This vacancy has now closed

BME Outreach Women, Children & Young People Support Worker (Falkirk)

  • Part time
  • £23,820 pro-rata
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 27th June 2022


  • Advertised from 10th June 2022
  • £14,292 - 21 hours per week. Fixed term contract until 31st March 2023.

Role

Shakti is a feminist Black Minority Ethnic voluntary organisation which offers information, advocacy, emotional/practical support and refuge/temporary accommodation to all Black Minority Ethnic women and their children, who are experiencing or fleeing domestic abuse.

The post holder must be a bilingual speaker in a community language; preferably Hindi and/or Urdu

Post holder will ideally have experience of working with Black Minority Ethnic (BME) communities. Must have good knowledge and understanding of equalities issues and the issues affecting BME and/or LGBT women, children, and young people, understanding of the legislative and cultural issues surrounding Gender-Based violence, domestic abuse, honour-based abuse such as forced marriage and female genital mutilation, and their effects on Black Minority Ethnic women, their children, and young people.

Applicants must have a minimum of SVQ Social Services and Healthcare at SCQF Level 6 or above to meet registration requirements of SSSC or relevant qualification such as degree in Social Work or Community Education.

The posts will:

  • Involve unsocial and flexible hours including evenings and weekends
  • Successful applicants will be subjected to disclosure checks through the PVG Scheme.
  • ‘Women only need apply for these posts under paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010’.

Application notes

Closing date: 27th June 2022 by 12 noon

For application pack, please email info@shaktiedinburgh.co.uk.

We do not accept CV’s.

Tel: 0131 475 2399 Email: infoedin@shaktiedinburgh.co.uk

SC 273279. Registered Charity Number: SC 008837

Post is funded by Falkirk Council, Falkirk Health and Social care Partnership and Scottish Government.