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Fife Women’s Aid - Befriending Coordinator
Post: Befriending Coordinator
Salary: £22,464 - £25,128 per annum
Hours: 36 hours per week
Fife Women’s Aid are looking for a full-time Befriending Coordinator. The candidate 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.
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 the end of December 2022.
Membership of Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme is a requirement for this post.
A clean driving licence is required.
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, Team Senior on 07714 609374 or e-mail[email protected].