Women’s Support and Advocacy Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,092 – £26,919
  • Fife
  • Closing 4th January 2024

  • Advertised from 21st November 2023
  • £24,092-£26,919 per annum (position on scale dependent on experience). 36 hours per week
  • WSM201136


Fife Women’s Aid are looking for a full-time member of staff to join our existing MARAC team, working with women experiencing domestic abuse who are at high levels of risk.

If you want to help, make a difference in the lives of women, children, and young people with experience of domestic abuse, have direct experience of providing one to one person-centred support, an understanding of the causes and impacts of domestic abuse along with good interpersonal skills then you may be the person we are looking for. Applicants will have at least 2 years’ experience of working in a support or advocacy role. The MARAC team is a small supportive team with a wealth of experience to share with new workers. Training will also be provided for the successful candidates.

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 MARAC service. This will be at 6.30pm on Monday 18th December.

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.

If you would like further information about the post, please contact Lynda Carey, Operational Lead on 07714 609 371.

Application notes

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 Women's Aid (fifewomensaid.org.uk)

Closing date: 4.30pm on Thursday 4th January 2024

Interviews will be held: Tuesday 16th 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.