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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

Available Positions
Independent Sexual Violence Advocate: Rape Crisis Centre, Glasgow

Glasgow

Salary scale - AP5 point 1 (£27,033)

The Rape Crisis Centre in Glasgow is recruiting a full time Independent Sexual Violence Advocate. This worker will provide direct advocacy support to women asylum seekers or refugees in Glasgow who are also survivors of sexual violence.

The worker will be based at the organisation’s office in Glasgow city centre but will be expected to work at other venues as required.

Applicants should have at least two years experience of working directly with asylum seekers and refugees and will preferably also have experience of direct work with survivors of sexual violence.

For full details of the post and an application pack, please contact:

Isabelle Kerr
Centre Manager
Rape Crisis Centre
5th Floor
30 Bell Street
Glasgow G1 1LG

Telephone: 0141 552 3201

Email: isabelle@rapecrisiscentre-glasgow.co.uk for an electronic version of the application pack.

The closing date for completed applications will be Friday 19th December 2014
Interviews will be held week commencing 5th January 2015 – 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 funded by Comic Relief until March 2016.

Scottish Women’s Rights Centre Coordinator

Glasgow

Scottish Women’s Rights Centre Coordinator (10 hours/week) AP5.4 (£28,865 pro rata) + pension

Rape Crisis Scotland is seeking a Coordinator to establish and co-ordinate an entirely new service for women in Scotland. The new Scottish Women’s Rights Centre is being established in partnership with the Legal Services Agency and the University of Strathclyde Law Clinic.

The Centre will provide free specialist legal advice to women experiencing gender based violence. We are looking for someone with sound knowledge of issues relating to gender based violence and experience of supporting volunteers.

The successful candidate should also have experience of setting up and developing projects.

The selection process will include seeking enhanced disclosure information.

If you wish to apply, please download an application pack here, and return your completed application pack by email to julie.scobbie@rapecrisisscotland.org.uk

Closing date: 10th November 2014

This post is funded by the Volant Charitable Trust through Foundation Scotland until March 2017.

Trustees sought for Rape Counselling & Resource Centre, Kilmarnock

Kilmarnock

To coincide with restructuring as a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation, the Rape Counselling & Resource Centre (RCRC) in Kilmarnock is seeking new trustees to enhance its Management Committee.

The Rape Counselling & Resource Centre provides a vital, free, specialist support service, including counselling, complementary therapies and information, for women and girls living in East Ayrshire who have experienced any form of sexual violence, recently or in the past.

We would like to encourage applications from women who have a broad range of life and professional skills and with an interest in providing a supporting role for other women in our community. Previous experience not necessary however, women with a good understanding of the financial and governance needs of a small charity, funding and income generation, knowledge of employment, HR, business skills and entrepreneurship would be welcome additions to our growing team.

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

Women interested in becoming a Trustee for RCRC should email rcrc1@btconnect.com for an application pack and further information.

How to volunteer

Our centres could not provide the support they do without many women giving their time, energy and commitment as volunteers and unpaid workers.

We welcome contact from women interested in becoming members of our collectives. Full training is provided and specific details are available from each centre. If you are interested, find contact details for your local centre here.

If you are interested in volunteering, please email volunteer@rapecrisisscotland.org.uk

Please note that our intake for training in Autumn 2014 is now closed; however if you would like to get in touch so that we can keep your name on file for the future we would be very glad to hear from you.