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Rape Crisis Scotland


08088 01 03 02

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


Available Positions
Edinburgh Women's Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre seeks Board members


Would you like to help us make a fresh start?
EWRASAC is seeking a new Board of Directors to lead our organisation providing vital support to survivors of sexual violence in Edinburgh and the Lothians.
Due to the retiral of several longstanding Board members 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 4-6 hours to spare per month.
• Can commit to attending on the dates below. No previous experience of being on a Board is required as a full training and induction will be provided.
• Interested? Come along and find out more on Monday the 16th of March (6-8.00pm)
• Informal interviews on Thursday the 2nd of April 2015 (6-9pm)
• Board induction weekend- evening of Friday the 24th and all day Saturday the 25th of April 2015
Register your interest
Ask a question
All meetings will be held at the EWRASAC offices- 1 Leopold Place, Edinburgh EH7 5JW. We look forward to meeting you!
Dee Fraser EWRASAC Convenor

Manager, Rape & Abuse Support


Organisation: RAS (Rape & Abuse Support)
Salary: £32,000
Salary info: 35 hours per week – RAS supports flexible working arrangements
Benefits: An employer’s contribution of 3% towards a pension is payable
Job type: Managerial
Status: Full time
Closing date: 5pm, Tuesday 3rd March
Location: Aberdeen

Role: We are looking for a highly motivated, well organised, creative woman with the skills and abilities to lead, and the compassion and understanding to nurture and manage this service through a period of change. You will have a ‘can-do’ approach and feel passionately about ending all forms of sexual violence. The successful candidate will play a key role in developing and maintaining the service in line with Rape Crisis Scotland and the National Service Standards. You will develop policies and procedures and embed good practices within the organisation and be able to implement a sustainable fundraising strategy. Working closely with a Board of Trustees you will strategically develop RAS, placing this vital service at the fore front of exceptional levels of support for people who have experienced some form of sexual violence.

Organisation profile: Rape and Abuse Support (RAS) is a registered Scottish Charity and a company limited by guarantee which provides support to people who have been raped or in any way sexually assaulted or abused. RAS is committed to the elimination of sexual abuse through education and empowerment.

Application notes:
You can download an application pack here - applications should be returned to

Closing date: 5pm, Tuesday 3rd March

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 11th March.

This post is offered subject to confirmation of funding for the period 1st April 2015 until 31st March 2016.

Only women need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.
The successful candidate will be subject to a PVG check

Administration & Finance Assistant, Rape Crisis Scotland


Admin/Finance Assistant
• Organisation: Rape Crisis Scotland
• Salary: £22,257 pro-rata
• Salary info: (12 hours/week) AP3.3
• Benefits: + pension
• Job type: Admin/Finance Assistant
• Status: Part time
Closing date: 23/02/2015
• Location: Glasgow
• Website:

Role: Rape Crisis Scotland is seeking an Admin/Finance Assistant to carry out key administration and financial tasks for the Rape Crisis Scotland office. We are looking for someone with a minimum of 2 years administration experience, including financial administration. Knowledge of SAGE is essential, as is experience of acting as the first point of contact for a range of individuals and agencies.
Organisation profile: Rape Crisis Scotland (RCS) is the national office for the rape crisis movement in Scotland.
Application notes: You can download an application pack here.
Closing date: 23rd February 2015
Interviews will be held on Friday 6th March.
This post is funded initially for one year.
Only women need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010
The successful candidate will be subject to a PVG check

Trustees sought for Rape Counselling & Resource Centre, 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 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

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.