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

    Created: 28/02/2023, Updated: 01/03/2023
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies

    Post: Domestic Abuse Practitioner (Housing First)

    Hours: 36 hours per week

    Salary: £23,142-25,892 per annum (position on a 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 a full-time support worker to develop this service.

    The role 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 its 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 an 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.

    Please join FWA for an online session to find out more about its women's services. This will be at 18:30 on Monday 13 March. Please confirm your attendance to [email protected]

    FWA 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. 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. Previous applicants need not apply. The closing date for applications is 16:30  on Friday 17 March 2023. Interviews will be held: Tuesday 05 and Wednesday 05 April 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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