Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £19,000 pro-rata
  • Home working & meetings in Johnstone & Paisley (temporary home-working until space secured)
  • Closing 17th August 2021


  • Advertised from 19th July 2021
  • 16 hours a week (approx £8,686 per annum) fixed term until 31st July 2022 (funded by The Robertson Trust)

Role

Are you a kind, compassionate person who loves working with others? We’re looking for a motivated, proactive and supportive woman+ to join our team!

Kairos Women+ is a community-led, women’s space based in Johnstone, Renfrewshire. A second home for women and non-binary folk, we inspire transformational change in the lives of the women+ we work with by collaboratively creating opportunities through workshops, events, training and courses.

“Kairos Women+ has given me an insight into all different types of people and backgrounds. There is no stigma here at all and that is such a positive thing.” - Kairos participant

“Kairos has made me feel wanted for the first time in a long time.” – Kairos participant

“At Kairos, I feel like I’m thriving not just surviving.” – Kairos participant

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, compassionate, and kind individual into the service to support the range of opportunities available to women and non-binary people. Kairos Women+ is a community-led women’s organisation in Renfrewshire, providing a range of support and opportunities including personal development, training, creative workshops, social events and one-to-one support.

The post will involve supporting women and non-binary people in the community; facilitating support groups and group work sessions, working one-to-one with women, and working closely with volunteers. In particular, the post-holder will facilitate a mental health support group and other support groups, co-facilitate Beautiful Women (our Personal Development Programme) alongside a Project Worker and work with women+ and volunteers one-to-one to encourage engagement in groups. The successful applicant will work closely with other members of staff, volunteers, students, and other organisations as appropriate.

We strongly encourage applications from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic women+, trans women+ and disabled women+.

Application notes

To learn more about Kairos Women+, visit kairoswomen.org. To apply download the application pack below and return your completed application to Katy Wilson-Scott, Senior Coordinator by Tuesday 17th August at 5pm: katy@kairoswomen.org.

Download the Application Form and Job Description.

Interviews will take place on Friday 27th August.


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