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.
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.
Scottish Government Delivering Equally Safe Fund. This post is funded to 31st March 2025.
Hours: 35 hours per week, exclusive of lunch breaks.
Funder: Scottish Government Delivering Equally Safe Fund. Salary: £26,000 PA, plus contributory pension.
Qualification Requirements: SVQ Social Services and Healthcare at SCQF Level 6 or above to meet registration requirements of SSSC. Training will be provided to achieve this work-based qualification.
Further Information: We will consider applications from previous applicants. Completed Application Only – CV’s are not accepted. Closing Date: Monday 5 th September 2022 at 5pm For an application pack, please email email@example.com or visit hematgryffe.org.uk