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Women's Support Worker - Intake

  • Part time
  • £24,102 pro-rata
  • Cumbernauld, N Lanarkshire
  • Closing 19th March 2023

  • Advertised from 21st February 2023
  • 15 hours a week, mornings. £10,329.84 plus flat rate payment for on-call - under review pending increase from 1.4.23
  • Holidays – 43 days of which 9, including 6 Public Holidays, are fixed. 3% pension contribution.


One of 2 Intake workers who are the first point of contact for our service during office hours 9 a.m. - 4.30 p.m. Monday to Friday. This post is 15 hours a week covering mornings

Evenings and weekend working as required to provide on-call support to women in our refuge accommodation. An additional payment is made for this.

About North Lanarkshire Women’s Aid

NLWA is a feminist organisation working for women, children and young people who are or have experienced domestic abuse. We provide information, support, and safe, confidential accommodation to women, children and young people experiencing domestic abuse. The nature of our work requires a commitment to the values and ethos of Women's Aid.

The successful applicant will be the initial contact for enquiries to our service and will assess queries to ensure women experiencing domestic abuse receive appropriate support from the team.

Applicants will be educated to at least SVQ level 3 or equivalent in social care/community justice or a willingness to work towards a qualification at their own expense and in their own time.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a high degree of self-motivation and have the ability to work as part of a team. They will also have a passion for improving the lives of women and children who have experienced abuse.

Membership of the PVG Scheme for both Vulnerable Adults and Children and the ability to be registered with SSSC are requirements for this post.

Application notes

For an informal discussion about our current vacancies please text 07738 259399 to arrange a mutually suitable time.

For further information about the role:

Job description -Intake Worker job description-230208.docx

Person specification -Intake-personspec-230208.docx

Application Form -ApplicationFormWSS.I-230308.doc

Closing date: 23.59 p.m. Sunday 19 March

Interviews will be held in Cumbernauld on Wednesday 29 March 2023.

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

This post is funded by Scottish Government, Delivering Equally Safe Fund.