Job Advert Caithness & Sutherland Women’s Aid

 Caithness & Sutherland Women’s Aid

 Children & Young People’s Support Worker

Maternity Cover commencing September 2017 Salary: £20520 pro rata.

Hours: 22.5 – 30 per week

We provide person centred support services to women, children and young people in Caithness and Sutherland who have experienced or are experiencing domestic abuse. We are looking for a hard working professional to join our team for a period of maternity cover.

You will possess excellent communication skills, be self-motivated and flexible and have proven experience of supporting Children & Young People in a similar care environment. In addition, you will ideally be SVQ3 qualified in Health & Social Care (or equivalent) and be a member of The Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme. You will have an understanding of the effects and issues surrounding Domestic Abuse and Violence against Women.

Role Requirements: – * *Driving license and transport essential – 45 pence per mile will be paid *Post subject to PVG Enhanced Disclosure checks

This post is funded & subject to on-going evaluation. Due to the sensitive nature of our support work; women only need apply (Equality Act 2010)

Telephone 01408 633488 or email info@caswa.org.uk for an application pack.

Closing date: 5pm Friday 11th August 2017. Interviews planned w/c 21st August 2017

Registered Scottish Charity No SC-034356