Welsh Women’s Aid is the national umbrella organisation in Wales for third sector specialist services working to end domestic abuse, sexual violence and other forms of violence against women.
Our salaries and benefits
Our culture is one of mutual respect, creativity, innovation, and collaboration. Our approach is practical and we offer flexible arrangements and healthy work patterns to meet individual circumstances.
We give our employees room to grow as well. There are opportunities to work shadow other areas of the business, get involved in events, and gain additional skills.
Most of our roles are open to women only under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1, which includes applicants with lived experience of being a woman.
We value diversity and are committed to promoting equality. We encourage applications from women from all backgrounds and communities – applicants from Black, Asian or other ethnic minority backgrounds and people with a disability who meet the essential job criteria will be guaranteed an interview.
In addition to a competitive salary, the majority of our roles are able to access the following:
Flexible working: choose when you work – you can carry out your contracted hours between the hours of 7am – 7pm.
Hybrid working: choose where you work – from one of our offices, from home, or a mixture of the two.
Choose how you work: we trust our employees to use their own judgement, initiative and skills to deliver their roles, with access to support and guidance when needed.
Health & wellbeing: free optician check-ups, access to our 24 hour counselling and advice helpline, in person/online counselling and CBT sessions, individual or group ‘Reflective Practice’ sessions to support you in delivering your role, regular team catch ups (virtual and in person) to get to know colleagues and for peer support, and opportunity to join our Intersectionality Action Group to discuss and take forward activities to further develop WWA as an inclusive workplace.
Pension: 6% employer pension contribution following completion of a 6 month probation period.
Time off: 25 days annual leave allowance, plus bank holidays, plus Christmas Eve, as well as access to paid family leave and compassionate leave for when life doesn’t go to plan.
Ways to apply for a role at Welsh Women’s Aid
There are 3 different ways you can apply for one of our open roles:
- By completing an online application form – details can be found in the job pack document. Before you start, you can view a list of all of the questions that you will need to answer.
- OR click here to download an MS Word version of the application and submit it by email.
- OR request a paper copy by emailing [email protected].
How long will it take to do this application?
- We have tried to keep the form as short as possible. We estimate that it will take between one and two hours to prepare and submit your application.
- Once you start the application form, you will not be able to save your work and return to it later, so we recommend that you download the list of questions and prepare your answers in advance.
- If you would like to have an informal chat about the role or if you have specific accessibility requirements you want to discuss with a member of our recruitment team, you can call us on 02920 541551 or send an email requesting a call-back to [email protected].
What happens after you submit your application?
If you are shortlisted, a member of our recruitment team will contact you with details about next steps.
Want to know more? Feel free to contact us:
Email: [email protected]
Call: 02920 541551
If you have the following, we’d love to hear from you:
- Knowledge and understanding of violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence.
- Commitment to anti-discriminatory practice and equal opportunities and ability to apply an intersectional approach to all areas of work.
- Adaptable and solution-oriented with a proactive and positive approach.
- Knowledge of the strategic drivers facing the violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence sector.
To apply please complete the application form and equal opportunities monitoring form via the link: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/NEWER23-24
Alternatively, you can email [email protected] to request a word document version of the application. This is a new application process, so please contact us if you have any issues applying.
We will hold your application forms on file for 6 months, at which point you can resubmit your application if you still wish to be considered for roles.