Charity registered in Scotland SC041423
Scottish Borders Rape Crisis Centre opened in July 2010 and provides emotional and practical support and information to women and girls aged 12 and over who have experienced rape or sexual violence in their lives. This includes sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse and other forms of sexual violence. The centre is run by women for women.
Scottish Borders Rape Crisis are looking to recruit a Support Worker to join our Team. To engage and provide emotional and practical support, information and advocacy to self-identifying female survivors of sexual violence aged 12+. A commitment to addressing violence against women and girls alongside experience of delivering one to one support is essential. Only women need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. Successful applicants subject to enhanced disclosure checks.
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.
This post is funded through the Scottish Government until the 31st March 2020.