Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire & East Renfrewshire
Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire & East Renfrewshire

Charity registered in Scotland SC041781

Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshirehas delivered domestic abuse services across South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire  for more than 30 years. We provide an outstanding level of service provision to support the needs of women, children and young people who have experienced, or are presently experiencing domestic abuse. 


Current vacancies

Board Members

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • East Kilbride
  • Closing 29th September 2023

Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire & East Renfrewshire (WASLER) is a charity that delivers domestic abuse services to women and children across South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire, whilst raising awareness of domestic abuse, and we are currently looking for women to join our Board of Directors.

The Board of Directors are responsible for the effective governance and strategic direction of WASLER. We are looking for new board members with diverse skills and backgrounds that complement the existing board skillset. We are specifically interested in recruiting Board Members with skills and expertise in relation to:

  • Domestic abuse / gender-based violence
  • Social Work / Social Care
  • Financial Management
  • Procurement
  • Service Management / Service Delivery
  • Fundraising / Marketing
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Trainee Refuge Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £20,020
  • East Kilbride
  • Closing 29th September 2023

About Women’s Aid

Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire are a charity registered with the Office of Scottish Charity Regulator, we are set up to provide support to women, children and young people with experience of domestic abuse.

We currently have an opportunity for a Trainee Refuge Support Worker to join our team based out of our East Kilbride office. You’ll join an inspiring team who do exceptional work to support the most vulnerable women in our community.

We fully support flexible working and this role can be considered across a range of working patterns. Upon completion of probation and training hybrid working is also offered.

About You

You may be seeking to return to work or looking to secure a role where you can make a difference. You’ll have the ability to work on your own and as part of a team

About the role

The job involves training to ensure that a high standard of crisis intervention and casework support is provided to women and their children who are living in our Refuges working to improve their safety and wellbeing.

All candidates must demonstrate knowledge/experience of the causes and issues relating to domestic abuse and the ability to advocate Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire’s feminist philosophy and mission which underpins all our work.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for full information on the requirements of the post holder.

On Offer:

Salary - £20,020 Full Time equivalent 35 hours 2 year fixed term

10% pension contribution

37 days annual leave (Full Time Equivalent) 25 days + 12 stat holidays (this increases with tenure)

Access to the Employee Assistance Programme

Mileage Allowance

Training and development

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Cedar Group Work Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £27,067 pro-rata
  • East Renfrewshire
  • Closing 29th September 2023

Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire is a domestic abuse service operating across South Lanarkshire & East Renfrewshire.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to introduce, develop, co-ordinate and facilitate CEDAR ( Children Experiencing Domestic Abuse Recovery ) group work programme in East Renfrewshire.

The successful applicant will be experienced in supporting women, children and young people who have lived with domestic abuse and have a proven track record of working with a wide range of partner agencies in achieving strategic outcomes.

You will be enthusiastic and committed, with an ability to communicate with a wide range of audiences and advocate Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire’s feminist philosophy and mission.

CEDAR is a 12-week therapeutic group work programme for children and their mothers recovering from domestic abuse. The programme provides a valuable and important intervention promoting the recovery of children through strengthening the mother child relationship. Please refer to the CEDAR website cedarnetwork.org.uk for further information.

As a new project , the focus of this post is to develop, promote, deliver and evaluate the CEDAR programme. Please refer to the job description and person specifications for further details.

For all posts we seek applicants to advocate WASLER’s feminist philosophy and mission.

We offer a generous annual leave entitlement of 25 days per annum and 12 public holidays (pro rata)

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Trust & Grants Fundraiser

  • Part time
  • £27,067 – £32,931 pro-rata
  • East Kilbride
  • Closing 2nd October 2023

About Women’s Aid

Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire are a charity registered with the Office of Scottish Charity Regulator, we are set up to provide support to women, children and young people with experience of domestic abuse.

We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Trust & Grants Fundraiser to join our team based out of our East Kilbride office. You’ll join an inspiring team who do exceptional work to support the most vulnerable women in our community.

