Women’s Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,876
  • West Lothian
  • Closing 18th March 2021

  • Advertised from 18th February 2021
  • 35 hours a week


West Lothian Women’s Aid (WLWA) is the sole charitable organisation in West Lothian working to provide information, support and accommodation to Women experiencing domestic abuse in the area.

We currently have a vacancy for a Full Time Women’s Support Worker to join our fantastic team of dedicated professionals supporting women and children to recover from Domestic Abuse. The post is for 35 hours per week (Mon-Friday office hours), plus participation in an out of hours on-call rota (once every 5-6 weeks).

The post is based in West Lothian and attracts a salary of £12.02 per hour (£21,876.40 full time equivalent, with additional pay for on-call duties and a contributory pension scheme on offer).

The preferred candidate will be qualified to SVQ level 3 (Health Services and Social Care or equivalent) and will have at least 2 years of experience working with vulnerable client groups and casework experience. The successful candidate must be a driver with access to their own vehicle.

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday the 18th of March at 9am.

Interviews are expected to take place week of 22nd March 2021.

This post is being re-advertised, previous candidates should not reapply.

West Lothian Women’s Aid is an Equal Opportunities Employer and positively welcomes applications from women from all sections of the community. Only women (including transgendered women) need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.