Opportunities Within Scottish Women's Aid


Opportunities Within our Member Groups

Fife Women’s Aid is looking to recruit a Support worker for our CYP team.

Children & Young Person’s Support Worker x 2

18 hrs per week each @ £12,439 P/A

The successful applicant will provide emotional and practical support to Children and Young People who have experienced domestic abuse. Knowledge of Child Protection and Domestic Abuse is essential.
Applicants will be educated to at least SVQ level 3 or equivalent in childcare or other relevant subject and have at least 2 years’ experience of providing services to vulnerable young people.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a high degree of self-motivation and have the ability to work as part of a team. They will also have a passion for improving the lives of women and children who have experienced abuse.

Post will be based in Glenrothes and will involve travel across all areas of Fife.

Subject to PVG check
Download an application from www.fifewomensaid.org.uk and return to info@fifewomensaid.org.uk
Or Contact: Elaine or Maire on 01383 732289

Closing date: 5pm Friday 30th September 2016

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.


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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On one day in Scotland in 2013, 809 women and 319 children and young people were supported by a Women's Aid group (SWA 2013)

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