan Law Centre and outreach throughout Glasgow

This post is exempt under the terms of Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

Applications are invited from females with lived experience of being affected by violence or abuse.

The Peer Support Worker will be working within our Crisis Navigator Intervention Service for Women and Children experiencing domestic abuse and VAWG.

Application notes

Please post or email CV and Covering Letter to: Wendy Malloy, Project Manager, POHP Services, Govan Law Centre, Unit 4, 18-20 Orkney Street, Glasgow G51 2BZ. Telephone 0141 440 2503 Email: wmalloy@govanlc.com

Closing Date: Mid-day Friday 20 May 2022

If you have not received a response from Govan law Centre by 03 June 2022 then you have been unsuccessful on this occasion and no correspondence will be entered into.


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