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Fife Women's Aid - Women's Support Worker
Created: 03/02/2022, Updated: 04/02/2022
Post: Women's Support Worker
Hours: 36 hours per week
Salary: £22,688 - £25,384 per annum (position on scale dependent on experience)
Contract: This is a one-year fixed-term post.
Fife Women's Aid (FWA) is looking for a Women's Support Worker to provide practical and emotional support to women with experience of domestic abuse. Candidates should have a good understanding of working with people who have experienced trauma, have experience in providing direct support and have good communication skills. The successful applicant(s) 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. 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.
Please join FWA for an online session to find out more about its Women's Support service and the support worker role. This will be at 18:30 on Wednesday 16 February 2022. Please confirm your attendance to [email protected]
If you would like further information about the post, please contact Lynda Carey, Operational Lead on 07714 609 371. For further information about the role including the job description and person specification and to make an application, please FWA website.
Applications must meet the person specification to be shortlisted. Previous applicants need not apply. The closing date for applications is 16:30 on Monday 21 February 2022. Interviews will be held: Friday 04 March 2022.
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.