Shakti Womens Aid
Shakti Womens Aid

Charity registered in Scotland SC008837

Shakti provides information, emotional/practical support and refuge/temporary accommodation to all black minority ethnic women and their children, who are experiencing or fleeing domestic abuse.


Current vacancies

BME Key Case Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,271 pro-rata
  • On site: Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th July 2024

Shakti is a feminist Black Minority Ethnic voluntary organisation which offers information, advocacy, emotional/practical support and refuge/temporary accommodation to all Black Minority Ethnic women and their children, who are experiencing or fleeing domestic abuse.

The post holder must be a bilingual speaker in Arabic.

The post holder will support Black and Minority Ethnic women, their children and young people experiencing and/or fleeing domestic abuse or forced marriage. Applicants ideally have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of working with Black and Minority Ethnic Communities; especially, women, children, and young people; an understanding of the legislative and cultural issues surrounding domestic abuse/forced marriage and their effects on Black and Minority Ethnic women, their children and young people.

Post holder must have a minimum of SVQ Social Services and Healthcare at SCQF Level 6 or above to meet registration requirements of SSSC or relevant qualification such as degree in Social Work or Community Education.

Post will involve unsocial and flexible hours including evenings and weekends.

Successful applicants will be subjected to disclosure checks through the PVG Scheme.

‘Women only need apply for these posts under paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010’.

Shortlist

BME Outreach Women, Children and Young People Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,271 pro-rata
  • On site: Dundee
  • Closing 19th July 2024

Shakti is a feminist Black Minority Ethnic voluntary organisation which offers information, advocacy, emotional/practical support and refuge/temporary accommodation to all Black Minority Ethnic women and their children, who are experiencing or fleeing domestic abuse.

The post holder must be a bilingual speaker in a community language; preferably Arabic.

The post holder will support Black and Minority Ethnic women, their children and young people experiencing and/or fleeing domestic abuse or forced marriage. Applicants ideally have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of working with Black and Minority Ethnic Communities; especially, women, children, and young people; an understanding of the legislative and cultural issues surrounding domestic abuse/forced marriage and their effects on Black and Minority Ethnic women, their children and young people.

Post holder must have a minimum of SVQ Social Services and Healthcare at SCQF Level 6 or above to meet registration requirements of SSSC or relevant qualification such as degree in Social Work or Community Education.

Post will involve unsocial and flexible hours including evenings and weekends.

Successful applicants will be subjected to disclosure checks through the PVG Scheme.

‘Women only need apply for these posts under paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010’.

Shortlist

BME Key Case Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,271 pro-rata
  • On site: Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th July 2024

Shakti is a feminist Black Minority Ethnic voluntary organisation which offers information, advocacy, emotional/practical support and refuge/temporary accommodation to all Black Minority Ethnic women and their children, who are experiencing or fleeing domestic abuse.

The post holder must be a bilingual speaker in Mandarin or Cantonese.

The post holder will support Black and Minority Ethnic women, their children and young people experiencing and/or fleeing domestic abuse or forced marriage. Applicants ideally have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of working with Black and Minority Ethnic Communities; especially, women, children, and young people; an understanding of the legislative and cultural issues surrounding domestic abuse/forced marriage and their effects on Black and Minority Ethnic women, their children and young people.

Post holder must have a minimum of SVQ Social Services and Healthcare at SCQF Level 6 or above to meet registration requirements of SSSC or relevant qualification such as degree in Social Work or Community Education.

Post will involve unsocial and flexible hours including evenings and weekends.

Successful applicants will be subjected to disclosure checks through the PVG Scheme.

‘Women only need apply for these posts under paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010’.

Shortlist

BME Key Case Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,271 pro-rata
  • On site: Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th July 2024

Shakti is a feminist Black Minority Ethnic voluntary organisation which offers information, advocacy, emotional/practical support and refuge/temporary accommodation to all Black Minority Ethnic women and their children, who are experiencing or fleeing domestic abuse.

The post holder must be bilingual speaker in Urdu/Hindi or Punjabi or Bengali.

The post holder will support Black and Minority Ethnic women, their children and young people experiencing and/or fleeing domestic abuse or forced marriage. Applicants ideally have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of working with Black and Minority Ethnic Communities; especially, women, children, and young people; an understanding of the legislative and cultural issues surrounding domestic abuse/forced marriage and their effects on Black and Minority Ethnic women, their children and young people.

Post holder must have a minimum of SVQ Social Services and Healthcare at SCQF Level 6 or above to meet registration requirements of SSSC or relevant qualification such as degree in Social Work or Community Education.

Post will involve unsocial and flexible hours including evenings and weekends.

Successful applicants will be subjected to disclosure checks through the PVG Scheme.

‘Women only need apply for these posts under paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010’.

Shortlist