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:
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.
Sexual Violence Specialist Helpline Advocate
RASASC is pleased to be recruiting for a new role to enhance referral pathways and services for sexual violence survivors in Wales, in collaboration with Welsh Women’s Aid and the Live Fear Free Helpline.
Funded by the MOJ ISVA fund North Wales, the postholder will provide information and support to those experiencing sexual violence, assessing their needs and offering support via telephone, text, webchat and email.
We are looking for someone who is able to build positive working relationships internally and externally and who is able to use their own judgement and work on their own initiative, whilst working as part of a team.
If you have excellent listening skills and a non-judgemental manner; the ability to receive and interpret complex information and; are able to provide concise, accurate information to services users during highly sensitive situations, we’d love to hear from you.
No prior experience is required as full training will be provided.
Closing date: Midnight, Sunday 1st August 2021
Interviews: Monday 9th August 2021
If you’re an excellent listener who is passionate about helping survivors access vital support, contact [email protected] for more information and an application pack.
We have two exciting new opportunities to join our organisation:
Business Engagement Officer
£27,741 – £29,577 per annum
37.5 hours per week | Permanent contract | Flexible location – Cardiff or homeworking, flexible working options considered
Are you a strong communicator, able to adapt our charity’s messaging for a corporate audience?
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to develop WWA’s Organisational Supporter Scheme, providing tools and tailored support to businesses who share our vision of ending violence against women.
They will recruit and then nurture our relationships with companies, delivering violence against women awareness raising workshops and supporting our network of organisational supporters.
If you are target-driven, have experience of devising engaging communications and an understanding of the experiences of survivors affected by violence against women, we want to hear from you.
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.
Business Engagement Officer: 12 noon, Tuesday 20th July 2021
National Training Coordinator: 12 noon, Monday 19th July 2021
Business Engagement Officer: Thursday 29th of July 2021
National Training Coordinator: Tuesday 27th of July 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