Opportunities Within Scottish Women's Aid



Opportunities within our member groups

Inverness Women's Aid is recruiting for a Manager.  Please see details here.

Glasgow Women's Aid are recruiting for the following vacancies:

Children and Young People Outreach Worker 26 hours.
Salary £19,884 (£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.

Childcare Worker 17.5 hours
Salary £8,493 (£16,987 pro rata)
Fixed term contract to 31st March 2018.

As a Childcare Worker you will provide flexible childcare within refuge to allow women to undertake support, appointments and training.  You will work with children of all ages who are living in refuge and will provide safe, creative and appropriate play opportunities for them whilst maintaining a friendly, caring and fun environment.

You will have experience of working with children and organising play activities. You will also be registered with the SSSC and have knowledge of Child Protection issues.  Some evening and weekend work may be required.

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 8th August 2016.


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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