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Fife Women's Aid - Court Support and Advocacy Worker
Created: 15/02/2021, Updated: 16/02/2021
Post: Court Support and Advocacy Worker
Salary: 22,688-25,384 per annum (pro rata)
Hours: 22.5 hours per week
Contract: Fixed Term (funded until end of January 2023)
Fife Women's Aid ait looking to recruit a part-time worker to provide advocacy and support services for women who are involved in court actions as a result of incidences of domestic abuse.
The post holder will work directly with women to offer information, support, and advocacy services and will also provide liaison between service users and other multi-agency partners from both statutory and voluntary services.
Applicants will have:
experience of providing advocacy and support to vulnerable client groups;
procedural knowledge and practical experience of civil and criminal justice remedies for victims of domestic abuse will be an advantage;
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 (required); and
at least SVQ Level III or equivalent level of qualification in housing support or other relevant subject, or equivalent experience and willingness to work towards a qualification.
If you would like further information about the post, please contact Keri Duffy on 07714609374 or Lynda Carey on 07714 609371. The closing date for this post is 5:00pm on Tuesday 09 March 2021. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 23 March 2021.
Fife Women's Aid is a feminist organisation and strives to be a supportive and empowering employer offering competitive terms and conditions. Membership of Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme is a requirement for this post. 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.