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Women’s Outreach and IDAA Worker

  • Full time
  • £30,201
  • Glasgow (On site)
  • Closing 9th April 2024


  • Advertised from 26th March 2024
  • 35 hours per week. Fixed term to 31st March 2025.

Role

Glasgow Women’s Aid provides information, support and temporary accommodation for women, children and young people experiencing domestic abuse. We have refuge accommodation, follow on services and outreach services both for women and children across Glasgow.

The purpose of this role is to provide therapeutic support to women who are experiencing or have experienced domestic abuse. You will support women in their own community and will also provide support to women identified as high risk through the MARAC process. You will provide practical and emotional support through support planning and will advocate for women to ensure their voices are heard. You will contact women who are referred to MARAC and provide crisis intervention, risk assessment, safety planning and information about the MARAC process. An important part of this role will be the development and delivery of innovative and creative groupwork.

It is essential that you have experience of providing support to women who have experienced gender-based violence. A suitable qualification such as HNC Social Services or SVQ Level 2 Social Services and Healthcare is essential. The nature of our work requires a commitment to the feminist analysis of domestic abuse and to the values of Glasgow Women’s Aid. Due to the nature of the role it is essential that you have a driving license and access to a car.

Application notes

If you would like to apply for this post, please take 15 mins to complete our 1st Stage Application form available here: forms.office.com/e/i5en0VtTfz

Closing date is 8am Tuesday 9th April 2024

Glasgow Women’s Aid is an Equal Opportunities Employer and positively welcomes applications from women from all sections of the community. Only women need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. Successful applicants will be subjected to disclosure check through the PVG Scheme.


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