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Women’s Support Worker (Refuge and Follow on)

  • Full time
  • £26,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 24th November 2023

  • Advertised from 25th October 2023
  • plus contributory pension. 35 hours per week, exclusive of lunch breaks.


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.

About you

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.

Application notes

Closing Date: Friday 24th November 2023 at 5pm

For an application pack, please email or visit Please note CVs are not accepted.

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.