This vacancy has now closed

1 x Women’s Support Worker (Substance Misuse Project)

  • Full time
  • £20,931 – £22,623
  • Dalkeith
  • Closing 23rd August 2019

  • Advertised from 6th August 2019
  • 35 hours per week. Flexible working considered.
  • SM-1


We are looking for 1 x FTE Women’s Support Worker’s to join our dynamic team to work on a multi-agency project. This role will specifically deliver support to women with co-occurring domestic abuse and substance misuse issues.

WAEML provides information, support and accommodation to women (including trans-women), children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse. If you can commit to upholding the rights of women, children and young people, this may be the job for you.

We have 1 x full time (35 hours per week) vacancies for an experienced support worker. The majority of case work will include supporting women with co-occurring domestic abuse and substance misuse. You will also be expected to work with a multi-agency approach and your case load will include individual and group work support.

Candidates should have a minimum of 2 years work experience within the violence against women or substance misuse field. Membership of the PVG scheme is an essential requirement and you should be qualified to a minimum of SVQ 3 in Health and Social Care.

This post is funded by the Big Lottery and is available on a fixed term until August 2021. Travel across East Lothian and Midlothian is required therefore a full current driving licence and constant access to a car is essential. We are happy to chat about flexible working.

WAEML positively welcomes applicants from within all sections of the community although are except under Schedule 9(Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 and therefore only women need apply. We would particularly welcome bilingual applicants.

Application notes

Closing date for all applicants is 12 noon on Friday 23rd August.

Request an application pack from Nancy Ross on 0131 561 5804 or go online at