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  • Advertised from 23rd May 2023
  • 35 hours per week, exclusive of lunch breaks. Contributory pension.


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.

Funder:Scottish Government Delivering Equally Safe Fund: fixed term contract to 31 March 2024.

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

An application pack is available for download below.

Completed Application Only – CV’s are not accepted. Closing Date: Friday 23.6.2023 at 5pm For an application pack, please email or visit Please note, only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Please note: Women only need apply (under Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010).