Court Support and Advocacy Worker

  • Part time
  • £22,688 – £25,384 pro-rata
  • Fife
  • Closing 9th March 2021


  • Advertised from 15th February 2021
  • 22.5 hours per week. Fixed term post.

Role

Fife Women’s Aid are looking to recruit a part time worker to provide advocacy and support services for women who are involved in court actions as a result of incidences of domestic abuse. The post holder will work directly with women to offer information, support and advocacy services and will also provide liaison between service users and other multi-agency partners from both statutory and voluntary services.

Applicants will have experience of providing advocacy and support to vulnerable client groups. Procedural knowledge and practical experience of civil and criminal justice remedies for victims of domestic abuse will be an advantage.

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.

This post is funded until the end of January 2023.

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

If you would like further information about the post(s), please contact Keri Duffy on 07714609374 or Lynda Carey on 07714 609371.

Application notes

For an application form, please go to our website: fifewomensaid.org.uk/about-fwa/vacancies

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.


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