Admin Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,503
  • On site: Edinburgh
  • Closing 4th July 2024

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


Shakti is a feminist Black Minority Ethnic voluntary organisation which offers information, advocacy, emotional/practical support and refuge/temporary accommodation to all Black Minority Ethnic women and their children, who are experiencing or fleeing domestic abuse.

The post holder will assist the CEO, operational manager and team leaders as required, undertaking general administration/recruitment duties and support for the whole organisation. The post holder will deal with enquiries (telephone, e-mail and social media), maintain databases, organise events bookings, and undertake filing, minute taking, and petty cash.

The post holder must have a good knowledge of Microsoft packages, particularly Outlook and Word; be IT literate and have good keyboard skills; have good planning and organisational skills; be a good communicator and be experienced in managing websites and social media. The post holder must have knowledge and understanding of domestic abuse within Black Minority Ethnic communities.

She should have a relevant qualification, preferably HNC or equivalent in administration-related subject, and a working knowledge of an office.

Post involves unsocial and flexible hours including evenings and weekends.

Successful applicants will be subjected to disclosure checks through the PVG Scheme.

‘Women only need apply for these posts under paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010’.

Application notes

Closing date: 04/07/2024

For application pack, please see below or email

We do not accept CV’s.

Tel: 0131 475 2399


SC 273279. Registered Charity Number: SC 008837