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National Training Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £31,939
  • Our offices are in Edinburgh, but there will be long term flexibility about candidate location and home working
  • Closing 3rd May 2021

  • Advertised from 12th April 2021
  • 35 hours per week
  • Permanent Position.


Scottish Women’s Aid is recruiting for the role of National Training Coordinator, based in our Edinburgh office with some local and national travel. Working closely with other Women’s Aid Federations across the UK, the role holder will be involved in identifying and responding to emerging national learning and development needs in relation to domestic abuse.

The Organisation

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 36 autonomous Women’s Aid groups delivering direct services to women, children and young people across Scotland.

What You’ll Do

Key to the role is the effective delivery of emerging national learning and development needs across the sector. You will develop, implement and deliver, alongside commissioned trainers, a national training programme to enable external agencies to respond effectively to the changing policy and legislative landscape in relation to domestic abuse, violence against women and gender inequality.

What We Need

The successful candidate will have extensive experience of facilitating learning and development programmes, conferences and events. It’s essential that you will have a background in developing and facilitating training as well as related resources and training packs. Previous use and knowledge of delivering on-line training would be valuable.

We’re looking for someone who has

  • Understanding of a gendered analysis of domestic abuse and the impact on women, children and young people
  • Understanding of quality assurance in relation to learning, development and training
  • Current working knowledge of policy and practice issues in relation to violence against women and children
  • Experience in designing and using evaluation, monitoring and methods to inform and develop training
  • Proficient understanding of how to operate digital platforms like zoom and MS Teams; and willingness to learn other online packages that will lend to a creative learning experience

Application notes

Visit our website and download the application pack

Closing date for applications: Monday 3rd May at 12 noon.

Interviews will be held w/c 17th May 2021.

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.

For any questions relating to the vacancy please contact Square Peg HR is our recruitment partner for this vacancy.

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.