We fully support flexible working and this part time role (21 hours) can be considered across a range of working patterns. Upon completion of probation and training hybrid working is also offered.

About You

You’ll have a proven track record of fundraising success in a professional capacity. You may be seeking to return to work or looking to secure a role where you can make a difference. You’ll have the ability to work on your own initiative and have great attention to detail. Experience of researching, identifying potential funding opportunities and applying for appropriate funding is essential. The ability to seek funding to develop new areas of work to enhance services to women, children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse Is an area we wish to develop further.

About the role

Typical duties will include leading on the development and Implementation of WASLER fundraising strategy, raise funds In line with annual targets, Identify and research potential funders to support existing services and develop proposals for new and innovative services. Further Information Is contained within the job description.

The role is varied and fast paced. The successful candidate will therefore have to be able to prioritise tasks and manage competing priorities as well as a methodical and well-organised approach to workload. Attention to detail is essential. This is a stand alone position reporting to the HR & Business Support Manager.

All candidates must demonstrate knowledge/experience of the causes and issues relating to domestic abuse and the ability to advocate Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire’s feminist philosophy and mission which underpins all our work.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for full information on the requirements of the post holder.

On Offer:

Salary - Grade 11 £27,067-£32,931 based on 35 hour post

10% pension contribution

37 days annual leave (Full Time Equivalent) 25 days + 12 stat holidays (this increases with tenure)

Access to the Employee Assistance Programme

Mileage Allowance

Training and development

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MARAC Admin worker

  • Part time
  • £23,740 – £26,704 pro-rata
  • East Kilbride
  • Closing 11th October 2023

We are looking to recruit a MARAC Admin worker (21 hours) to provide a comprehensive secretarial and administrative support to ensure the effective running of the team.

MARAC (Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference) is a regular meeting to discuss how to help victims at high risk of murder or serious harm. The meeting is attended by domestic abuse specialists who discuss the victim, the family, the perpetrator and share information.

The ideal candidate will be proficient in the use of Microsoft IT packages, have excellent organisational skills and the ability to work on their own as well as part of a team. The ability to maintain high standards of confidentiality is essential.

The salary is £23,740 per annum FTE. This is a part time post (21 hours per week) and is based at our East Kilbride office.

All candidates must demonstrate knowledge/experience of the causes and issues relating to domestic abuse and the ability to advocate Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire’s feminist philosophy and mission which underpins all our work.

What is on offer for the Marac Admin worker?

• Training and development

• 37 days annual leave per annum (pro rata) – includes 12 public holidays (pro rata)

• Access to the Employee Assistance Programme

• Discounted high street shopping vouchers

• 10% pension contribution

• Mileage

Please refer to the job description and person specification for full information on the requirements of the post holder.

We can only accept applications from women under Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 as based within Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire & East Renfrewshire.

The successful candidate will be subject to PVG and reference checks.

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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

As a Children and Young People’s Support Worker you will provide preventative, crisis intervention and on-going support to children and young people who are directly or indirectly exposed to the issues of domestic abuse.

This 1 x 35 hour post, located in Barrhead until one year from start date, involves ensuring that a high standard of crisis intervention and casework support is provided to children and young people escaping, experiencing or requiring support with domestic abuse issues. This includes Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire’s out-of-hours, group work and on call service provision.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for full details.

This is a great opportunity to join our team in pursuing Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire’s feminist philosophy and mission; ‘all women, children and young people are free from fear’

What is on offer for the Children and Young People’s Support Worker?

  • Training and development
  • 25 days annual leave per annum
  • 12 public holidays per annum
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted high street shopping vouchers
  • 10% pension contribution
  • Mileage
Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Outreach and Caledonian Specialist Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,019 pro-rata
  • South Lanarkshire, office bases Hamilton and East Kilbride
  • Closing 27th January 2023

As an Outreach and Caledonian Specialist Support Worker you will be responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of the Outreach Services, providing a pro-active, holistic service to women who have experienced domestic abuse and whose partner or former partner is attending the Caledonian System men’s programme.

