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  • Fife Women's Aid - Domestic Abuse Practitioner (Housing First) x 2

    Created: 17/01/2023, Updated: 19/01/2023

    Post: Domestic Abuse Practitioner (Housing First) x 2

    Hours: 2 x 36 hours per week

    Salary: £23,142 - £25,892 per annum (position on scale dependent on experience)  

    Fife Women's Aid (FWA) seeks two Domestic Abuse Practitioner(s) to join its team. This position may be considered as a secondment opportunity for 18 months-2 years.

    FWA is delighted to be launching a new service for women experiencing domestic abuse and is looking to recruit two full-time support workers to develop this service. The roles will involve providing ongoing flexible support to women in their own accommodation, with a focus on harm reduction and tenancy sustainment within the community. The service will work in accordance with Housing First and will enhance its existing service provisions for women who have experienced domestic abuse. Applicants should have good communication skills and a passion for supporting recovery from domestic abuse. The successful applicants will have at least SVQ Level III or an equivalent level of qualification in health and social care or other relevant subject, or a willingness to work towards a qualification. The successful applicants 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 FWA for an online session to find out more about its women's services. This will be at 18:30 on Tuesday 31 January. Please confirm your attendance to [email protected] 

    FWA 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 Kate McCormack at [email protected] to arrange a time for a call.

    For further information about the role and to make an application, please click here.

    Applications must meet the person specification to be shortlisted. Previous applicants need not apply. The closing date for applications is 16:30 on Monday 06 February 2023.

    Interviews will be held on Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 February 2023. Only women are eligible to apply for this post due to Genuine Occupational Requirement (Schedule 9; Equality Act 2010). FWA welcomes applications from women from all sectors of the community.




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