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CYP Refuge Domestic Abuse Worker 17.5 hours
Salary £13,383 (£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 living in refuge with mum. You will work with the children when they move into refuge and will continue to provide support as they deal with their experience of living with domestic abuse. 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 Refuge 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 relevant to working with children and young people, such as SVQ Level 3 Social Service (Children and Young People). 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 30th April 2018. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th May 2018.
CYP Refuge Cover Letter