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Specialist Support Worker (Domestic Abuse)

  • Part time
  • £25,300 pro-rata
  • Dundee
  • Closing 16th March 2020

  • Advertised from 26th February 2020
  • 24 hrs p/wk. 3 year contract with possible extension.


Purpose of the Role

To work as a member of a Housing First Team, which aims to offer support to single homeless women, providing permanent housing directly to street homeless individuals with ongoing assertive but flexible support, with a strong focus on harm reduction and sustainable tenancy within the community. You will be employed by DWA and seconded to the Housing First team. Women only need apply under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010. You will be required to provide creative permanent housing solutions, whilst providing support consistent with the internationally recognised Housing First Fidelities:

  • People have a right to a home
  • Flexible support is provided for as long as is needed
  • Housing and support are separated
  • Individuals have choice and control
  • An active engagement approach is used
  • The service is based on people’s strengths, goals and aspirations
  • A harm reduction model is used

The post-holder is required to be a member of the PVG Scheme.

Women only need apply under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.

Application notes

To find out more and to apply, please see our website

Closing date: 8:00am 16th March 2020