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Befriending Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £22,464 – £25,128
  • Fife
  • Closing 28th January 2021

  • Advertised from 23rd December 2020
  • 36 hours per week


Fife Women’s Aid are looking for a Befriending Coordinator. The postholder will recruit, train and support volunteer befrienders to work with women experiencing domestic abuse to reduce social isolation. They will also build and maintain relationships with the women who use the service as a key part of their role.

Applicants will have at least 2 years’ relevant experience, preferably with experience of training and supporting volunteers. A good understanding of domestic abuse and its effects is important.

Excellent communication skills, an ability to work effectively with a range of multi-agency partners and an ability to travel extensively across Fife is essential for the post. A clean driving licence is required.

The successful applicant will have at least SVQ Level III or equivalent level of qualification in social care or other relevant subject, or equivalent experience and willingness to work towards a qualification.

This post is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund until the end of December 2022.

Membership of Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme is a requirement of this post.

Application notes

If you would like further information about the post, please contact Keri Duffy on 07714609374.

Closing date: 5pm on Thursday 28th January 2021

Interviews will be held: Monday 15th February

Fife Women’s Aid is a feminist organisation and strives to be a supportive and empowering employer offering competitive terms and conditions.

For an application form, please go to our website:

Applications must meet the person specification to be shortlisted.

Only women are eligible to apply for this post due to Genuine Occupational Requirement (Schedule 9; Equality Act 2010). Fife Women’s Aid welcomes applications from women from all sectors of the community.