Shetland Rape Crisis
Shetland Rape Crisis

Charity registered in Scotland SC048532

Free and confidential information, advocacy and support for anyone in Shetland (age 13 and over) affected by any form of sexual violence.

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Access & Inclusion Project Worker (Part-Time)

  • Part time
  • £29,049 pro-rata
  • Lerwick, Shetland & Homeworking (as required)
  • Closing 21st March 2021

Shetland Rape Crisis is a feminist, trauma-informed organisation and these values underlie everything we do.

We provide free and confidential support, therapy and advocacy to anyone in Shetland, of any gender (age 13+), who has affected by sexual violence at any time in their life.

Job Purpose

• This project runs until June 2022 and has a focus on increasing Shetland Rape Crisis’ support capacity, the accessibility of the service, and its reach, for survivors of sexual violence in Shetland, and particularly for survivors from marginalised groups.

• The worker, in co-operation with the Service Manager and Staff Team at SRC, will develop and implement an Inclusion and Access Strategic Plan for the service.

• As part of improving access to support and capacity for delivery, a number of service development projects have been identified and these would be led by the new worker, alongside any other actions identified by the worker herself as part of the Inclusion and Access Strategic Plan. These are outlined in the recruitment pack.

Project Outcomes

• Improve access to support for survivors of sexual violence and their supporters.

• Proactively work to identify and overcome barriers to support.

• Engage and collaborate with survivors to identify and address their needs.

Only applications returned using the application form will be accepted. CVs will not be accepted.

Please note only women need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Therapeutic Support Worker (Part-Time)

  • Part time
  • £29,049 pro-rata
  • Lerwick, Shetland / Homeworking (as required)
  • Closing 21st March 2021

Shetland Rape Crisis is a feminist, trauma-informed organisation and these values underlie everything we do.

We provide free and confidential support, therapy and advocacy to anyone in Shetland, of any gender (age 13+), who has affected by sexual violence at any time in their life.

Job Purpose

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering trauma-informed emotional support and practical support to service users at Shetland Rape Crisis.
  • They will be expected to be able to deliver this via telephone, VC, text, messaging and email as required, as well as traditional face-to-face work.
  • They may be required to provide some advocacy support to service-users, with assistance from the specialist Advocacy Worker.
  • They will demonstrate a clear understanding of gender-based violence and intersectionality in their work.

Only applications returned using the application form will be accepted. CVs will not be accepted.

Please note only women need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010

Shortlist