RASAC P&K
RASAC P&K

Charity registered in Scotland SC037982

Established since 2007, RASAC P&K has are committed to challenging gender-based violence and recognise that sexual violence is both a cause and consequence of gender inequality in our society. We offer free and confidential support to anyone who identifies as a woman age 12+ years and boys 12-18 years who has experienced sexual violence at any time in their lives. We offer support regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, transgender identity, age, disability, and religious and cultural background. We also, through our RASAC Youth Initiative, work with young people age 12-18 across Perth & Kinross delivering a series of prevention workshops in schools and community settings as well as deliver training to professionals.

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Young People’s Therapeutic Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £27,037 pro-rata
  • Perth
  • Closing 22nd January 2020

The Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre Perth & Kinross are looking for a highly motivated and committed worker with a proven track record of providing therapeutic support to young people affected by trauma. This post, funded by Children in Need until September 2021, involves the provision of therapeutic support, information and advocacy services to young survivors age 12-18. Experience of delivering one to one support and/or counselling is essential alongside experience of assessing and responding to risk in relation to sexual abuse and exploitation. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders is necessary. We require female applicants only and are exempt under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. Successful applicants subject to enhanced disclosure checks.

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Therapeutic Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £27,037 – £27,307
  • Perth
  • Closing 15th June 2020

The Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre Perth & Kinross are looking for a highly motivated and committed worker with experience of providing therapeutic support to join our team. This post involves the provision of therapeutic support, information and advocacy services survivors age 12+ and their family members. Experience of delivering emotional therapeutic, practical support and advocacy services to women and/or girls affected by trauma is essential, alongside experience of assessing and responding to risk in relation to sexual abuse and exploitation. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders is necessary. We require female applicants only and are exempt under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. Successful applicants subject to enhanced disclosure checks.

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Advocacy Worker

  • Part time
  • £28,984 pro-rata
  • Perth
  • Closing 28th August 2020

The Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre Perth & Kinross are looking for an Advocacy Worker to join our Support Services team. Part of the National Rape Crisis Advocacy Project, this role will provide specialist support and advocacy for survivors age 16+ who are considering reporting to police, or who are already engaged in the criminal justice system following a sexual crime.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and will work with a range of stakeholders. Experience of providing support and/or advocacy to individuals affected by trauma is essential, alongside a commitment to working within a gendered analysis of Violence Against Women.

We require female applicants only and are exempt under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. Successful applicants subject to enhanced disclosure checks.

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Chair and Board Members

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Perth & Kinross
  • Closing 18th November 2020

The Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre, Perth & Kinross (RASAC P&K) is currently accepting applications from women looking for an opportunity to join the Board of Directors. We welcome applications from women who have a broad range of professional and life skills.

A member Centre of Rape Crisis Scotland, RASAC P&K provides support, information and advocacy services to anyone who identifies as a woman, and young people age 12-18, who have experienced rape or sexual abuse at any time in their lives. Justice Advocacy is offered to support survivors to navigate the reporting and court process. The Centre also offers support and information to partners, families and friends of survivors.

Through the provision of multi-agency training, awareness raising activities and campaigning we seek to advance education among professionals and the general public about the causes, nature, prevalence and effects of rape and other forms of sexual violence against women and girls. RASAC Youth Initiative’s (RYI) sexual violence prevention programme delivers key prevention messages and creates a safe platform for exploration of these important issues. The project delivers a pro-active Youth Ambassador Programme, offering local young people an opportunity to be involved in a variety of youth participation projects focused on gender equality.

As our current Chair is coming to the end of her tenure, we are looking to recruit someone who can offer their skills and knowledge in supporting the work of this busy organisation. We are also seeking to increase the capacity of our existing Board and would welcome applications from women age 18+ who have skills, knowledge and commitment to drive forward our strategic plan in Perth & Kinross.

As a Director, you will be required to contribute to the governance of the organisation including attendance at monthly board meetings and the AGM. Leading the strategic direction of this dynamic organisation, a commitment to feminist governance, an understanding of gender based violence against women and a commitment to the values and ethos of RASAC P&K is essential.

RASAC P&K are keen to improve the diversity of our board and particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic women, LGBT women and women with disabilities. Please note, only women applicants will be considered (under Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010)

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Top job! Deputy Manager

  • Full time
  • £37,304
  • Perth & Kinross
  • Closing 23rd November 2020

The Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre Perth & Kinross are looking for a Deputy Manager to join our expanding team.

This new post will be responsible for the operational management of RASAC P&K Services and deputising for the Centre Manager when required.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our dedicated team, providing a range of Support, Prevention and Advocacy services for survivors of sexual violence living in Perth & Kinross. The post holder will work closely with the Centre Manager and Board of Directors to lead on the development, delivery and evaluation of existing and new services. The post will also involve working with a range of stakeholders to improve the identification of, and responses to, sexual violence. This will include applying and reporting to a variety of funders as required.

We are looking for someone who is collaborative in their approach, has excellent inter-personal skills and is able to adapt quickly to change. A commitment to a feminist analysis of gender based violence is essential, alongside a minimum of 2 years management/leadership experience. Current or former experience of working in the Violence Against Women sector is desirable.

Funding for this position is indicative to September 2021. RASAC P&K will endeavour to secure ongoing funding beyond this date. We require female applicants only and are exempt under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. Successful applicants subject to PVG.

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Therapeutic Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £27,037 pro-rata
  • Perth & Kinross
  • Closing 24th November 2020

The Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre Perth & Kinross are looking for a highly motivated and committed worker with experience of providing therapeutic support to join our team. This post involves the provision of therapeutic support, information and advocacy services for survivors age 12+ and their family members. Experience of delivering emotional therapeutic, practical support and advocacy services to women and/or girls affected by trauma is essential, alongside experience of assessing and responding to risk in relation to sexual abuse and exploitation.

We require female applicants only and are exempt under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

Successful applicants subject to PVG.

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Support Services Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £30,843
  • Perth & