This vacancy has now closed

Outreach Crisis and Duty Support Worker x 2

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,019
  • East Kilbride
  • Closing 6th August 2021

  • Advertised from 20th July 2021
  • 1 x 35 hours, 1 x 22.5 hours. Salary pro rata for part time. Fixed term until September 2021.


Are you good at working with people in crisis, do you have experience of providing one to one support if you do then our Duty worker role could be for you. WASLER have a 35 hours a week and a 22.5 hours a week post funded until September 2021 (with the possibility of being extended beyond this) and are looking for candidates with an understanding of domestic abuse and its effects on women, children and young people who is able to listen to women and identify the support they need over the telephone and work with them to address these needs including advocating on their behalf.

As an Outreach Crisis and Duty Support Worker you will provide a confidential, safe and supportive information service to women and agencies who contact Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire & East Renfrewshire (WASLER) through our crisis phone line and/or ‘drop in’ service.

The job involves ensuring that a high standard of crisis intervention is provided to women escaping, experiencing or requiring support with domestic abuse issues. This includes WASLER’s out-of-hours on call service provision.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for full details.

This is a great opportunity to join our team in pursuing Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire’s feminist philosophy and mission; ‘all women, children and young people are free from fear’

What is on offer for the Outreach Crisis and Duty Support Worker?

• Training and development

• 25 days annual leave per annum

• 12 public holidays per annum

• Access to the Employee Assistance Programme

• Discounted high street shopping vouchers

• 10% pension contribution

• Mileage

We can only accept applications from women under Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.

The successful candidate will be subject to PVG and reference checks.

Application notes

If you wish an application pack please email or download below.

Please state clearly on your application which whether you are applying for the full time or part time vacancy.

Closing date for applications: 6th August 2021.

Charity No: SCO41781