Post Title: Family Support Worker Hours: 30 hours per week Salary: £22,464 - £25,128 per annum (pro rata)
This post is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund for a period of 2 years.
Fife Women’s Aid are looking for a Family Support Worker to join their team. The Family Support Service helps mothers to improve their parenting skills and create a new family-life structure where children can thrive and enjoy their childhood. Applicants will have at least 2 years’ experience of working in a similar environment, supporting isolated mothers and their children. A good understanding of domestic abuse and its effects is important.
For this post it is essential to have excellent communication skills and an ability to work effectively with a range of multi-agency partners.
The successful applicants will have at least SVQ Level III or equivalent level of qualification in housing support or other relevant subject, or equivalent experience and willingness to work towards a qualification.
Membership of Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme is a requirement for this post.
Background: Fife Women’s Aid (FWA) is a registered Scottish charity and a company limited by guarantee with around 30 years’ experience of providing services to women, children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse. Vision: “Our vision is of an equitable society in which women, children and young people are valued participants, able to determine their own future and are free from all forms of abuse.” Mission Statement: “Underpinned by a feminist analysis of domestic abuse, we will work in partnership with others to provide accessible support services for women, children and young people in Fife who have experienced domestic abuse.” Values: We work with integrity and take a non-judgemental approach to promote our core values of: Trust, Respect, Empathy, Empowerment and Equality.
The closing date for applications is on Wednesday 16 October 2019 - Interviews will be held on Thursday 31 October 2019
If you would like further information about this post, please contact Lynda Carey, Operational Lead on 01383 732289.
Fife Women’s Aid is a charitable company limited by guarantee Co. No. SC316350
Registered Office: Suite 1, First Floor, Saltire House, Pentland Park, Glenrothes, KY6 2AL
Registered Scottish CharitySC011689