BME Key Case Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,271 pro-rata
  • On site: Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th July 2024

  • Advertised from 31st May 2024
  • £15,163 - 21 hours per week. + 10% pension. Fixed term contract until March 2028.


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 must be a bilingual speaker in Arabic.

The post holder will support Black and Minority Ethnic women, their children and young people experiencing and/or fleeing domestic abuse or forced marriage. Applicants ideally have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of working with Black and Minority Ethnic Communities; especially, women, children, and young people; an understanding of the legislative and cultural issues surrounding domestic abuse/forced marriage and their effects on Black and Minority Ethnic women, their children and young people.

Post holder must have a minimum of SVQ Social Services and Healthcare at SCQF Level 6 or above to meet registration requirements of SSSC or relevant qualification such as degree in Social Work or Community Education.

Post will involve 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

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