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independent domestic abuse advocacy / drop in

Salary: £24,896
Job Type: Full Time
Closing date: 19th May 2017
Location: Stirling

Are you passionate about women's rights? Do you have the skills, knowledge and experience to provide support and advocacy to women experiencing domestic abuse?

About us

Stirling and District Women's Aid offers support, information, advocacy, and temporary refuge accommodation for women and their children who have been physically, emotionally or sexually abused by a partner or former partner. We work closely with a range of statutory and voluntary sector organisations.

The role

This post is split between the role of Drop-In Worker and Independent Domestic Abuse Advocate (IDAA). 50% of the time the post is responsible for the Drop-In Service, providing day-to-day support for women through Stirling Women's Aid's drop in service. This includes providing advice, information, emotional and practical support. The remainder 50% of time the post provides an IDAA service working with high risk clients in need of intense and immediate support to reduce their levels of harm and risk. The worker will work closely with Stirling Women's Aid's Women's, Family and Children's workers.

The role requires a range of experience and skills and preferred candidates will have a wide ranging knowledge and experience of both Advocacy and Domestic Abuse. Candidates will ideally have the Professional Development Award in Domestic Abuse Advocacy or equivalent. You must be able to work independently and manage your own workload. You must have a strong commitment to equality and a feminist understanding of domestic abuse. You will have strong communication skills and will be able to develop and maintain positive working relationships.

Application notes

Closing date for applications 19th May 2017.

For an application pack please email:

Additional details

Under Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 only women are eligible to apply.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Check.


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Stirling and District Women's Aid Registered Charity Number SC010937
Stirling & District Women's Aid Registered Charity Number SC010937
Registered Charity Number SC010937
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2017 Stirling & District Women's Aid
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