ABOUT GLASGOW WOMENS AID
Vacancies & Opportunities
Would you like to help us provide the best service we can to women, children and young people experiencing domestic abuse?
We were established in 1973 during the second wave of the women’s liberation movement – a period where activists collectively recognized that there was a need to provide support and safe refuge to women experiencing domestic abuse. Our organization has grassroots, feminist foundations and we are passionate about ensuring everyone who works for us is a passionate feminist too!
Benefits of Working with Us
We are a group of highly experienced and supportive women. You will be working in a strong feminist environment where your thoughts will be valued and your voice heard. We value the spirit, determination and drive that comes from being a group of women.
Support & Supervision
We provide 6 weekly support and supervision to ensure you are given the support you need to do your role effectively. It is also an opportunity to explore your training and development needs.
We provide access to a range of internal training courses and also access to training courses provided by Scottish Women's Aid. We have 4 staff development days a year that provide opportunities for workers to learn together as a group.
We offer a final salary pension scheme through Strathclyde Pension Fund. Or if a stakeholder pension is your preference, we also offer one with a very generous employer contribution.
Annual Leave Buying and Selling scheme
We have an annual leave buying and selling scheme which allows you to buy or sell 1 week of annual leave per year as part of a salary sacrifice scheme.
We provide access to 2 credit union schemes that provide an easy way for you to save money through payroll deduction.
Employee Counselling Helpline
We provide you with an Employees Counselling Helpline that is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The service is confidential and can provide support and advise with day to day issues such as family problems and money worries.
We offer discounted parking at NCP King Street for those working in Bell Street.
Cycle to Work Scheme
We are a member of The Cycle to Work scheme which is a government initiative that allows you to get a brand new bike and safety equipment for your commute to work – all tax-free!
Not only can you get your perfect commuting bike you can get all the kit you need to go with it too. Helmets, lights, locks and clothing are all available through Cyclescheme.
We were established in 1973 during the second wave of the women’s liberation movement – a period where activists collectively recognized that there was a need to provide support and safe refuge to women experiencing domestic abuse. Initially, our focus was on women’s experiences, but as the organization evolved our focus included children and young people.