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Women's Support Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £27,572
  • Kirkintilloch
  • Closing 31st January 2020

  • Advertised from 10th January 2020
  • Salary: £27,572.15 (full time) £24,814.93 (pro rata). Hours: Part-time, 31.5 hours over 5 days, funding secure until end March 2021.
  • Pension Contribution of 8%


Due to a recent retirement, we are looking to recruit a Women’s Support Worker who will be committed to our aims and values and who will bring extensive experience of providing a crisis support service to women affected by domestic abuse.

The main role of the post holder will be to offer 1-1 support to women affected by domestic abuse by phone, text, email and by appointment. In addition, there will be a requirement to carry out risk assessments, provide safety planning and work in partnership with other services and professionals as appropriate.

Applicants are required to have the appropriate skills, experience and qualifications that are relevant to the duties outlined in the job description and person specification.

Candidates should have an understanding of the feminist analysis of domestic abuse and be willing to work within the group’s collective, non-hierarchical structure.

Application notes

Please email applications to no later than Friday 31st January @ 4:00pm.

We anticipate that interviews will be held during w/c 17th February.

The post is subject to a PVG scheme check.

Women only need apply. The post is covered by a Genuine Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.

We are a registered charity providing information, support and refuge to women, children and young people affected by domestic abuse - Scottish Charity Number SC047155.