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Safe Spaces Consultant – Self employed

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Our offices are in Edinburgh but there is flexibility about work location. Please note travel across Scotland is required.
  • Closing 28th June 2022

  • Advertised from 14th June 2022
  • Day Rate: £300 per day. Working Hours: 2 days (14 hours) per week to be worked flexibly


We are 6 months into an 18 month contract with two other UK nations, promoting and growing the Safe Spaces initiative. This role sits within the Safe Spaces Project Safe Spaces Locations - UK SAYS NO MORE, an initiative launched during the pandemic to increase opportunities for survivors of domestic abuse to discreetly access specialist support in physical and online safe spaces, including pharmacies and banks.

We have hit the ground running in those 6 months, establishing connections with national and local partners to get buy-in and support for the initiative. We have investigated and developed a quality assurance framework, as well as information and resources for existing Safe Spaces providers. With just under 12 months left on the contract, we are looking for a well-connected, excellent communicator to build on this relationship building and take forward as a priority communicating with local and national partners.

About Us

Scottish Women’s Aid is Scotland’s leading voluntary sector organisation working to prevent domestic abuse and promote effective policy and practice responses for women, children and young people who experience domestic abuse. We are the umbrella organisation for 34 autonomous Women’s Aid groups delivering direct services to women, children and young people across Scotland.

Application notes

Please forward a CV at your earliest convenience for consideration by Jodie McVicar, Training Manager -

Scottish Women’s Aid is committed to promoting equality and diversity. Applications are welcomed from all sections of the community. Applications will be accepted from women only under Schedule 9, part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

Scottish Women’s Aid is a company limited by guarantee, company no. SC128433, and a charity registered with the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator, charity no. SC001099.