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Rape Crisis Scotland


08088 01 03 02

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

RASAC Perth & Kinross - Young People's Prevention Worker


RASAC Perth & Kinross - Young People's Prevention Worker

Young People’s Prevention Worker (35 hours pw, £24233 pro rata +7.5% OOH payment) per annum. This post is currently funded until March 2019.

The Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre Perth & Kinross is looking for a highly motivated and committed worker with a minimum of two years’ experience of delivering youth work.
Experience in project development within a youth work model would be advantageous.

This post involves the delivery of prevention workshops with young people age 12-18, addressing issues around sexual exploitation, sexualisation, consent and sexual violence. 

Candidates need to be skilled in engaging pro-actively with all young people, including hard to reach groups.  A degree in Social Work, Community Education, Youth Work or similar discipline is sought. 

We require female applicants only and are exempt under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. Successful applicants subject to enhanced disclosure checks.

For an application pack please email 
Closing date for applications:  Friday 30th September.
Please note that interviews will be held on Monday 24th October.

RASAC Perth & Kinross - Support & Group Worker
RASAC Perth & Kinross - Support & Group Worker

Support & Group Worker

30 hours per week, AP4.3 + 7.5% Out of Hours Payment

(£27,996 Pro-rata)

Fixed term until March 2018
(Funding will be sought beyond this)

The Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre Perth & Kinross are looking for a highly motivated support worker with experience of supporting survivors of sexual violence and facilitating support groups. Experience of providing face to face, and group support is essential. Rape Crisis Training desirable. Duties include providing support to women/young women and young men.  The development, promotion and facilitation of a variety of support groups, drop in and a service user forum.  Evening and weekend work occasionally required.

Women applicants only exempt under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

Successful applicants subject to enhanced disclosure checks. You can download an Application Pack here. If you have any further questions about the post please contact Rachel on 01738 626290 extension 4.

Closing date for applications:  Friday 16th September 2016 at 12 noon.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 28th September.

Please note that no CVs will be considered.

South West Rape Crisis & Sexual Abuse Centre seeks Trustees


South West Rape Crisis & Sexual Abuse Centre seeks Trustees

South West Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Centre invites new Trustees to join its Board of Directors and make a difference to the lives of survivors.

The Board meets monthly in Dumfries and oversees the strategic direction and operational management of the range of survivor centre services offered by the Centre.

We are looking for committed and dynamic individuals who have a commitment to feminist values and ethos to join our volunteer Board of Directors to contribute to the governance and strategic vision of South West RC&SAC.

We are looking to recruit new members with key skills and experience with a background in one or more of the areas below:

                HR/Office Administration
                Finance management
                Training and Development
                Violence against Women services
                IT/Web development/Desktop publishing
                Strategic/Business Planning
                Employment law
                Equalities and Diversity

Full support and induction training will be given to new members, and expenses will be paid. (Minimum commitment of 4 hours per month). We welcome applications from disabled, LGB, BME and Trans individuals, who are currently under-represented on the board.  Successful candidates will be subject to PVG checks. 
The closing date for application is Monday 26th September 2016.

For more information or to discuss the position further please contact:

                                 Iraina McGroarty (Centre Manager)
                                 Telephone:  01387 253113

Download further information and an application pack here:

Volunteer Board Members: role and responsibilities
Application pack for SWRC&SAC Board
Equalities Monitoring form

Rape & Sexual Abuse Service Highland (RASASH) - Part time Support & Development Workers - 2 posts


Rape & Sexual Abuse Service Highland (RASASH) - Part time Support & Development Workers - 2 posts

RASASH provides person centred support and advocacy for anyone in the Highlands aged 13 or over affected by sexual violence. We are currently recruiting for two part time Support & Development Workers to join our small, friendly team based in Inverness. FTE Salary £27,168

These posts are open to female applicants only as this is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

We welcome applications from women with disabilities, LGB, BME and trans women of all ages.

We also seek female Support Volunteers who can offer us 4 hours per week. We offer full training and ongoing support.

Closing Date for all applications: 9am Monday 26 September 2016.
Interviews for Support & Development Workers will be held in Inverness on Thursday 6 October 2016. Interviews for Support Volunteers on dates in October to be agreed.

Full details and application forms for both posts and volunteering roles can be found at or email for a pack.

Opportunities at RASASH


Opportunities at RASASH

Stand Up! RASASH is a young person's volunteering project which provides a platform for young Highlanders between the ages of 13-25 to stand up against sexual violence. The project is currently looking to recruit Stand Up! RASASH Young Ambassadors. You can see a description of what the role would involve here, and if you'd like to apply, you can download an application form here.

RASASH is also looking for a Social Media Volunteer to help manage their social media presence. You can find out more about what this would involve here. If you are interested in this role or would like to find out more please call 01463 257653 or email

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