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This is an exciting opportunity to join the Scottish Women’s Aid team, as Children and Young People’s (CYP) Policy Officer. The role holder will ensure that Scottish Women’s Aid is well placed to continue to influence and respond effectively to the changing policy and legislative landscape in Scotland, specifically in relation to children and young people affected by domestic abuse.
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.
What You’ll Do
The CYP Policy Officer will work with a diverse range of stakeholders to identify and influence key policy areas relevant to SWA and its member organisations. You will ensure you maintain and build effective relationships and alliances to aid in providing solutions, contributing to an evidence based approach to the development of relevant public policy and strategy.
What We Need
The successful candidate will have experience in the field of children’s policy and/or children’s human rights, preferably in relation to gender inequality or gender based violence. You will be a confident networker with strong public speaking skills and the ability to influence at all levels.
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If you would like to discuss this opportunity, please contact: Ella Lees, Operations Manager email@example.com.
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Closing date for applications: 4th July 2022 @ 12noon
Interview date: TBC
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.