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Welsh Women’s Aid is the lead organisation in Wales working to end domestic abuse and other forms of violence against women.

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Remuneration

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a range of benefits including generous pension contributions and generous annual leave allowances.

Culture

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.

Organisational Anti-Racist Review Consultant 

We are looking to work with a consultant to evaluate our anti-racist practice by conducting an independent review of our internal policies, procedures and working practices. 

Welsh Women’s Aid is the national umbrella organisation in Wales, working to end violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence. We are committed to confronting privilege in all its’ forms, challenging, disrupting and dismantling structural racism and prejudice. We actively aim to change social and cultural norms and dismantle patriarchal and intersecting systems and structures that perpetuate abuse, harms and inequalities. 

As such, we have begun work on our anti-racism strategy and action plan and are in the process of beginning to engage staff and Trustees 

We aim to have an action plan with tangible actions to: 

  • educate our staff and volunteers 
  • develop our anti-racist practice 
  • embed anti-racist thinking into all areas of our work 

Timeframe 

We anticipate that this review will be completed and report compiled by the end of July 2021, and the indicative cost of consultancy to support our review is expected to be in the region of £5K, with a maximum budget of £7K. 

Interested? 

If you share WWA’s ethos and values, have professional experience of working to fight racismworking with organisations to improve their anti-racist practices, of strategic planning and stakeholder engagement, we invite you to submit a proposal. 

Before submitting your proposal, please download and review the further information document here.

This opportunity is open to women only under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1.    

Welsh Women’s Aid are working with consultants from a wide range of backgroundsDue to the nature of this opportunity, ware committed to offering a guaranteed interview to candidates from Black, Asian or other ethnic minority backgrounds who can evidence the relevant experience. 

Proposals should be submitteby 12 noon 7th of May 2021. 

 

 

Welsh Women’s Aid is recruiting new Trustees to join our Board 

Do you have the enthusiasm, time and skills to help us direct Welsh Women’s Aid work to prevent violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence across Wales? 

Welsh Women’s Aid is a dynamic national charity that has been working for over 40 years to support Wales’ network of specialist services provide lifesaving services, and to campaign for change and improved responses to survivors, families and communities. This is a unique opportunity for women dedicated to our vision and feminist values to join our committed and highly skilled Board of Trustees and contribute to our future direction. 

We are seeking additional Trustees to join our Board, with the skills and experience to complement our existing leadership. Of these, at least one Trustee will be a woman who holds leadership positions within our membership of local specialist service organisations. These are unpaid appointments although reasonable travel and associated expenses are provided, accompanied by relevant training and support through the induction period and beyond. 

Closing dateMid-day 9th June 2021 

Please see below application pack:

We also welcome applications in Welsh:

If you would prefer to have an informal discussion about the role prior to applying, email [email protected] and our CEO or Chair will be happy to get back to you. 

Welsh Women’s Aid is a women-led organisation and is committed to equality and diversity. This role is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1.  Women only need apply. Applicants must be 18 or over. We particularly welcome applications from women from minoritised communities, and from South East Wales and North Wales regions who are under-represented on our Board.    

 

Registered charity number: 1140962    

 

 

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