Job title: Campaigns Officer

Organisation: Women's Aid

Website: https://www.womensaid.org.uk/jobs/

Closing date: 14 December 2020, 9:00am

Job description: This exciting role will support the coordination of Women's Aid new national campaign on the impacts of domestic abuse on mental health of survivors and their experiences of trauma, ensuring that the campaign centres the most marginalised voices. This post will be part of Women's Aid's busy and dynamic Campaigns and Policy team, playing an important role in our wider campaigns, policy and public affairs work. 

Main Purpose of the Post: Providing support and coordination for Women's Aid's new national campaign on the impacts of domestic abuse on mental health of survivors and their experiences of trauma, ensuring that they campaign centres the most marginalised voices. To support the development and campaign planning organising events, meetings and engagement with survivors, member services and other partners developing communications materials, reports and policy briefings on the campaign and undertaking other administrative duties to support the wider work of the busy Campaigns and Policy team, as required. 

Women’s Aid is the national charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children. Over the past 45 years, Women’s Aid has been at the forefront of shaping and coordinating responses to domestic abuse through practice, research and policy. We empower survivors by keeping their voices at the heart of our work, working with and for women and children by listening to them and responding to their needs. We are a federation of nearly 180 organisations which provide just under 300 local lifesaving services to women and children across the country. We provide expert training, qualifications and consultancy to a range of agencies and professionals working with survivors or commissioning domestic abuse services, and award a National Quality Mark for services which meet our quality standards. We hold the largest national data set on domestic abuse, and use research and evidence to inform all of our work. Our campaigns achieve change in policy, practice and awareness, encouraging healthy relationships and helping to build a future where domestic abuse is no longer tolerated. Our support services, which include our Live Chat Helpline, the Survivors’ Forum, the No Woman Turned Away Project, the Survivor’s Handbook, Love Respect (our dedicated website for young people in their first relationships), the national Domestic Abuse Directory and our advocacy projects, help thousands of women and children every year.

Location: Remote (with regular access to London), or in London. 

Type: Full Time

Salary: £23,002 plus Inner London Weighting of £3,415. 

How to apply: To apply please complete an application form via our website https://www.womensaid.org.uk/jobs/. Please do not include a CV. If you have been shortlisted for interview, you will be informed by email. Regrettably, we are normally unable to acknowledge unsuccessful applicants. Women only need apply under schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010. Women’s Aid is committed to quality, equality and valuing diversity. Applications are particularly welcome from black and minoritised women. We are a Disability Confident employer: we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for vacancies. For an informal chat about your needs or to receive the application pack in another format, please email [email protected]. Recruitment consultancies/agencies should not approach Women’s Aid with regards to open vacancies. We regret that agency candidates will not be considered.