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Women’s Services Co-ordinator – Female Only*

  • Full time
  • £24,867 – £27,526
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th February 2020

  • Advertised from 15th January 2020
  • 37.5 hours per week. Fixed Term Contract to 31 March 2025 (possibility of extension subject to funding).
  • Sacro Group Personal Pension Scheme. 31 days annual leave, plus 6 fixed public holidays, per annum.
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We are looking for candidates who have experience of leading multicultural teams to provide an excellent level of service to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) women affected by domestic abuse and Honour Based Violence (HBV). You must have experience of working with vulnerable people from diverse backgrounds as well as an excellent understanding of the effects and issues facing BAME women affected by domestic abuse and HBV. You will need to be an effective communicator in English and one additional BAME language, highly organised and have effective team management skills.

You will be qualified to Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling/Psychotherapy with 2 years’ post-qualifying experience, and have a good knowledge of trauma counselling, health inequalities and assessing risk for domestic abuse and HBV. You will work closely with other partners and agencies and be expected to ensure the continued development of good partnership working.

Membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme is a requirement this post, and the successful candidate must also have their own indemnity insurance.

We particularly welcome applicants from BAME communities for this post.

*For the purposes of the Equality Act 2010 it is an occupational requirement that this post is filled by a woman. Funded by the City of Edinburgh Council.

Application notes

If you would like an informal chat about the requirements of the post, please contact Angela Voulgari by email at or by phone on 0131 624 7266.

For an Application Pack and to apply online please visit

Closing Date: 12pm, Thursday 06 February 2020

Interview Date: To Be Confirmed