Women’s Support Worker (Refuge and Follow on)

  • Full time
  • £26,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 20th May 2022


  • Advertised from 22nd April 2022
  • Plus contributory pension. 35 hours per week, exclusive of lunch breaks. Funder: Scottish Government Delivering Equally Safe Fund. This post is funded to 31st October 2023.

Role

Hemat Gryffe Women’s Aid are seeking to recruit a Women’s Support Worker who will be based in refuge supporting women and assisting women when leaving refuge to settle into permanent accommodation via the follow-on service.

About Hemat Gryffe Women’s Aid

Established in 1981, Hemat Gryffe women’s Aid is a feminist organisation and Scotland’s first women’s aid project providing refuge accommodation, outreach, and follow-on services primarily to women, children, and young people from the Asian Black and Minority Ethnic Community experiencing domestic abuse, forced marriage and honour-based abuse.

About you

You will have experience of working with vulnerable women from minority ethnic backgrounds experiencing gender-based abuse.

You will be bilingual and speak English and Hindi, Punjabi, or Urdu

All staff are expected to promote equality and anti-discriminatory practices working with women primarily from the Asian, Black and Minority Ethnic Community experiencing domestic abuse, forced marriage and honour-based abuse from their husbands, partners, or extended family members.

Application notes

Further Information: For an application pack, please email womensaid@hematgryffe.org.uk or visit hematgryffe.org.uk

Please note, only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Please note: Women only need apply (under Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010).