The job involves ensuring that a high standard of crisis intervention and casework support is provided to women escaping, experiencing or requiring support with domestic abuse issues.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for full details.

Should you require any further information regarding this opportunity, please contact: Lorraine Brennan, Outreach Support Services Team Manager on 01355 249897.

This is a 30 hour per week position, fixed term to March 2024, which may be extended and is a great opportunity to join our team in pursuing Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire’s feminist philosophy and mission; ‘all women, children and young people are free from fear’

What is on offer for the Outreach and Caledonian Specialist Support Worker?

• Training and development

• 25 days annual leave per annum (pro rata)

• 12 public holidays per annum (pro rata)

• Access to the Employee Assistance Programme

• Discounted high street shopping vouchers

• 10% pension contribution

• Mileage

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Director

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • East Kilbride
  • Closing 30th June 2022

Do you have 1-2 hours every 4-6 weeks and an interest in supporting your local Women’s Aid group?

Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire & East Renfrewshire (WASLER) has delivered domestic abuse services for over 30 years and are currently looking for women to join our Board of Directors.

If you have a strong interest and knowledge of gender-based violence, gendered inequality with experience and skill sets, one of the largest Women’s Aid groups in Scotland could put to use, then please apply.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Children and Young People’s Support Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,019
  • East Kilbride and Barrhead
  • Closing 24th June 2022

As a Children and Young People’s Support Worker you will provide preventative, crisis intervention and on-going support to children and young people who are directly or indirectly exposed to the issues of domestic abuse.

1 x 35 hour post Barrhead and 1 x 25 hour East Kilbride(both funded until September 2023) involves ensuring that a high standard of crisis intervention and casework support is provided to children and young people escaping, experiencing or requiring support with domestic abuse issues. This includes Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire’s out-of-hours, group work and on call service provision.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for full details.

This is a great opportunity to join our team in pursuing Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire’s feminist philosophy and mission; ‘all women, children and young people are free from fear’

What is on offer for the Children and Young People’s Support Worker?

· Training and development

· 25 days annual leave per annum

· 12 public holidays per annum

· Access to the Employee Assistance Programme

· Discounted high street shopping vouchers

· 10% pension contribution

· Mileage

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Duty Support Workers x 2

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,019
  • East Kilbride
  • Closing 24th June 2022

Are you good at working with people in crisis, do you have experience of providing one to one support if you do then our Duty worker role could be for you. WASLER have a 35 hours a week and a 22.5 hours a week posts (funded until September 2023) and are looking for a candidate with an understanding of domestic abuse and its effects on women, children and young people who is able to listen to women and identify the support they need over the telephone and work with them to address these needs including advocating on their behalf.

As a Duty Support Worker you will provide a confidential, safe and supportive information service to women and agencies who contact Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire & East Renfrewshire (WASLER) through our crisis phone line and/or ‘drop in’ service.

The job involves ensuring that a high standard of crisis intervention is provided to women escaping, experiencing or requiring support with domestic abuse issues. This includes WASLER’s out-of-hours on call service provision.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for full details.

This is a great opportunity to join our team in pursuing Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire’s feminist philosophy and mission; ‘all women, children and young people are free from fear’

What is on offer for the Duty Support Worker?

· Training and development

· 25 days annual leave per annum

· 12 public holidays per annum

· Access to the Employee Assistance Programme

· Discounted high street shopping vouchers

· 10% pension contribution

· Mileage

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

MARAC Coordinator

  • Full time or Part time
  • £28,000
  • East Kilbride - allows combination of blended working ie home
  • Closing 26th May 2022

We are looking to recruit 3 candidates with excellent organisation skills, ability to use initiative and experience of working with partner agencies in order to undertake all administrative tasks related to the work of the MARAC Coordinator (1 x 35 hour post, 2 x 22.5 hours post).

