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Rape Crisis Scotland

WORKING TO
END
SEXUAL VIOLENCE.

08088 01 03 02

Phone the free Rape Crisis Scotland Helpline
Every day, 6pm to midnight

Vacancies
Part-time Support and Advocacy Worker (Outreach)

Glasgow Rape Crisis Centre

Part-time Support and Advocacy Worker (Outreach)

Support and Advocacy Worker (Outreach)

Part time, fixed term contract to 31st March 2017

Salary scale - AP5 point 1 (£27,303) pro rata for 28 hours per week

Glasgow Rape Crisis Centre is recruiting a part time outreach Support and Advocacy Worker. This worker will provide support to women from East Dunbartonshire, who are survivors of sexual violence.

Glasgow Rape Crisis Centre is based in Glasgow city centre but covers six local authority areas.  The worker will be based in East Dunbartonshire for three days each week and will work in Glasgow city centre one day each week.

Applicants should have at least two years’ experience of working with survivors of sexual violence in both a support and advocacy role.  This post also requires a worker who is a car driver and has access to a car for work purposes.

The documents which comprise the Application Pack can be found below:
Post advertisement
Covering letter
Job description

Person specification
Application form
Equalities monitoring form (please note this should be returned separately)
The closing date for completed applications will be Monday 25th April 2016

Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 2nd May 2016 – exact date to be confirmed.  Only applicants invited for interview will be contacted.

This post requires a female applicant and is exempt under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. The successful applicant will be subject to enhanced disclosure.

This is a fixed term post to 31st March 2017.

WRASAC Dundee & Angus - Senior Counselling Support Worker – Young People
WRASAC Dundee & Angus - Senior Counselling Support Worker – Young People

Senior Counselling Support Worker – Young People

£30,181 - 35 hours/week + 6 % pension

Location: WRASAC Office, Dundee

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, enthusiastic and driven worker to develop our new and independent Young People’s Support Service.

The ideal candidate will have significant experience in providing support to young people using counselling skills, knowledge of the impact of rape, sexual abuse and exploitation on young people as well as experience in a strategic role and preparation of funding proposals and reports.

You can download an application pack here.

No CVs.

Deadline for applications Monday 18 April 2016, 12 noon.

Lanarkshire Rape Crisis centre seeks new volunteers
Lanarkshire Rape Crisis centre seeks new volunteers

The Lanarkshire Rape Crisis Centre (LRCC) supports women and girls over 12 years of age who have experienced rape and other forms of sexual violence including child sexual abuse, no matter when it happened to them. We deliver our services across both North and South Lanarkshire.

The centre was established just over 11 years ago, and we are seeking to recruit volunteers with a range of skills and qualities to help with various areas of our work.
We are looking for volunteers to:

  • Deliver support to female survivors
  • Help with fundraising
  • Support admin within the office
  • Any other task that might be beneficial to the centre

We are seeking people with various skills and qualities in the following areas:

  • Financial/fundraising
  • Management/Governance
  • Voluntary sector
  • Legal/legislation
  • Gender based violence
  • Feminism
  • Equality and diversity

LRCC is keen to engage women who have an understanding of Gender Based Violence. Excellent training and information will be provided to successful applicants.

If you are interested in finding out more, please book your place at our recruitment event on 23rd April 2016, 10.30am – 12.30pm.To book contact us on 01698 527006 or recruitment@lanrcc.org.uk

These positions require female applicants and are exempt under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

South West Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre seeks trustees

Dumfries

South West Rape Crisis & Sexual Abuse Centre is looking for new Trustees to join our Board of Directors.
The Board meets monthly in Dumfries and oversees the strategic direction and operational management of the range of services offered by the Centre including: 
- Emotional & Practical 1:1 & group support
- Advocacy - Safe accommodation
- Prevention work with young people

More information on the services we offer can be found at www.rape-crisis.org.uk

While no experience is necessary we are particularly eager to recruit female trustees with a range of skills and expertise including HR, Accountancy/Financial Management, Business Development, Social Media, Fundraising, Violence against Women and Third Sector Development.

Full support and induction training will be given to new members, and expenses will be paid.
If you would like more information or to discuss the position further please contact the Manager Iraina McGroarty on 01387 253113 or email iraina@rape-crisis.org.uk

Forth Valley Rape Crisis Centre seeks Board Members

Forth Valley

Forth Valley Rape Crisis Centre is seeking a new Board of Directors to lead the establishment of this new organisation providing vital support to survivors of sexual violence in the Forth Valley area.

The Board of Directors will play a direct role in ensuring the strategic development of the organisation. To help develop the new service we are looking for women to join our Board who:

• Are committed to supporting survivors of sexual violence
• Have skills in (or would like to develop skills in) leadership, management, finance, human resources, decision-making or fundraising
• Have 6-8 hours to spare per month

As a Director, you will be required to contribute to the governance of the organisation including attending board meetings and the AGM. You may be asked to undertake other duties such as representing the organisation at external events; or assisting with fundraising, networking or influencing work.

We would like to encourage applications from women from across the Forth Valley area, who have a broad range of life and professional skills.

Previous experience not necessary, however women with a good understanding of the financial and governance needs of a small charity, funding and income generation, and knowledge of employment, HR, business skills and entrepreneurship would be welcome.

Board members hold voluntary positions but can be reimbursed expenses, which include costs of transport to and from meetings and any training undertaken with us. The new Board members will be given induction and support on appointment to the role.

Interested? Please get in touch with us by writing to forthvalleyrccmanager@outlook.com