Survivors Unite
Survivors Unite

Charity registered in Scotland SC048563

A group offering mutual support to people who have experienced childhood sexual abuse.

Current vacancies

Project Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £31,576 pro-rata
  • Selkirk, Scottish Borders
  • Closing 18th September 2020

Join us to establish a new set of support services that can make a real difference to the lives of people who have experienced childhood sexual abuse.

We are looking for a Project Coordinator to develop the support of Survivors Unite through the establishment of our new Safe Oaks Project. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in innovative service development in a rural area to address unmet needs for support.

Survivors Unite seeks to facilitate the recovery of adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse in the Scottish Borders. We offer 1:1 peer support; counselling / therapy; and group based peer support. We have recently secured funding from the Scottish Government, the Robertson Trust, the National Lottery Community Fund and Foundation Scotland to enable us to develop the Safe Oaks Project and we are seeking to fill a number of new posts.

Job requirements

The successful candidate with have a sound understanding of the impact of childhood sexual abuse and trauma on adult survivors and be experienced in working with service users to address support needs. The post requires a professional qualification in social work, counselling, clinical psychology or related discipline and membership of Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.

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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Sexual Abuse Recovery Practitioner

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Selkirk, Scottish Borders
  • Closing 29th May 2020

Work with us to establish a new set of support services that can make a real difference to the lives of people who have experienced childhood sexual abuse.

Survivors Unite seeks to facilitate the recovery of adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse in the Scottish Borders. We offer 1:1 peer support; counselling / therapy; and group based peer support. The establishment of our new Safe Oaks Project is an exciting opportunity for innovative service development in a rural area to address unmet needs for support.

We are looking to engage qualified and experienced professionals to provide an agreed number of regular sessional counselling / therapy per week. We want to create capacity for 15 hours counselling per week overall.

The successful candidates with have a sound understanding of the impact of childhood sexual abuse and trauma on adult survivors and be experienced in working therapeuti-cally with adults with experience of childhood sexual abuse.

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This vacancy has now closed

Peer Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £17,235 pro-rata
  • Selkirk, Scottish Borders with travel within the area
  • Closing 14th September 2020

Join us to establish a new set of support services that can make a real difference to the lives of people who have experienced childhood sexual abuse.

Survivors Unite seeks to facilitate the recovery of adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse in the Scottish Borders. We offer 1:1 peer support; counselling / therapy; and group based peer support. We have recently secured funding from the Scottish Government, the Robertson Trust, the National Lottery Community Fund and Foundation Scotland to enable us to develop the Safe Oaks Project and we are seeking to fill a number of new posts.

We are looking for a peer support worker who will be a role model, mentor and facilitator. You will be expected to use your personal lived experience of recovery from the traumatic impacts childhood sexual abuse as well as acquired theoretical knowledge relating to psychological trauma and its impact. You will provide support to peers at different phases of their recovery according to personally identified goals.

Job requirements

The successful candidate will bring personal experience of recovery from the impacts of childhood sexual abuse and will have a theoretical understanding of complex trauma and the health impacts. You will have experience of working in a supportive and enabling role and be able to demonstrate you can establish an emotionally supportive relationship with those support.

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