MARAC (Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference) is a regular meeting to discuss how to help victims at high risk of murder or serious harm. The meeting is attended by domestic abuse specialists who discuss the victim, the family, the perpetrator and share information.

The successful candidate should have experience of collecting and analysing data and have proven ability to maintain high standards of confidentiality.

All candidates must demonstrate knowledge/experience of the causes and issues relating to domestic abuse and the ability to advocate Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire’s feminist philosophy and mission which underpins all our work.

What is on offer for the Marac Co-ordinator?

  • Training and development
  • 25 days annual leave per annum
  • 12 public holidays per annum
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted high street shopping vouchers
  • 10% pension contribution
  • Mileage

Please refer to the job description and person specification for full information on the requirements of the post holder.

We can only accept applications from women under Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 as this role is based within Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire & East Renfrewshire.

The successful candidate will be subject to PVG and reference checks.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Outreach Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,019 pro-rata
  • East Kilbride
  • Closing 7th April 2022

As an Outreach Support Worker you will be responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of the Outreach Services, providing a pro-active, holistic service to women who have experienced domestic abuse.

The job involves ensuring that a high standard of crisis intervention and casework support is provided to women escaping, experiencing or requiring support with domestic abuse issues. This includes WASLER’s out-of-hours, group work and on call service provision.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for full details.

Should you require any further information regarding this opportunity, please contact: Lorraine Brennan, Outreach Support Services Team Manager on 01355 249897.

This part time position, fixed term to March 2023 is a great opportunity to join our team in pursuing Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire’s feminist philosophy and mission; ‘all women, children and young people are free from fear’

What is on offer for the Outreach Support Worker?

• Training and development

• 25 days annual leave per annum (pro rata)

• 12 public holidays per annum (pro rata)

• Access to the Employee Assistance Programme

• Discounted high street shopping vouchers

• 10% pension contribution

• Mileage

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Duty Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £25,019
  • East Kilbride
  • Closing 29th March 2022

Are you good at working with people in crisis, do you have experience of providing one to one support if you do then our Duty worker role could be for you. WASLER have a 35 hours a week (post funded until September 2023) and are looking for a candidate with an understanding of domestic abuse and its effects on women, children and young people who is able to listen to women and identify the support they need over the telephone and work with them to address these needs including advocating on their behalf.

As a Duty Support Worker you will provide a confidential, safe and supportive information service to women and agencies who contact Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire & East Renfrewshire (WASLER) through our crisis phone line and/or ‘drop in’ service.

The job involves ensuring that a high standard of crisis intervention is provided to women escaping, experiencing or requiring support with domestic abuse issues. This includes WASLER’s out-of-hours on call service provision.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for full details.

This is a great opportunity to join our team in pursuing Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire’s feminist philosophy and mission; ‘all women, children and young people are free from fear’

What is on offer for the Duty Support Worker?

  • Training and development
  • 25 days annual leave per annum
  • 12 public holidays per annum
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted high street shopping vouchers
  • 10% pension contribution
  • Mileage
Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Children and Young People’s Support Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,019
  • East Kilbride
  • Closing 21st February 2022

As a Children and Young People’s Support Worker you will provide preventative, crisis intervention and on-going support to children and young people who are directly or indirectly exposed to the issues of domestic abuse.

The job involves ensuring that a high standard of crisis intervention and casework support is provided to children and young people escaping, experiencing or requiring support with domestic abuse issues. This includes Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire’s out-of-hours, group work and on call service provision.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for full details.

This is a great opportunity to join our team in pursuing Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire’s feminist philosophy and mission; ‘all women, children and young people are free from fear’

What is on offer for the Children and Young People’s Support Worker?

  • Training and development
  • 25 days annual leave per annum
  • 12 public holidays per annum
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted high street shopping vouchers
  • 10% pension contribution
  • Mileage
Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Family Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £25,019
  • East Kilbride
  • Closing 21st February 2022

As a Family Support Worker you will ensure that a high standard of preventative, crisis intervention and casework support is provided to children and young people who are directly or indirectly exposed to the issues of domestic abuse.

