Welsh Women’s Aid is the lead organisation in Wales working to end domestic abuse and other forms of violence against women.
We offer competitive salaries and benefits package.
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a range of benefits including generous pension contributions and generous annual leave allowances.
Our culture is one of mutual respect, creativity, innovation, and collaboration. Our approach is practical and we offer flexible arrangements and healthy work patterns to meet individual circumstances.
We give our employees room to grow as well. There are opportunities to work shadow other areas of the business, get involved in events, and gain additional skills.
Welsh Women’s Aid is the umbrella membership organisation in Wales that supports and provides national representation for third sector specialist services working to end domestic abuse, sexual violence and other forms of violence against women.
We are looking for experienced, passionate women to join us in the following role:
Welsh Women’s Aid is the national umbrella organisation in Wales for third sector specialist services working to end domestic abuse, sexual violence and other forms of violence against women.
Due to new funding and career progression, we are looking for passionate women to join us in the following roles in our Public Affairs and Helpline teams:
Policy & Research Officer
£26,999 – £28,785 per annum
37.5 hours per week | Permanent contract | Cardiff
Do you have experience of influencing and delivering policy priorities? Are you an exceptional communicator with knowledge of the current political context and infrastructure in Wales?
This post will focus on supporting the development of effective legislation, policy and practice in the field of violence against women and representing the voices of our members and survivors across Wales.
Strategic Communications Officer
£26,999 – £28,785 per annum pro rata
15 hours per week | 2 year contract | Cardiff
Do you want to challenge the culture of sexual harassment of women and girls, sexual abuse and impunity in Wales? This new post will play an active role in the development and delivery of a UK-wide communications strategy and represent WWA on the Justice and Equality Fund’s Strategic Communications Network, ensuring survivor’s voices continue to be at the heart of our work.
You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, including experience of communicating complex messages influencing policy to affect change.
Helpline Support Worker
£24,799 per annum
37.5 hours per week | Permanent contract | Caernarfon
Do you have excellent listening skills, tact, sensitivity and the ability to communicate effectively with individuals and organisations at varying levels? In this role you will need to utilise your understanding of issues surrounding domestic abuse, sexual violence and violence against women to provide support and guidance to callers and through text and webchat. The ability to communicate effectively in Welsh is essential.
Experience of providing direct helpline support and an understanding of risk assessment are desirable, but full training will be provided.
The Helpline is open 24/7 and it is therefore it is essential that the successful candidate is prepared to work various and unsociable shifts.
These posts are open to women only under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1.
We value diversity and are committed to promoting equality. We encourage applications from women from all backgrounds and communities and particularly welcome applications from Black and minority communities and other under-represented groups.
Please feel free to call and speak to someone about the role if you have any questions.
Closing date: 12 noon Thursday 21st November 2019
To receive an application pack via post, please email [email protected] or phone 02920 541551.
Registered charity number: 1140962
Evaluation of Change That Lasts community scheme ‘ask me’ across the four nations
We are seeking an evaluator who can demonstrate specific knowledge and expertise in the subject area of the evaluation and can evidence an intersectional approach to male violence against women.
This work will be steered with support from the Ask Me Steering Group, made up of representatives from the four Women’s Aid Federations. Please see attached link for more information: ITT Evaluation Ask Me Oct 2019
Closing date: 12 noon 20th November 2019
If you would like to discuss this project and the evaluation requirements in more detail please contact Natalie Blakeborough, Head of Project Development, Welsh Women’s Aid: 02920 541 551
Please return expressions of interest to: