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Family Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £22,464 – £25,128 pro-rata
  • Glenrothes
  • Closing 16th October 2019

  • Advertised from 19th September 2019
  • 30 hours per week


Our Background: Fife Women’s Aid (FWA) is a registered Scottish charity and a company limited by guarantee with around 30 years’ experience of providing services to women, children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse.

Our Vision:“Our vision is of an equitable society in which women, children and young people are valued participants, able to determine their own future and are free from all forms of abuse.”

Our Mission Statement: “Underpinned by a feminist analysis of domestic abuse, we will work in partnership with others to provide accessible support services for women, children and young people in Fife who have experienced domestic abuse.”

Our Values: We work with integrity and take a non-judgemental approach to promote our core values of:

Trust, Respect, Empathy, Empowerment and Equality.

This Job

Fife Women’s Aid are looking for a Family Support Worker to join their team. The Family Support Service helps mothers to improve their parenting skills and create a new family-life structure where children can thrive and enjoy their childhood.

Applicants will have at least 2 years’ experience of working in a similar environment, supporting isolated mothers and their children. A good understanding of domestic abuse and its effects is important.

This post is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund for a period of 2 years. For this post it is essential to have excellent communication skills and an ability to work effectively with a range of multi-agency partners.

The successful applicants 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.

Membership of Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme is a requirement for this post.

These posts are open to women only (Equality Act 2010 Work Occupational Requirement Exception, Schedule 9 Paragraph 1).

Fife Women’s Aid welcomes applications from women from all sectors of the community.

Application notes

The closing date for applications is on Wednesday 16th October 2019.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 31st October 2019.

Please return your application pack to the following address: Fife Women’s Aid, Suite 1, First Floor, Saltire House, Glenrothes, Fife KY6 2AL Or Email:

If you would like further information about this post, please contact Lynda Carey, Operational Lead on 01383 732289.