EmilyTest
EmilyTest

Charity registered in Scotland SC049072

EmilyTest is a charity in Scotland working to improve prevention, intervention and support concerning gender-based violence (GBV) in further and higher education.

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GBV Charter Officer

  • Full time
  • £30,000 – £33,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 5th April 2024

About us

EmilyTest is a small Scottish charity working to tackle gender based violence in education. We work with schools, colleges and universities, helping them to develop effective policies, procedures and practices in relation to gender based violence prevention, intervention and support.

Our aim is to ensure every young person can live, work and study free from the harms and threats of Gender Based Violence.

Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated GBV Charter Officer to join our dynamic and friendly team based in Glasgow. The GBV Charter Officer will play a key role in the delivery of the GBV Charter in universities and colleges across Scotland. Working with our Charter team, you will support roll-out and implementation of the Charter. Supporting charter universities and colleges in improving their policies, practices and procedures in relation to GBV prevention, intervention and support, helping them to meet each of the 42 minimum standards in the Charter. You will develop a customised plan for them and assist them on their journey of achieving the Charter award. Through building strong and trusting relationships with charter institutions you will provide efficient, effective and high-quality support.

The post will be subject to a 6 month trial period.

Essential knowledge, skills, qualifications, experience & personal qualities

  • Strong project management skills including planning and monitoring.
  • Able to demonstrate an aptitude for organisation.
  • Be self-motivated, work without supervision and show initiative.
  • Have a warm and friendly manner, be committed, hardworking and highly motivated.
  • Adept at handling sensitive or challenging situations with tact and diplomacy while ensuring positive outcomes for all parties involved.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with external partners and stakeholders to achieve shared objective.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work in a non-judgemental, confident and sensitive manner with colleagues, stakeholders and all partners.
  • Have an inclusive approach to tackling GBV with an understanding of how its intersectional nature
  • Sound knowledge of client confidentiality and the practical application of GDPR.
  • Excellent time management with the ability to prioritise your workload.
  • The ability to remain calm in pressurised situations.
  • Microsoft Office skills, particularly Word, Excel and Teams.

Desirable

  • Knowledge of gender based violence and trauma informed practices.
  • Understanding of GBV and young people, particularly how it manifests in the College and University community.
  • Previous experience working with victims/survivors of GBV.
  • Previous experience working on Charters.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop comprehensive project plans, including objectives, activities, timelines in alignment with the Charter minimum standards.
  • Provide regular updates and guidance for charter institutions, the team and the charity’s CEO. Reports should highlight achievements, challenges and suggested improvements.
  • Maintain system to overview project dates/deadlines
  • Progress report writing
  • Plan and schedule (& where required attend) Charter surgeries, meetings, assessment meetings, and other Charter related events
  • Liaise with colleges and universities and support Charter leads
  • Further develop and enhance the ‘library of tools’ that supports Charter Institutions, ensuring a diverse set of resources is available to help them achieve Charter minimum standards
  • Create, review and update Charter related guidance documents.
  • Represent the organisation in relevant conferences and meetings.

Personal Requirements

It is important that you appreciate and contribute to the strong team spirit that all EmilyTest employees have adopted. You should have a solid understanding of the importance of professional working relationships whilst ensuring you don’t neglect the value of supporting colleagues with their own challenges.

Understanding small charity dynamics, particularly resource constraints, is vital. Small charities, particularly those tackling Gender Based Violence, face limited resources. Understanding this and having realistic expectations is important. Exercising creativity and having good problem-solving skills are valuable assets in small charities. Being flexible and adaptable to changing circumstances is an important skill and value to bring.

EmilyTest is an inclusive organisation and we are looking for someone equally as inclusive and has a non-judgemental approach to their work. We are interested to hear from people who are supportive of all survivors of GBV and have a good understanding of the effects of GBV on students.

If people describe you as; organised, level-headed, a listener, compassionate, patient, a great communicator, hard worker, supportive colleague, resilient, dedicated, great in a crisis – and you have the energy and commitment to always go the extra mile to support people then we would like to hear from you.

Accountability of post:The post holder will be line managed by and accountable to the CEO

Location:The post holder will be based in the Glasgow office and have the flexibility of working from home subject to meeting business needs. Travel to campuses across Scotland will be required.

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Project Assistant

  • Full time
  • £22,500
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 27th November 2023

Accountability of post:The post holder will be line managed by and accountable to the CEO

Location: The post holder will be based in the Glasgow office in Gordon Street and have the flexibility of working from home subject to meeting business needs. Occasional travel within Scotland may be required.

About us

EmilyTest is a small Scottish charity working to tackle gender based violence in education. We work with schools, colleges and universities, helping them to develop effective policies, procedures and practices in relation to gender based violence prevention, intervention and support.

Our area of expertise is working closely with colleges and universities. Our aim is to ensure every student is able to live, work and study free from the harms and threats of Gender Based Violence.

Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Project Assistant to join our friendly team based in Glasgow. The Project Assistant will play a key role in providing efficient, effective and high-quality support to all projects within EmilyTest, with a particular focus on training and our evidence based GBV Charter for colleges and universities.

The 12 month post will be subject to a 6 month trial period.

Essential knowledge, skills, qualifications, experience & personal qualities

  • Be self-motivated, able to work without supervision
  • Be pro-active by showing initiative and applying effective problem solving skills
  • Have a warm and friendly manner, be committed & hardworking
  • Have an aptitude for organisation and effective communication at every level while maintaining the professional reputation of EmilyTest
  • Possess a clear understanding of client confidentiality
  • Have excellent time management with the ability to prioritise own workload
  • The ability to remain calm in pressurised situations
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work in a non-judgemental, confident and sensitive manner with colleagues, clients and all partners
  • Microsoft Office skills, particularly Word, Excel and Teams

Desirable

  • Knowledge of gender based violence and trauma informed practices
  • Understanding of GBV and young people
  • Understanding of how GBV manifests in the College and University community

Key Responsibilities

  • Schedule and lead GBV Charter panel meetings and note-take
  • Recruit and manage bank of Charter panelists and co-ordinate assessment process
  • Schedule (& where required attend) meetings, focus groups, and training sessions (Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Eventbrite, Drop box, doodle polls)
  • Support organisation of annual conference
  • Update and maintain mailing lists
  • Liaise with colleges and universities to support project leads – maintain communications record
  • Co-develop promotional & support materials for all projects
  • Manage distribution of training materials & maintain associated records
  • Manage Support sticker project
  • Manage Support card project
  • Develop and maintain system to overview project dates/deadlines
  • Work with team to develop Library of Tools and update website
  • Design and distribute charity Newsletters

Personal Requirements

You must be able to take an objective approach and adapt projects as new needs are identified.

You will possess the ability to analyse and resolve challenges in an effective and timely manner.

Have a strong team spirit and an understanding of the dynamics of a small and rapidly evolving charity.

If people describe you as; highly organised, intuitive, level-headed, a listener, compassionate, patient, a great communicator, hard worker, resilient, dedicated, great in a crisis – and you have the energy and commitment to always go the extra mile to support people effectively then we would like to hear from you!

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This vacancy has now closed

GBV Charter Officer

  • Full time
  • £28,000 – £30,000
  • The post holder will be based in the Glasgow office and have the flexibility of working from home subject to meeting business needs. Travel to campuses across Scotland will be required.
  • Closing 25th August 2023

About us

EmilyTest is a small Scottish charity working to tackle gender based violence in education. We work with schools, colleges and universities, helping them to develop effective policies, procedures and practices in relation to gender based violence prevention, intervention and support.

Our aim is to ensure every young person is able to live, work and study free from the harms and threats of Gender Based Violence.

Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated GBV Charter Officer to join our dynamic and friendly team based in Glasgow. The GBV Charter Officer will play a key role in the delivery of the GBV Charter in universities and colleges across Scotland. Working with our Charter team, you will support roll-out and implementation of the Charter. Supporting charter universities and colleges in improving their policies, practices and procedures in relation to GBV prevention, intervention and support, helping them to meet each of the 47 minimum standards in the Charter. You will develop a customised plan for them and assist them on their journey of achieving the Charter award. Through building strong and trusting relationships with charter institutions you will provide efficient, effective and high-quality support.

The post will be subject to a 6 month trial period.

A full Job Description is available for download below.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

EmilyTest Project Assistant

  • Full time
  • £22,500
  • Glasgow with hybrid working
  • Closing 13th February 2023

About us

EmilyTest is a small Scottish charity working to tackle gender based violence in education. We work with schools, colleges and universities, helping them to develop effective policies, procedures and practices in relation to gender based violence prevention, intervention and support.

Our area of expertise is working closely with colleges and universities.

Our aim is to ensure every young person is able to live, work and study free from the harms and threats of Gender Based Violence.

Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated Project Assistant to join our friendly team based in Glasgow. The Project Assistant will play a key role in providing efficient, effective and high-quality support to all projects within EmilyTest, with a particular focus on training and our evidence based GBV Charter for colleges and universities.

A full Job Description is available for download below.

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This vacancy has now closed

Research and Policy Officer (part-time)

  • Part time
  • £32,000 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 13th September 2022

Accountability of post: The post holder will be line managed by and accountable to the CEO

Location: Hybrid working; the post holder will be based in the Glasgow office in Gordon Street and have the flexibility of working from home when charity needs allow.

About us

EmilyTest is a small Scottish charity working to tackle gender based violence in education. We work essentially with schools, colleges and Universities, helping them to develop effective policies, procedures and practices in relation to gender based violence prevention, intervention and support.

Our area of expertise is working closely with Colleges and Universities.

Our aim is to ensure every young person is able to live, work and study free from the harms and threats of Gender Based Violence.

