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:

Domestic Abuse Support Worker – Orthodox communities

28-35 hours per week  - Mon-Thurs or Mon-Fri

£27,000 (FTE) per annum

Permanent contract

If you feel as passionately as we do about supporting and empowering women, then this could be the right role for you.

This post will work with Jewish women in Orthodox communities affected by domestic abuse and sexual violence. The post holder will offer practical and emotional support including risk and needs assessment, safety planning and ongoing support. Undertaking outreach and promotion of the service are also key to this role.

Essential for the role:

  • You will be enthusiastic, empathic and creative, with an ability to work under pressure
  • You will have experience of working with vulnerable women in an advice, outreach, housing or refuge organisation
  • A knowledge and understanding of domestic abuse and the Orthodox Jewish community is essential.

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: 9am, Monday 29 June 2020 

Interviews: Thursday 2 July 2020

This post is open to women only. (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1)
Registered charity number: 1047045


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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