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 Women's Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire are   looking to recruit the following vacancies:


 

Women's Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire are recruiting for the following vacancies:

An experienced and suitably qualified manager for the following role:

Children Experiencing Domestic Abuse Recovery Group Work Service Team Manager
• Based in East Kilbride Office, but responsible for our CEDAR  service provision across South Lanarkshire
• Salary:  £30,039 per annum, (pro-rata) working 21 hours per week
• Fixed Term to 30 September 2019
• This post is Big Lottery Funded

As manager of the CEDAR Groupwork Service Team, the post holder is responsible for ensuring the effective management of the Service, including WASLER’s out-of-hours and on call service provision and the leadership and development of CEDAR  staff.  The job involves ensuring that the CEDAR Groupwork programme is delivered to a high standard and that the CEDAR Programme’s integrity is maintained.  The post holder is also required to fulfil management duties with management team colleagues.

Job Description

Recruitment Pack

For an informal discussion about this vacancy, please contact Heather Russell, Chief Executive on 01355 249897.      
We are seeking applicants with knowledge/experience of the causes and issues relating to domestic abuse and the ability to advocate Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire’s feminist philosophy and mission.

We offer a generous annual leave entitlement of 30 days per annum and 12 public holidays.  

The successful candidates will be subject to PVG and reference checks.

External secondments will be considered.

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A suitably experienced, qualified and skilled woman to fulfil the following role;

Job title:   Refuge Property Worker
Salary:    £18,345 per annum
Hours:    35 hours per week
Contract type:  6 months fixed term
Location:   Based in East Kilbride (Working across South Lanarkshire)

Working within the Refuge Team, the post holder will be responsible for ensuring the refuge accommodation is managed to a high standard, is fit for purpose and safe.
The role involves managing void properties, completion of all health and safety checks, reporting and managing repairs, general admin duties, replenishing of refuge stock and all cleaning duties.

For this post we are seeking an applicant with knowledge/experience of the causes and issues relating to domestic abuse and the ability to advocate Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire’s feminist philosophy and mission.

A driving licence is essential.

Job Description

Recruitment Pack

 

For all posts, we can only accept applications from women under Schedule 9
(Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.

The closing date for applications: Tuesday 31st January 2017

Applications should be returned to:
Gillian Devlin (Confidential)
HR & Volunteer Coordinator
Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire
Floor 3
Edinburgh House
20 Princes Square

Or email recruitment@wasler.org.uk


 

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

Read about other ways to get involved.


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Facts & Figures

On one day in 2012, 349 women and 323 children were living in refuge (SWA 2012)

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