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  • Fife Women's Aid - Volunteer Co-ordinator

    Created: 08/10/2020

    Post: Volunteer Co-ordinator

    Salary: £22,464 - £25,128 per annum

    Hours: 36 hours per week

    Location: Glenrothes

    Fife Women's Aid is a feminist organisation and strives to be a supportive and empowering employer offering competitive terms and conditions. Fife Women's Aid is looking for a Volunteer Co-ordinator for their Befriending Service.

    The postholder will recruit, train and support volunteer befrienders to work with women experiencing domestic abuse to reduce social isolation. They will also build and maintain relationships with the women who use the service as a key part of their role. Applicants will have:

    • at least 2 years' relevant experience, preferably with experience of training and supporting volunteers;
    • a good understanding of domestic abuse and its effects is important;
    • excellent communication skills, an ability to work effectively with a range of multi-agency partners; and
    • an ability to travel extensively across Fife is essential for the post. A clean driving licence is required. 

    The successful applicant will have at least SVQ Level III or equivalent level of qualification in social care or other relevant subject, or equivalent experience and willingness to work towards a qualification. This post is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund until December 2023. Membership of Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme is a requirement of this post.

    For an application form, please go to Fife Women's Aid website. Applications must meet the person specification to be shortlisted. Only women are eligible to apply for this post due to Genuine Occupational Requirement (Schedule 9; Equality Act 2010). Fife Women's Aid welcomes applications from women from all sectors of the community.

    If you would like further information about the post, please contact Keri Duffy on 07714609374.

    The closing date for applications is 17:00 on Friday 23 October. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 03 November 2020.


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