Position Women’s Support Worker (Refuge & Outreach) funded in place till end Jun 2020.   ABWA are committed to pursuing a continuation of funding beyond that.   The postholder will be based in Dunoon and required to travel across Argyll & Bute as meets service requirements.  Therefore, all applicants must hold a full current UK driving licence and have daily access to a reliable, fully insured vehicle.
Core hours 35 hours per week over 5 days

Monday to Friday during office hours

May be required to work some evenings/weekends by arrangement

Contract permanent post subject to on-going funding
Salary range £23,250 – £25,600 dependant on experience/qualifications
Qualifications A relevant SVQ qualification required for SSSC registration for a housing support worker will be required (or a willingness to undertake at your own expense.)  You can find out about relevant Housing Support qualifications at:
Closing date 9pm on Fri 12th Apr 2019
Shortlisting 13th and 14th Apr 2019
Interviews Will take place on 17th, 18th, 19th Apr 2019

TBC with shortlisted candidates

Start date To be agreed with successful applicant
Travel expenses 45p per mile for each authorised journey
Mobile Phone Provided
Probation Period 3 months
Holidays 25 days + 12 public holidays
Sick Leave 8 weeks full and 8 weeks half pay per 12 month period accruing from day 1


Please download the below documents (can be opened in Word, Open Office or Google Docs) or  if you wish to apply for this position;


We would prefer applications via email to:


Due to a lack of resources, only applicants being called to interview will receive any further communication from us.   We would like to thank you for your interest in working with ABWA and wish you success with your application

Kind regards,

Argyll & Bute Women’s Aid