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Trainee Refuge Support Worker

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

  • Advertised from 12th September 2023
  • 35 hours 2 year fixed term.


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

Application notes

Application packs can be downloaded below.

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

Closing date: Friday 29th September 2023, 5.00 pm