Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre
Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre

Charity registered in Scotland SC006208

Established in 1978, Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre (ERCC) provides a support, information and advocacy service for women, non-binary people, members of the trans community and young people aged 12 and over in Edinburgh, East and Midlothian who have experienced recent and/or historic sexual violence, including rape, sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse and commercial sexual exploitation.

Current vacancies

Counselling Support Worker (Universities Outreach Project)

  • Full time
  • £28,406
  • Edinburgh, with outreach travel across Edinburgh and to East Lothian
  • Closing 3rd September 2020

Established in 1978, Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre (ERCC) provides a support, information and advocacy service for women, non-binary people, members of the trans community and young people aged 12 and over in Edinburgh, East and Midlothian who have experienced recent and/or historic sexual violence, including rape, sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse and commercial sexual exploitation. We also work in schools and with young people across Edinburgh and the Lothians, and strategically with multi-agency partners, towards preventing sexual violence.

We are looking for a skilled and experienced counselling support worker to provide specialist counselling support and advocacy to students at Edinburgh’s Universities who have experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their lives. The post-holder will take an approach informed by an understanding of trauma (including complex trauma), and will work on an outreach basis at the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Napier University, Heriot Watt University and Queen Margaret University.

This post is funded by the four Universities until 31 July 2022.

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Senior Counselling Support Worker (Young People’s Project)

  • Part time
  • £31,095 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 3rd September 2020

Established in 1978, Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre (ERCC) provides a support, information and advocacy service for women, non-binary people, members of the trans community and young people aged 12 and over in Edinburgh, East and Midlothian who have experienced recent and/or historic sexual violence, including rape, sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse and commercial sexual exploitation. We also work in schools and with young people across Edinburgh and the Lothians, and strategically with multi-agency partners, towards preventing sexual violence.

We are looking for a skilled and experienced Counselling Support worker to lead our Young People’s Project, the STAR service. The post-holder will be responsible for line-managing and supervising staff and volunteers delivering specialist counselling and support services, art psychotherapy, and advocacy as required, to anyone aged 12-18 who has experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their lives. The post-holder will carry a counselling support caseload, and will work alongside ERCC’s management team to contribute to the operational and strategic leadership of the organisation.

This post is funded by the Scottish Government until 30 September 2021

Shortlist

Services Manager

  • Part time
  • £34,220 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 3rd September 2020

Established in 1978, Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre (ERCC) provides a support, information and advocacy service for women, non-binary people, members of the trans community and young people aged 12 and over in Edinburgh, East and Midlothian who have experienced recent and/or historic sexual violence, including rape, sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse and commercial sexual exploitation. We also work in schools and with young people across Edinburgh and the Lothians, and strategically with multi-agency partners, towards preventing sexual violence.

We are looking for a skilled and experienced Services Manager to work with the Centre Director and Assistant Centre Director in implementing key elements of ERCC’s service delivery plan, contributing to the operational and strategic leadership of the organisation. Key areas of work for this post include:

  • Owning and having overall line management responsibility for all front-line service delivery staff and teams;
  • Ensuring all processes and elements of service delivery are managed and implemented for the benefit of our service users; and
  • Ensuring a trauma-informed approach shapes and informs ERCC service design and operational delivery, and that staff well-being is at the heart of this approach.

This post is funded by the Scottish Government until 30 September 2021.

Shortlist