Welsh Women’s Aid is the lead organisation in Wales working to end domestic abuse and other forms of violence against women.
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.
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.
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.
Due to internal career development and new funding we are looking to recruit into our Training team:
National Training Co-ordinator
£30,451.00 – £32,234.00 NJC scale 26-28
37.5 hours per week | 1 year fixed term contract | South Wales – regular attendance at our Cardiff office required, flexible working considered
Want to join our growing national Training team to coordinate the delivery of a comprehensive, high quality accredited and non-accredited training?
The role also includes identifying and responding to emerging sector specific learning and development needs and identifying and promoting training opportunities to external practitioners and policy-makers.
If you have experience of delivering and co-ordinating learning and development programmes, projects, seminars, conferences and events, as well as excellent knowledge and understanding of domestic abuse, sexual violence and other forms of violence against women, we want to hear from you.
Closing date: 12 noon, Wednesday the 16th June 2021
Interviews: Monday, 21st June 2021
Helpline Support Workers / Sessional Helpline Support Workers
Live Fear Free Helpline
£25,481 per annum pro rata
Do you have excellent listening skills, tact, sensitivity and the ability to communicate effectively with individuals and organisations at varying levels, whilst maintaining clear professional boundaries? Could you use these skills to respond to callers seeking information and support?
An understanding of issues surrounding domestic abuse, sexual violence and violence against women is essential. The ability to communicate fluently in Welsh is desirable.
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.
Experience of providing direct helpline support and an understanding of risk assessment are desirable, but full training will be provided.
Closing date: 12 noon, Monday 21st of June 2021
Interview date: Friday 25th / Monday 28th of June 2021
Want to know more? Feel free to contact us to discuss these opportunities further, email [email protected] or call us on 02920 541551.
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 – applicants from Black, Asian or other ethnic minority backgrounds and people with a disability who meet the essential job criteria will be guaranteed an interview.
Registered charity number: 1140962
A disappointing & shortsighted decision. 1 in 3 women experience violence or sexual abuse in their lifetime – in Wales, that equates to around 530,441 women. Domestic homicide reviews can reveal where opportunities for support could have been offered. bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-…