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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
Forth Valley Rape Crisis Centre seeks Support & Advocacy Worker

Forth Valley

The new Forth Valley Rape Crisis Centre is recruiting a Support and Advocacy Worker as part of the National Advocacy Project.

Rape Crisis Scotland has secured funding for 14 Support & Advocacy Workers to support survivors who are considering engaging, or have engaged, with the criminal justice system following an experience of sexual violence.

Experience of providing advocacy, crisis, emotional and practical support is essential, as is an understanding of the impact of rape and sexual abuse.

You can download an application pack here.

Application notes:
• These posts are funded by the Scottish Government until March 2018
• Only women need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010
• The successful candidate will be subject to a PVG check

Closing date for applications: 10am Thursday the 18th of February 2016

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

Sexual Violence Prevention Worker (21 hours/week)

Forth Valley

Sexual Violence Prevention Worker (21 hours/week)
AP5.1 (£27,033) + pension

The new Forth Valley Rape Crisis Centre is seeking a prevention worker to develop local strategic approaches to sexual violence prevention, and to deliver interventions to young people around healthy sexual relationships.

This post is part of a national prevention project coordinated by Rape Crisis Scotland delivered in partnership Rape Crisis centres around Scotland.

You can download an application pack here
Closing date: 5pm on Monday 22nd February 2016

Only women need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010
This post is funded by the Scottish Government Children, Young People and Families Early Intervention Fund until 31st March 2019.

The selection process will include seeking enhanced disclosure information.

National Advocacy Project

14 posts, locations across Scotland

Rape Crisis Scotland has secured funding for 14 Support & Advocacy Workers to support survivors who are considering engaging, or have engaged, with the criminal justice system following an experience of sexual violence.

Experience of providing advocacy, crisis, emotional and practical support is essential, as is an understanding of the impact of rape and sexual abuse.

The Support & Advocacy Workers will be based within rape crisis centres across Scotland.
Application notes:
• These posts are funded by the Scottish Government until March 2018
• Only women need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010
• The successful candidate will be subject to a PVG check

Please click on the links below for access to the Application Pack for each area.

Please note that the Equal Opportunities monitoring form should be completed online by clicking the Surveymonkey link included in the covering letter.

 

Forth Valley
Perth & Kinross
Western Isles
Edinburgh
Dumfries & Galloway
Scottish Borders
Fife
Scottish Highlands
Glasgow
Lanarkshire
Dundee
East Ayrshire
Argyll & Bute
Aberdeen