Women’s Aid is a women only organisation and the lawful recruitment of a female for the post falls within the exemption stated in Article 10 (2b&4e) of the Sex Discrimination (NI) Order 1976.

External Vacancy 

Job Title: Children’s Support Worker Maternity Cover
(CYGNET – Children and Young Generation Nurturing Education Trainer)

Responsible to: Assessment Manager

Location: Carrickfergus, Larne & Newtownabbey (base to be confirmed)

Aims of Post: This post will entail one to one crisis support for children and young people experiencing domestic violence and generating referrals into group work sessions.

Key Responsibilities
• To provide one to one support in a safe and supported environment for children and young people affected by domestic violence
• To contribute to the facilitation of education/ prevention programmes for children and young people in Resource centres and community settings.
• To inform and empower children and young people to make healthy choices in their lives and relationships
• Promote, maintain and contribute to working effectively with the childcare team and with external agencies relevant to the post.
• To promote positive mental health and well-being in children and young people.

Mission Statement & Aims of Women’s Aid
Recruitment Information Letter
Children’s Support Worker CYGNET Job Description
CYGNET Children’s Support Worker Pers Specification
Job Application form Children’s Support Worker Cygnet post

Closing date: Wednesday 23rd October 2019 at 5.00pm

Internal Trawl (only staff and volunteers of Women’s Aid ABCLN may apply)


Responsible to: Assessment Manager

Location: Newtownabbey

Duration: to 31.12.19

Hours: up to 22 hours per week (hours negotiable)

The Family First Support Worker is employed by Women’s Aid in ABCLN to work directly with women and their children; to deliver individual practical and emotional support. Provide individual support to build mothers skills to improve their children’s lives.

Mission Statement & Aims of Women’s Aid
Recruitment Information Letter
Family First Support worker Job Des
Personal Spec- Family First Support Worker
Job Application form Family First Support Worker

Closing date is Wednesday 16th October 2019 at 5.00pm