At Glasgow Women’s Aid we run the Children Recovering from Domestic Abuse Recovery Programme (CEDAR) for the Glasgow area which is funded by the Big Lottery. The key aim of the CEDAR programme is to help mothers support their children in their recovery from domestic abuse. It is a 12 week programme for children, young people and their mums to explore their experiences, understanding and feelings around domestic abuse.
CEDAR Co-ordinator, 35 hours per week, Salary £26,767
Fixed term contract to 31st March 2019
As a CEDAR Co-ordinator you will be co-ordinating and delivering the CEDAR programme, having responsibility for the children’s programme. You will generate referrals, manage the assessment process and deliver the group work. You will recruit, train and supervise co-facilitators to support the running of the group work.
We would love to hear from you if you have experience of working with women and/or children who have experienced domestic abuse, in a group work and 1-1 setting. You must be highly organised, proactive and work from the feminist perspective of domestic abuse.
For an application pack please visit our website www.glasgowwomensaid.org.uk.
Closing date: 8am Monday 15th January 2018. Interviews will take place Monday 29th January 2019.
Glasgow Women’s Aid is an Equal Opportunities Employer and positively welcomes applications from women from all sections of the community. Only women need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. Successful applicants will be subjected to disclosure check through the PVG Scheme.CEDAR Cover Letter
CYP Follow On Domestic Abuse Worker 21 hours
Salary £16,060 (£26,767 pro rata) + 7.5% Out of Hours Allowance
Fixed term contract until 30th June 2020
At Glasgow Women’s Aid we provide temporary refuge accommodation, crisis support and outreach support for women, children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse.
We are seeking a proactive and enthusiastic woman to provide therapeutic and emotional support to children and young people who are leaving refuge to move into their own home with mum. You will work with the children as they prepare to leave refuge and will continue to provide support as they transition to their new home. You will thrive on managing a busy case load, conflicting demands and dealing with complex and challenging situations.
You will provide children with 1-1 support, run group work programmes and free play sessions. You will work alongside mums, partnership agencies and the Women’s Follow On Workers.
It is essential that you have experience of providing therapeutic support to children who have experienced the effects of gender based violence. It is also essential that you have a qualification that allows you to register as a Practitioner in a Day Care of Children Service with the SSSC and are committed to the feminist perspective of domestic abuse. You must have a driving licence and have access to a car.
At Glasgow Women’s Aid you will have access to a range of training opportunities and will be working with a group of highly experienced and supportive women. You will also have access to a final salary pension scheme, child care vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.
For an application pack please visit our website www.glasgowwomensaid.org.uk. We do not accept CV’s.
Closing date: completed application forms must be submitted by 8am on Monday 22nd January 2017. Interviews will be held on Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th January 2018.CYP Follow On Cover Letter