Hemat Gryffe Women’s Aid are recruiting a Women’s Support Worker (Refuge & Follow on) to support women admitted to refuge and when they are leaving refuge to help them settle into permanent accommodation via the follow-on service.
About Hemat Gryffe Women’s Aid
Established in 1981, Hemat Gryffe women’s Aid is a feminist organisation and Scotland’s first women’s aid project providing refuge accommodation, outreach, and follow-on services to women, children, and young people primarily from the Asian Black and Minority Ethnic community experiencing domestic abuse, forced marriage and honour-based abuse.
You will have experience of working with vulnerable women from minority ethnic backgrounds experiencing gender-based abuse.
You will be bilingual and speak English and Hindi, Punjabi, or Urdu
All staff are expected to promote equality and anti-discriminatory practices working with women primarily from the Asian, Black and Minority Ethnic Community experiencing domestic abuse, forced marriage and honour-based abuse.
Qualification Requirements:SVQ Social Services and Healthcare at SCQF Level 6 or above to meet registration requirements of SSSC. Training will be provided to achieve this work-based qualification.
Closing Date: Friday 24th November 2023 at 5pm
Please note, only those selected for interview will be contacted and previous applicants need not apply.
Please note: Women only need apply (under Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010).
Funder: Scottish Government Delivering Equally Safe Fund: fixed term contract to 31 March 2024.