Job Vacancies

Women’s Aid is a women only organisation and the lawful recruitment of female(s) for the post falls within the exception stated in Article 10 (2b & 2e) of the Sex Discrimination (NI) Order 1976.   We reserve the right to interview only those candidates who appear from the information provided to be the most suitable for the job.
 
 
Internal Trawl / Secondment
Note: only volunteers and staff may apply for the following vacancy  
 
Job Title:   DOMESTIC ABUSE SUPPORT WORKER 
Responsible to:   Women’s Aid ABCLN Floating Support Manager 
Hours of work:   37 hours per week
Flexibility is required as the post may require some evening/ weekend/ work, as per the demands of the project
Time-in-lieu is available for additional hours worked when approved in advance. 
Duration: Ends 31.03.19
Location: Post 2: Ballymena Police Station
Travel required throughout full PSNI district.
 
Overview:
The Domestic Abuse Support Worker post has been developed to allow Women’s Aid staff to work within PSNI settings to extend the support available to victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence.  
 
Key Responsibilities:
•To provide a sensitive, pro-active short to medium term advocacy, support and information service to victims/survivors of domestic violence focussing on those most at risk. 
•Provide a co-ordinated response for victims/survivors and children experiencing domestic violence
•Identify and respond to the safety and support needs of victims/survivors and children
•Ensure that abuse victims/survivors have access to a range of services to meet their needs
•Work in partnership with the PSNI, Supporting People and the Northern Health and Social Care Trust to meet the agreed aims and objectives. 
 
 
 
Closing date is Monday 30th April 2018 @ 1.00pm
 
External Vacancies 
1. ACCOMMODATION SUPPORT WORKER 
 
Hours of work:   37hrs per week initially for one year 
Responsible to:   Accommodation Manager
Location:   Refuge, Ballymena & Ruth House, Ballymena 
(Temporary accommodation service)
Salary Scale:   £20,538 
Duration:   One year initially
Holidays:   25 days per year plus statutory days 
Pension:   The Group provides a pension scheme, membership of which is optional.
 
The Accommodation Support Worker is part of a team of paid workers and volunteers.  Working as part of the team is a rewarding and satisfying experience; however, the work demands energy, enthusiasm and a high level of commitment.
 
Supporting Women and Children:


 Key Responsibilities:      
  
To identify and respond to the needs of families living in temporary accommodation service; 
 
 
Closing date: Wednesday 9th May 2018 at 5.00pm
 
2. CHILD SUPPORT WORKER
 
Hours of work:   18 hours per week
Some flexibility required for evenings.  Time in lieu can be taken for any additional hours worked.
Responsible to:   Accommodation Manager
Duration:   Fixed term contract until 31.03.19
Location:   Accommodation Services, Ballymena
Salary:   £19,932 pro rata
 
Women’s Aid ABCLN provides support and accommodation for women and children experiencing domestic violence.
 
Summary of Post
 
Work as part of the Accommodation Support team providing a play programme and activities for children whose mothers are using the support services
 
To provide a welcoming, safe and supportive environment for children 
 
 
Closing date: Wednesday 9th May 2018 at 5.00pm