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  • Fife Women's Aid - Domestic Abuse Practitioner(s) (Housing First)

    Created: 10/11/2022, Updated: 01/12/2022

    Post: Domestic Abuse Practitioner(s) (Housing First)

    Hours: 2 x 36 hours per week

    Salary: £23,142-25,892 per annum (position on scale dependent on experience)

    Fife Women's Aid (FWA) is delighted to be launching a new service for women experiencing domestic abuse and is looking to recruit two full-time support workers to develop this service. The roles will involve providing ongoing flexible support to women in their own accommodation, with a focus on harm reduction and tenancy sustainment within the community. The service will work in accordance with Housing First and will enhance the existing service provision for women who have experienced domestic abuse.

    Applicants should have good communication skills and a passion for supporting recovery from domestic abuse. The successful applicants will have at least SVQ Level III or equivalent level of qualification in health and social care or other relevant subject, or a willingness to work towards a qualification. The successful applicants will be able to demonstrate a high degree of motivation and have the ability to work on their own as well as part of a team.

    FWA is a feminist organisation and strives to be a supportive and empowering employer offering competitive terms and conditions. Membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme is a requirement for this post. If you would like further information about the post, please contact Kate McCormack at [email protected] to arrange a time for a call.

    For further information about the role and to make an application, please visit FWA's website. Applications must meet the person specification to be shortlisted. 

    The closing date for applications is 16:30 on Tuesday 20 December 2022. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 10 January 2023.

    Only women are eligible to apply for this post due to Genuine Occupational Requirement (Schedule 9; Equality Act 2010). FWA welcomes applications from women from all sectors of the community.
     




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