Welcome to Leeds Women's Aid

Our mission is to protect women and children in Leeds from the
damage that domestic violence can inflict on their lives.

Our mission

Is to protect women and children in Leeds from the damage that domestic violence can inflict on their lives. We believe that all women and children have the right to live their lives free from fear and harm. We will achieve this by providing women with choices from a range of services including temporary supported housing, outreach support, telephone support and floating support.

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I was also supported by my key workers with

housing and was able to start a fresh life

with my children.

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CURRENT JOB VACANCIES

WOMEN’S LIVES LEEDS

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

£23,166 p.a. (pro rata)

21 Hours p.w.

And

Peer Support and Participation Link Worker

£24,717 p.a. (pro rata)

21 Hours p.w

 

We are looking for an experienced and committed Monitoring and Evaluation Officer to lead on the Monitoring and Evaluation and the online single point of information for Women’s Lives Leeds.

 

And an experienced and committed Peer Support and Participation Link Worker to lead on the development of Peer Support programmes, to establish a Women’s and Girls Advisory Group and to ensure Service User participation.

 

Both posts will be part of a core team to support the delivery of a four-year Big Lottery funded project supporting and empowering some of the most vulnerable women and girls in our city.

 

The posts will be located with and managed by Leeds Women’s Aid as the lead agency but will work closely with twelve partner organisations to deliver lasting change.

 

Closing date for applications: Thursday 8 September 5.00pm

Interviews to be held:

Peer Support and Participation Link Worker Monday 19 September 2016

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Wednesday 21 September 2016

 

For information and an application form please contact Leeds Women’s Aid by email at administration@leedswomensaid.org.uk, by phone on

0113 246 0401 or write to Leeds Women’s Aid PO Box 826, Leeds, LS1 9PL

 

These posts have been funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Women’s and Girls Initiative

 

LWA is committed to Equal Opportunities and Managing Diversity and welcomes all applications.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RELIEF WORK

 

Leeds Women’s Aid  recruit female relief workers to cover the following areas of work: drop in advice and support sessions, refuge support work, telephone support work. Our working hours are from Monday to Friday from 9am till 5pm.

 

Successful candidates will have

  • A good understanding of the complex support needs of survivors of domestic violence
  • Experience of working with survivors of domestic violence
  • An understanding of the barriers faced by black and ethnic minority women, disabled women and lesbian, bi-sexual or transgender women experiencing domestic violence.
  • Ability to speak a second community language would be advantageous

 

Leeds Women’sAid is fully committed to the principles of equal opportunity

 

Please email:

administration@leedswomensaid.org.uk  to receive an application pack

 

 

Events

The Menstone Club are holding a Ladies & Children’s Clothes Sale in aid of St Gemma’s Hospice & Leeds Women’s Aid this Saturday 9th July from 11am till 4pm.

 

French designer fashion at affordable prices!

 

The Menstone Club, Farnley Road, Menston LS29 6JW

 

 

Phillip Painter

To raise money for Leeds Women’s Aid, Phillip Painter and his wife  will be undertaking The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge which is a 24 mile trek up three mountains Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough in under 12 hours.

 

Please help them to raise much needed funds to transform and rebuild the lives of extremely vulnerable women and children in Leeds. 

 

https://localgiving.org/fundraising/yorkshirethreepeakslwa