Role

The position is funded by the Scottish Government Advanced Learning & Science directorate for a term of 12 months (extension subject to securing funding). The Research and Policy Manager will work with the organisation and board of trustees to:

  • Undertake large-scale empirical research with gender-based violence (GBV) in further and higher education
  • Apply research to ongoing development of GBV Charter, risk assessment and any associated training
  • Research and develop ‘good practice’ guides
  • Work with victims/survivors and professionals including research design, participant recruitment
  • Collect data & conduct data analysis
  • Develop cross-sector policy and research outputs, including statements, letters, and reports
  • Author evidence-based frameworks for GBV prevention, intervention, and support across further and higher education in Scotland
  • Advise on EmilyTest’s GBV policy stances
  • Advise on the practical implementation of evidence-based frameworks, primarily the GBV Charter for universities and colleges
  • Deliver lectures, talks and presentations on EmilyTest’s research and policy outputs to a range of audiences including academic and industry

Essential knowledge, skills, qualifications, experience & personal qualities

  • Knowledge of GBV in further and higher education and experience of studying/working in the field
  • experience in conducting independent research
  • experience of developing research outputs
  • ability to generate research and policy-relevant outputs
  • Have a warm and friendly manner, be committed, hardworking and highly motivated
  • Excellent time management with the ability to prioritise
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work in a non-judgemental, confident and sensitive manner with colleagues, clients and all partners
  • Be self motivated, work without supervision and show initiative

Desirable

  • Ability to be flexible with working hours
  • Knowledge of the Equally Safe strategy – Scottish Government

Personal Requirements

  • Able to take an objective approach and adapt projects as new needs are identified.
  • Ability to analyse and resolve challenges in an effective and timely manner.
  • Have a strong team spirit and an understanding of the dynamics of a small and rapidly evolving charity.
Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

EmilyTest Project Assistant

  • Full time
  • £22,500
  • Hybrid working; the post holder will be based in the Glasgow office in Gordon Street and have the flexibility of working from home subject to meeting business needs
  • Closing 5th September 2022

About us

EmilyTest is a small Scottish charity working to tackle gender based violence in education. We work with schools, colleges and Universities, helping them to develop effective policies, procedures and practices in relation to gender based violence prevention, intervention and support.

Our area of expertise is working closely with Colleges and Universities.

Our aim is to ensure every young person is able to live, work and study free from the harms and threats of Gender Based Violence.

Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated Project Assistant to join our friendly team based in Glasgow. The Project Assistant will play a key role in providing efficient, effective and high-quality support to all projects within EmilyTest, particularly our evidence based GBV Charter for Colleges and Universities and our GBV Risk Assessment.

The 12 month post will be subject to a 3 month trial period.

A Job Description is available for download below.

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This vacancy has now closed

Administrative Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • £25,000 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 13th May 2022

About us: EmilyTest is a small Scottish charity working to tackle gender based violence in education. We work with schools, colleges and Universities, helping them to develop effective policies, procedures and practices in relation to gender based violence prevention, intervention and support.

Our area of expertise is working closely with Colleges and Universities.

Our aim is to ensure every young person is able to live, work and study free from the harms and threats of Gender Based Violence.

Accountability of post: The post holder will be line managed by and accountable to the CEO

Location: The post holder will be based in the Glasgow office in Gordon Street. They will also work from home if/when Covid restrictions recommend, and business needs require.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Administrative Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £20,000
  • Glasgow (currently home based due to Covid-19)
  • Closing 21st January 2022

About us

EmilyTest is a small Scottish charity working to tackle gender based violence in education. We work with schools, colleges and Universities, helping them to develop effective policies, procedures and practices in relation to gender based violence prevention, intervention and support.

Our area of expertise is working closely with Colleges and Universities.

Our aim is to ensure every young person is able to live, work and study free from the harms and threats of Gender Based Violence.

Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated Administrative Co-ordinator to join our friendly team based in Glasgow. The Administrative Co-ordinator will play a key role in providing efficient, effective and high-quality administrative support to our whole charity.

A full Job Description is available for download below,

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This vacancy has now closed

Training Lead

  • Full time
  • £30,000
  • Glasgow (currently home based due to Covid-19)
  • Closing 21st January 2022

About us

EmilyTest is a small Scottish charity working to tackle gender based violence in education. We work with schools, colleges and Universities, helping them to develop effective policies, procedures and practices in relation to gender based violence prevention, intervention and support.

Our area of expertise is working closely with Colleges and Universities.

Our aim is to ensure every young person is able to live, work and study free from the harms and threats of Gender Based Violence.

About the Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and ambitious Training Lead to join our small and friendly team in Glasgow. The successful candidate will play a key role in developing and delivering a range of training packages in GBV prevention, intervention and support for Colleges and Universities. They will develop, deliver, and evaluate effective, high-quality training to support the aims and needs of our GBV Charter.

They will build upon evidence-based approaches supported by ongoing research conducted or approved by EmilyTest.

A full Job Description is available for download below.

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