Children and Young People’s Policy Worker – Scottish Women’s Aid – Edinburgh

Scottish Women’s Aid is Scotland’s leading voluntary sector organisation working to prevent domestic abuse and promote effective policy and practice responses for women, children and young people who experience domestic abuse.  We are the umbrella organisation for 37 autonomous Women’s Aid groups delivering direct services to women, children and young people across Scotland.

  • Starting Salary: £28,888 per year, 35 hours per week
  • Job-share applications will be considered
  • Based in Edinburgh

Scottish Women’s Aid (SWA) is looking for an enthusiastic and highly skilled policy professional to become our new Children and Young People’s Policy Worker. The successful candidate will have relevant experience in children’s policy and/or children’s human rights, along with experience of working with diverse stakeholders, including children and young people.

You will understand the gendered analysis of domestic abuse and the issues, policies and legislation within Scotland affecting women, children and young people who experience domestic abuse, and will also understand children’s human rights including children’s participation principles and approaches.

We are seeking a diplomatic self-starter, with good communication skills and attention to detail; someone who gets work done within agreed timelines, works on her own initiative, and contributes constructively as part of a team.

If you are talented, reliable, service minded, resilient and a highly motivated professional looking for a meaningful career, with a strong commitment to Scottish Women’s Aid’s values and mission you should download the application pack from our website at: http://www.womensaid.scot/news/vacancies

  • Closing date: 9am on Tuesday 16th July 2019
  • Interviews: week commencing 29th July 2019

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