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Family Outreach Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,897
  • Stirling
  • Closing 18th June 2021


  • Advertised from 7th June 2021
  • 35 hours per week

Role

Are you passionate about women and children’s rights? Do you have the skills, knowledge and experience to develop the outreach service and work independently?

The Family Outreach Workers are responsible for providing day-to-day support for families in the Stirling Women’s Aid’s outreach programme, including overseeing women and children living in our scattered rural refuges. This includes providing advice, information, emotional and practical support as well as overseeing the general maintenance of rural refuge properties. The outreach workers will work closely with Stirling Women’s Aid’s IDAA and drop in workers and CYP team to provide a comprehensive service across the local authority. This role also requires the post-holder to work one day per week in HMP Cornton Vale with women who have experienced domestic abuse and are currently in prison, this requires a good understanding of the dynamics of domestic abuse and the complexities around this.

The role requires a range of experience and skills. You must be able to work independently and manage your own workload. You must have a strong commitment to equality and a feminist understanding of domestic abuse. You will have strong communication skills and will be able to develop and maintain positive working relationships.

Organisation profile:

Stirling and District Women’s Aid offers support, information and temporary refuge accommodation for women and their children who have been physically, emotionally or sexually abused by a partner or former partner. We work closely with a range of statutory and voluntary sector organisations.

Website: stirlingwomensaid.co.uk

Application notes

Closing date: 12 noon, Friday 18th June 2021

Interview date: Tuesday/Wednesday 22nd/23rd June 2021

For an application pack please see below or Email: Lisa@stirlingwomensaid.co.uk

Under Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 only women are eligible to apply.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Check.

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