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Western Isles Rape Crisis Centre: Manager

Western Isles Rape Crisis Centre (WIRCC) are a registered Scottish Charity and a company limited by guarantee and are Western Isles Rape Crisis logo also affiliated to Rape Crisis Scotland. WIRCC provides support to survivors of rape/sexual abuse in any form, including adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. We are committed to the elimination of sexual abuse through education and empowerment providing information as well as raising awareness to the wider public and professional bodies regarding the many challenges for survivors living in the Western Isles.

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced manager and support worker with specific knowledge on sexual abuse to join our team as our manager in our rural and picturesque island community. This role is ideal with someone with a degree of managerial experience as well as substantial experience in supporting victims of sexual abuse. This vital role will maintain and build on the support service to meet WIRCC’s aim for a community where women and young women achieve their full potential and live their lives free from all forms of abuse.

As well as having a caseload, the manager will be responsible for all aspects of management and leadership within the organisation. This includes responsibility for strategic development, producing and an organisational business plan, and overseeing effective service delivery across the organisation in close co-ordination with the Board of Trustees.

Application Notes:

The deadline for applications for this post is midnight on Wednesday 17th February 2021.

An application pack and any further information can be accessed by emailing info@wircc.org.uk.

CVs will not be accepted for this post. Due to the current restrictions, interviews will be scheduled to take place via videocall in March. All successful applicants will be notified by the end of February.

Western Isles Rape Crisis Centre is a registered Scottish Charity (SC037062).