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Support Worker – Young people, Scottish Borders Rape Crisis Centre

Scottish Borders Rape Crisis Centre (SBRCC) is looking to recruit a Support Worker – Young People to join SBRCC logothe team.
This is an exciting new project called Unity, part funded by BBC Children in Need, to support the development of an independent young people’s support service. This service will be open to all young survivors of any gender/gender identity, aged 12-18, who have experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their lives. The Support Worker will provide one to one and group work support aimed at improving young survivor’s emotional well-being, confidence and their ability to cope with distress.

A commitment to addressing violence against women and girls alongside experience of delivering one to one support is essential.

Only women need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure check.

Position Title:Support Worker – Young People

Salary: £26,314 (pro-rata) & 3% pension contribution

Hours: 21 hours per week.

Fixed for 12 months from the date of appointment. Year 2 & 3 secured funding for 10

hours per week, increased hours subject to additional funding being secured.

Funded by: SBRCC Own Funds & BBC Children in Need

Location: Centre & Outreach Work - Scottish Borders Wide

Annual Leave Entitlement: 28 days plus 9 Scottish public holidays (pro-rata)

Responsible to: Chief Executive Officer

Closing Date: Monday 26th August @ 5pm

Interview Date: Friday 30th August

Download an application pack here, and an Equality & Diversity form (to be returned separately) here.