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.

We currently have the following vacancy (for volunteer vacancies see below) **

Domestic Abuse Support Worker

to join our casework team

35 hours per week (Full time)

Salary £27,000 pa

Based in our North London office

JWA’s domestic abuse service provides a vital lifeline for women experiencing physical, emotional, economic, technological and sexual abuse. The team offers practical and emotional support including: risk and needs assessment, key work and safety planning. They also assist women to access counselling, legal advice and McKenzie Friends.  We are here to empower women to move on from the abuse they have experienced to a safe future.

The domestic abuse team is based in the borough of Barnet, with outreach work across London and the UK.

You’ll be enthusiastic, empathic and creative, and able to work with women who have experienced trauma. You will already have experience of working with vulnerable and high risk groups. Knowledge of the Jewish community is essential.  You’ll also be tech savvy.

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

Closing date: Wednesday 29th January at 9.00am

Interviews: Monday 3rd February

This post is advertised in accordance with section 7.2 (e) of the Sex Discrimination Act. Only women need apply.

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

All posts are open to women only

(exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1)

Registered charity number 1047045