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Women's Aid - East and Midlothian job opportunities

We are looking for a Women’s Support Worker to join our dynamic team to support women living in East & Midlothian.

WAEML provides information, support and accommodation to women (including trans-women), children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse. If you can commit to upholding the rights of women, children and young people, this may be the job for you.

1x (Women’s Support Worker Outreach) Maternity Cover

Salary:: £19,634-£21,221 pro rata
Ref: REF-1

We have a 21 hours per week post for an experienced support worker within our team. The majority of case work will include supporting women on an outreach basis. You will also be expected to work with a multi-agency approach and your case load will include individual and group work support.

Candidates ideally have a minimum of 2 years work experience within the violence against women or similar field. Membership of the PVG scheme is an essential requirement and you should be qualified to a minimum of SVQ 3 in Social Services and Health Care.

This post is available on a fixed term until August 2019. Travel across East Lothian and Midlothian is required therefore a full current driving licence and constant access to a car is essential.

WAEML positively welcomes applicants from within all sections of the community although are accepted under Schedule 9(Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 and therefore only women need apply. We would particularly welcome bilingual applicants.

Closing date for all applicants is Friday 30th November 2018. Interviews will take place on Friday 7th December. Request an application pack from Nancy Ross on 0131 561 5804 or download below:

Application Pack:

Job Description
Cover Letter
Person Specification
Info for Applicants
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Policy