Jewish Women’s Aid is the only specialist charity in the UK working with Jewish women and their children affected by domestic and sexual abuse.  We run a holistic service offering casework, counselling, group work, helpline and children’s therapy services, as well as school, campus, training and community awareness raising programmes.

JWA offers a friendly and supportive work environment, where everyone in the team is valued.

We currently have the following vacancies:

Executive Assistant to CEO

12 hours - Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

£25,480 pro rata

Permanent contract

The Executive Assistant post is a new role at JWA and one which will assist the efficiency of our busy CEO and the board of trustees.

Essential for the role:

  • Proven experience in a PA or EA role
  • Effective, organised and adaptable
  • Excellent skills across the whole of MS Office suite and a quick learner
  • Discreet and an excellent understanding of confidentiality

We do not require prior experience working in the domestic and sexual abuse sector, but we expect team members to demonstrate sympathy with and passion for JWA’s cause.

For more information, please see the job description. You can apply using this application form, or contact Suzi our Office Manager on [email protected] or 020 8445 8060.

Closing date: 9am Monday 30 March 

Interviews: Monday 6 April 2020

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Trustee (voluntary)

JWA has grown significantly over the last few years and we are keen to recruit talented members to join our active and committed Board of Trustees.

We are seeking candidates with a wide range of experience and diverse backgrounds. In particular, we are looking for candidates who can enrich the board through their personal and professional experience. We are also looking for trustees who can demonstrate expertise in the following areas: fundraising, safeguarding, social enterprise, and family law.

Successful candidates will be expected to attend 4 board meetings and one away day each year as well as participate on Board sub-committees.

For more information, please see the job description and person specification. To apply please submit a CV and covering letter to [email protected].

Closing date: 9am, Monday 24th February 2020

Interview date: Monday 2nd March 2020

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Volunteer role:

Volunteer Telephone Counsellors

JWA are recruiting for volunteer telephone counsellors in London to support women affected by domestic abuse.

Please apply if you are a qualified counsellor to minimum diploma level, BACP accreditation desirable, have completed at least 250 hours of supervised counselling.

We offer rewarding work, specialist training and ongoing supervision.

For more information please contact: [email protected], or call Judy our Volunteers Coordinator on 020 8445 8060.

Due to the nature and context of the role, there is a genuine occupational requirement to recruit only women for this position.  The organisation complies at all times with the Equality Act 2010 and the associated Employment Statutory Code of Practice. 

Registered charity number 1047045