Opportunities Within our Member Groups

Border Women's Aid, Hemat Gryffe, Grampian Women's Aid  and Glasgow Women's Aid looking to recruit the following vacancies:


Glasgow Women's Aid

Children and Young People Outreach Worker 17.5 hours.
Salary £13,383 (£26,767 pro rata) + 7.5% out of hours.
Temporary maternity cover.

As a Children and Young People Outreach Worker you will develop and implement an outreach support service to children and young people in the community.  This service will be particularly aimed at children and young people who are not currently accessing support for domestic abuse issues.  You will advocate on behalf of children and young people and will identify, adapt and produce appropriate resources for support plans.

You must have experiencing of supporting children and young people in both 1-1 and group situations.  It is essential that you have a child centred approach and can engage with children and young people using a variety of resources.

The successful candidates must have a qualifications recognised for SSSC registration.  They will also have knowledge and a commitment to a feminist analysis of domestic abuse.  It is essential that candidates have knowledge of child abuse and child protection legislation. A car with clean drivers licence is essential for Outreach.

For an application pack please visit our website www.glasgowwomensaid.org.uk We do not accept CV’s.

Closing date: completed application forms must be submitted by 8am on Monday 19th December  2016. Interviews will be held in January. 

Glasgow Women’s Aid is an Equal Opportunities Employer and positively welcomes applications from women from all sections of the community. Only women need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. Successful applicants will be subjected to disclosure check through the PVG Scheme.

Grampian Women's Aid  is looking for a Children And Young People’s Domestic Abuse Support Worker for Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire.

Grampian Women’s Aid has delivered domestic abuse services across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire for almost 40 years. We aim to provide an outstanding level of service provision to support the needs of women, children and young people who have experienced, or are presently experiencing domestic abuse. 

We require a children and young people’s Support Worker for our new service to work in refuges and through our Outreach Service throughout Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.  The service will support children and young people in both 1-1 and group situations.  It is essential that you have a child centred approach and can engage with children and young people using a variety of resources.

Starting salary - £21,140 pro rata for 37 hours (this is a fixed term post until 31 March 2020).

Please visit www.grampian-womens-aid.com for an application pack or get in touch with Alison Hay for further information:


Or telephone: 01224 593381

A minimum of SVQ3 relating to children and young people or equivalent is required for this post.

A driving license and access to a car is essential.

This role is subject to PVG scheme checks.  Women only need apply.  This post is covered by a Genuine Occupational Requirement (Schedule 9; Equality Act 2010).

Closing date – 12th December 2016

Border Women’s Aid is looking for a Service Manager based in Jedburgh

£34,485 pro-rata (28 hours)

Closing date 13th December 2016 at 12 noon

Border Women’s Aid is an established charity providing refuge to women and children affected by domestic abuse. BWA is affiliated to Scottish Women’s Aid and our activities are underpinned by a gendered analysis of domestic abuse.

We are looking for strong leadership from a manager with relevant domestic abuse knowledge and experience. She will have good communication and organisational skills to help deliver the next stage of our development and secure BWA as an integral partner in the provision of domestic abuse services in the Scottish Borders.

We are looking for a woman who can build relationships with the team and partners, provide effective operational management, contribute to strategic development and ensure BWA provides a high quality service to women and children.

If you like the idea of empowering women, believe you can make a positive contribution to our service, and like the variety of tasks involved in managing a small charity this could be the job for you.

Our service is registered with the Care Inspectorate and we need a suitably qualified woman who has both practice and management qualifications that satisfy SSSC requirements.

If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact manager@borderwomensaid.co.uk and we will get back to you.

Women only need apply under Schedule 9 (part 1) of The Equality Act 2010.

Any offer of employment will be subject to references and PVG scheme membership.

An application pack can be obtained from manager@borderwomensaid.co.uk

Scottish Charity SC013591     Scottish Company SC412169

Hemat Gryffe require a:

Children & Young Persons (CYP) Sessional Worker

Hemat Gryffe Women’s Aid provides safe temporary refuge accommodation primarily to women, children and young people from Asian, Black and Minority Ethnic communities experiencing domestic abuse, forced marriage and honour based violence. 

Applications are invited for Children and Young Person’s sessional worker who will have experience of working with CYP who have experienced domestic abuse.  You will have a clear understanding of domestic abuse and its effects on CYP, along with knowledge of child protection and adult protection issues.

A good understanding of the issues affecting Women, Children and Young People experiencing domestic abuse primarily from Asian Black and Minority Ethnic communities is essential.

You will be required to work as part of a team providing support to children and young people who are accessing Hemat Gryffe Women’s Aid services.

A qualification at SVQ Level 3 Early Education & Childcare or equivalent is required, all applicants must have good oral and written English

An application pack is available from Hemat Gryffe Women’s Aid website.

Women only need apply under Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010

Closing Date:  Tuesday 20th December 2016 at 5pm


Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunity: Treasurer of the Board of Directors

We are seeking women who have an interest in developing and supporting services for women and their children (who have or are experiencing domestic abuse) living in Perthshire to become part of the Board of Directors of Perthshire Women's Aid.  We would encourage women from all sectors of the community who have particular skills or experience in the following area - Accountancy, to consider giving approximately 2 hours of their time each month for Board meetings with occasional other management duties.
In return, you will receive all reasonable expenses, a comprehensive training and support programme and the knowledge that you have helped to make some women, children and young people in Perthshire a little bit safer and more secure.

Perthshire Women's Aid welcomes applications from women who have previously utilised women's aid services or who have been subject to domestic abuse. Under Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 only women are eligible to apply. For more, please download this information leaflet.

If you are looking for a volunteering opportunity, please contact the local group directly

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