Job Vacancy:  Peer Support Worker with Lived Experience  (FEMALE ONLY)

This post is exempt under the terms of Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010

Applications are invited from females with lived experience of being affected by violence or abuse.   

The Peer Support Worker will be working within our Crisis Navigator Intervention Service for Women and Children experiencing domestic abuse and VAWG. 

17.5 Hours per week, Part Time, Glasgow, £26,765 per annum, pro rata

Funded for 2.5 years.  Post specification is below.

An opportunity to work within our innovative and busy Women’s Legal Project supporting vulnerable women and children.   We require a person with lived experienced to provide peer support to vulnerable women and provided them with tailored, dedicated and specialist services.   This will include work around prevention of homelessness and assisting women into permanent and safe accommodation after a period of unsettled living. 

The Peer Support worker will also be at the heart of establishing Govan Law Centre’s Service-User / Lived Experience Services Group

We are seeking someone with who is confident and knowledgeable on the issues faced by women who are affected by violence, domestic violence, repeat offending, exploitation and homelessness.

Based in Govan Law Centre and outreach throughout Glasgow

Please post or email CV and Covering Letter to:

Candy Walker Service Manager

Govan Law Centre, 18-20 Orkney Street, Glasgow G51 2BZ

Telephone 0141 440 2503


Closing Date: 12 NOON ON FRIDAY 5TH MAY 2023

If you have not received a response from Govan law Centre by 12th May 2023 then you have been unsuccessful on this occasion and no correspondence will be entered into.

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