Family Support Worker

Edinburgh Women's Aid
08 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Family Support Worker

(Until November 2017 with potential to be extended)

Please find attached below the Application Pack for this position. The pack consists of:

-     Application Form

-     Job Description

-     Self Declaration Form

-     Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

-     EWA's Equality and Diversity Policy

-     EWA's Annual Report

Please note; Women only need apply (under Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010).

Applications should be returned by email to or posted to: Administrator, Edinburgh Women's Aid, 4 Cheyne Street, Edinburgh, EH4 1JB. If you are applying for any other positions with Edinburgh Women's Aid please complete an application form for each post and state clearly in your email/letter the posts you wish to be considered for.

To be received by 9am Wednesday 16 August. No late applications will be accepted. The subject line or envelope should clearly state which post you are applying for.

Please return the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form in a separate envelope marked private and confidential. It will be detached and kept separately from your application form and will not be seen by any member of the selection panel.

Please return the Self Declaration Form and return to us in a sealed envelope. It will only be opened if you are offered and accept the role.

This post is subject to PVG Scheme checks for protected adults and children. You will also be required to provide proof of your qualifications and right to work in the UK if you are offered a position. 

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 23 August.

Due to funding restraints we will only contact short listed applicants, therefore if you have not heard from us by Tuesday 22 August please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

The shortlisting and selection process is an anonymous review, carried out by the interview panel, of the information contained in each candidate's application form. The content of each application form are scored against the post's Essential Requirements and Desirable Requirements which are stated in the Job Description. Any discrepancies observed in the application form will also be noted for further exploration at interview. Additionally, requirements stated in the Job Description, such as specific qualifications, required registrations and length of experience will be scored.

Thank you for your interest in Edinburgh Women's Aid. We look forward to receiving your completed application.

See also:
Application Form - FSW2017.doc
Equality and Diversity Policy.pdf
Equal Opportunity Form - FSW2017.docx
Self Declaration Form - FSW2017.docx
Job Description - Family Support Worker.docx
EWA Annual Report.pdf