Choice Support Worker: Elder Abuse and Justice

Choice Support Worker: Elder Abuse and Justice

22.5 hours per week

(Fixed term of 12 months)

Aberystwyth Law School

Centre for the Study of Ageing, Abuse and Justice

Grade 5 – £21,843 – £24,565 per annnum pro rata

To promote a flexible workforce, the University will consider applications from individuals seeking full time, part time, job share, or term time only working arrangements.

A Choice Support Worker is required for the major research project on Elder Abuse and Justice, which has received a grant of £890,000 from the Big Lottery. The post is part-time (0.6 fte) for a period of 12 months. The project is an exploratory three-stage intervention, aimed at providing a detailed insight into the factors that help older people establish positive, empowering relationships after experiencing abuse by family members. The project is based in Camarthenshire and Cardiff. However the post holder will work primarily in Camarthenshire. The Choice Support Worker will be community based and will work with older people and their families.

Training will be provided.

Potential applicants are welcome to contact, in confidence: Sarah Wydall (– 07833 777 549). For further information on the Choice Project see

Successful applicants will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS) check.

Ref: IBL.17.1156

Closing Date: 3 May 2017

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We are a Bilingual Institution which operates a Welsh Language scheme and is committed to Equal Opportunities.

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