Women’s Support Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £24,092 – £26,919
  • Fife
  • Closing 11th January 2024

  • Advertised from 1st December 2023
  • Position on scale dependent on experience. 20 hours per week
  • HF011220


Fife Women’s Aid are delighted to be launching a new service for women experiencing domestic abuse and are looking to recruit a full-time support worker to develop this service.

The role will involve providing ongoing flexible support to women in their own accommodation, with a focus on harm reduction and tenancy sustainment within the community. The service will work in accordance with the Housing First principles and will enhance our existing service provision for women who have experienced domestic abuse.

Applicants should have good communication skills and a passion for supporting recovery from domestic abuse.

The successful applicant will have at least SVQ Level III or equivalent level of qualification in health and social care or other relevant subject, or a willingness to work towards a qualification.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a high degree of motivation and have the ability to work on their own as well as part of a team.

Please join us for an online session to find out more about FWA women’s services. This will be at 6.30pm on Thursday 4th January. Please confirm your attendance to info@fifewomensaid.org.uk and we will send you details of the zoom meeting. We hope to see you there.

Fife Women’s Aid is a feminist organisation and strives to be a supportive and empowering employer offering competitive terms and conditions.

Membership of Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme is a requirement for this post.

Application notes

If you would like further information about the post, please contact Kate McCormack at kate.mccormack@fifewomensaid.org.uk to arrange a time for a call.

For further information about the role please visit our website fifewomensaid.org.uk/about-fwa/vacancies.

If you would like to apply for the role, an application form is also available on our website Job Application Form - Fife Womens Aid (fifewomensaid.org.uk)

Closing date: 4.30pm on Thursday 11th January 2024

Interviews will be held: Thursday 25th January 2024

Only women are eligible to apply for this post due to Genuine Occupational Requirement (Schedule 9; Equality Act 2010). Fife Women’s Aid welcomes applications from women from all sectors of the community.