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

Senior Counselling Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £31,431 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 3rd December 2021

The post-holder will be responsible for line-managing and supervising staff and volunteers delivering specialist counselling support and advocacy services in Edinburgh, East and Midlothian to women, non-binary people and all members of the transgender community who have experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their lives, including, rape, sexual assault, sexual abuse, sexual bullying and harassment, stalking, commercial sexual exploitation and organised abuse.

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Senior Counselling Support Worker – Young People’s Services

  • Part time
  • £31,094 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 3rd December 2021

The post-holder will be responsible for line-managing and supervising staff and volunteers delivering ERCC’s Young People’s Services, the STAR project and Student Support Project, which provide specialist counselling and support services, art psychotherapy, and advocacy as required, to young women, young men, non-binary young people and trans young people aged 12-18 who have experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their lives, including, rape, sexual assault, sexual abuse, sexual bullying and harassment, stalking, commercial sexual exploitation and organised abuse.

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Convener of the Board

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 12th December 2021

Established in 1978, Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre (ERCC) provides a specialist 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 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 Convener to lead ERCC’s Board of Directors to work alongside the Chief Executive Officer to deliver the organisation’s strategic plan and objectives.

You will bring excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and have experience of leadership, strategic planning, people management, fundraising and charity finance management, and successful multi-agency partnership work.

You will have a clear understanding of and commitment to trauma-informed, feminist leadership, incorporating principles of anti-racism, trans inclusion, equality and anti-discriminatory practice.

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This vacancy has now closed

Sexual Violence Prevention Worker - West Lothian

  • Part time
  • £29,811 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh, with outreach into West Lothian
  • Closing 15th June 2021

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 dynamic and engaging Sexual Violence Prevention Worker to deliver workshops, training sessions and other interventions to young people in West Lothian. Using the Rape Crisis Scotland sexual violence prevention pack that covers all aspects of healthy sexual relationships, the worker will support and empower young people to take a lead in tackling issues related to sexual violence.

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This vacancy has now closed

Senior Counselling Support Worker (21 hours)

  • Part time
  • £31,431 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 8th June 2021

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 Senior Counselling Support Worker to help deliver our specialist support services for women, non-binary people and members of the trans community who have experienced sexual violence at any point in their lives.

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This vacancy has now closed

Outreach Counselling Support Workers

  • Part time
  • £28,701 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh (base) with travel to East Lothian and/or Midlothian
  • Closing 8th June 2021

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 two skilled and experienced counselling support workers to provide specialist, trauma-informed counselling support to survivors 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 across various venues in East Lothian and Midlothian.

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This vacancy has now closed

Senior Counselling Support Worker (28 hours)

  • Part time
  • £31,431 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th June 2021

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 Senior Counselling Support Worker to help deliver our specialist support services for women, non-binary people and members of the trans community who have experienced sexual violence at any point in their lives.

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This vacancy has now closed

Advocacy and Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £28,701
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 8th June 2021

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 advocacy and support worker to provide support and advocacy to survivors of sexual violence who have engaged or are considering engaging with the criminal justice system following their experience of a sexual crime.

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This vacancy has now closed

Chief Operating Officer

  • Part time
  • £36,818 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 4th August 2021

As COO of Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre you are accountable to the Chief Executive Officer and the Board of Directors. This role will be the deputy to the CEO and will contribute to the overall strategic management, leadership and development of the organisation and the implementation of the organisation’s strategy.

The role requires an experienced and effective feminist leader, with the ability to lead across both the strategic and operational work of ERCC.

We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and especially welcome applications from women of colour, trans women and disabled women.

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

Successful applicants will be subject to relevant PVG and disclosure checks.

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. Further information available from our website: ercc.scot

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This vacancy has now closed

Advocacy and Support Worker (National Advocacy Project) x 2

  • Part time
  • £29,812 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd September 2021

Purpose of the post

The overall aim of this post is to provide support and advocacy to survivors who are engaged, or considering engaging, with the criminal justice system following an experience of sexual violence.

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