Women's Worker - Another Way - Edinburgh - Female Only*

Women's Worker - Another Way - Edinburgh - Female Only*

Sacro Group Personal Pension Scheme
31 days annual leave, plus 6 fixed public holidays, per annum, pro-rata

We are looking for candidates who have experience of working with women with complex social needs. You will be working as part of Another Way, a service that works with women involved in sex work. This role will have a focus on providing outreach to women who are street-based and working indoors (saunas), and providing one-to-one support.

You must have experience of providing assertive outreach to ‘hard-to-reach’ groups, as well as an excellent understanding of the support needs of women involved in sex work. You will need to be an effective communicator, highly organised and have effective casework management skills. It is essential that support provided is non-judgmental and respects the wishes of the women we engage with.

You will work closely with other partners and agencies and be expected to ensure the continued development of good partnership working. Experience of working with women involved in sex work is desirable.

Membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme is a requirement this post.

*For the purposes of the Equality Act 2010 it is an occupational requirement that this post is filled by a woman.

Sacro values diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Unique Reference Code
EDAW040119
Salary
SCP 27 - 30, currently £24,379 - £26,986 per annum, pro-rata
Closing Date
12pm, Monday 21 January 2019
Interview Date
Monday 28 January 2019
Location
Edinburgh
Contract
Fixed Term to 30 June 2020
Hours Per Week
30
Responsible To
Service Manager, Another Way
Supervisory Responsibility‎
Sessional Workers / Volunteers