Applicants for this vacancy must have direct experience of working with children and young people or families who have experienced abuse and have knowledge of the impact of domestic abuse. Applicants must also be qualified to SVQ level 3, or equivalent in a relevant qualification.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for full details.

This is a great opportunity to join our team in pursuing Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire’s feminist philosophy and mission; ‘all women, children and young people are free from fear’

What is on offer for the Family Support Worker?

  • Training and development
  • 25 days annual leave per annum
  • 12 public holidays per annum
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted high street shopping vouchers
  • 10% pension contribution
  • Mileage
Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Outreach Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,019 pro-rata
  • East Kilbride
  • Closing 13th August 2021

As an Outreach Support Worker you will be responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of the Outreach Services, providing a pro-active, holistic service to women who have experienced domestic abuse.

The job involves ensuring that a high standard of crisis intervention and casework support is provided to women escaping, experiencing or requiring support with domestic abuse issues. This includes WASLER’s out-of-hours, group work and on call service provision.

We can only accept applications from women under Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.

The successful candidate will be subject to PVG and reference checks.

This part time position (21 hours per week, Fixed Term subject to funding) is a great opportunity to join our team in pursuing Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire’s feminist philosophy and mission; ‘all women, children and young people are free from fear’

What is on offer for the Outreach Support Worker?

  • Training and development
  • 25 days annual leave per annum (pro rata)
  • 12 public holidays per annum
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted high street shopping vouchers
  • 10% pension contribution
Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Outreach Crisis and Duty Support Worker x 2

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,019
  • East Kilbride
  • Closing 6th August 2021

Are you good at working with people in crisis, do you have experience of providing one to one support if you do then our Duty worker role could be for you. WASLER have a 35 hours a week and a 22.5 hours a week post funded until September 2021 (with the possibility of being extended beyond this) and are looking for candidates with an understanding of domestic abuse and its effects on women, children and young people who is able to listen to women and identify the support they need over the telephone and work with them to address these needs including advocating on their behalf.

As an Outreach Crisis and Duty Support Worker you will provide a confidential, safe and supportive information service to women and agencies who contact Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire & East Renfrewshire (WASLER) through our crisis phone line and/or ‘drop in’ service.

The job involves ensuring that a high standard of crisis intervention is provided to women escaping, experiencing or requiring support with domestic abuse issues. This includes WASLER’s out-of-hours on call service provision.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for full details.

This is a great opportunity to join our team in pursuing Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire’s feminist philosophy and mission; ‘all women, children and young people are free from fear’

What is on offer for the Outreach Crisis and Duty Support Worker?

• Training and development

• 25 days annual leave per annum

• 12 public holidays per annum

• Access to the Employee Assistance Programme

• Discounted high street shopping vouchers

• 10% pension contribution

• Mileage

We can only accept applications from women under Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.

The successful candidate will be subject to PVG and reference checks.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

As an Outreach and Caledonian Specialist Support Worker you will be responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of the Outreach Services, providing a pro-active, holistic service to women who have experienced domestic abuse and whose partner or former partner is attending the Caledonian System men’s programme.

The job involves ensuring that a high standard of crisis intervention and casework support is provided to women escaping, experiencing or requiring support with domestic abuse issues.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for full details.

Should you require any further information regarding this opportunity, please contact: Lorraine Brennan, Outreach Support Services Team Manager on 01355 249897.

This full time position, fixed term to March 2022 is a great opportunity to join our team in pursuing Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire’s feminist philosophy and mission; ‘all women, children and young people are free from fear’

What is on offer for the Outreach and Caledonian Specialist Support Worker?

• Training and development

• 25 days annual leave per annum

• 12 public holidays per annum

• Access to the Employee Assistance Programme

• Discounted high street shopping vouchers

• 10% pension contribution

• Mileage

Shortlist