WAEML provides information, support and accommodation to women (including trans-women), children and young people who have been subjected to domestic abuse. If you can commit to upholding the rights of women, children and young people, this may be the job for you.
We have a full time post (35 hours per week) vacancy for an experienced support worker within our team to deliver individual and group work support to children and young people. We are looking for enthusiastic feminists who share our core values. You will be expected to demonstrate a gender-based and trauma-informed approach to service delivery and will be expected to take a multi-agency approach to your work.
Candidates ideally have a minimum of 2 years work experience within the violence against women or similar field. Membership of the PVG scheme is an essential requirement and you should be qualified to a minimum of SVQ 3 in children’s care, learning and development.
This post is available on a fixed term until 30th September 2021 with possible extension.
Travel across East Lothian and Midlothian is required therefore a full current driving licence and constant access to a car is essential.
In return you can expect:
· A comprehensive induction process
· A commitment to your professional training and development
· Access to employee benefits, optical cover, dental cover, counselling services and more*
· Access to cycle to work scheme
· Family friendly work environment
· Excellent working conditions and ongoing support
· 5% contribution to workplace pension scheme
*these benefits are accrued after successful completion of probationary period
WAEML positively welcomes applicants from within all sections of the community although are except under Schedule 9(Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 and therefore only women need apply. We would particularly welcome bilingual applicants.
Closing date for all applicants is Friday 28th May, Interviews Via Zoom will take place on Thursday 3rd of June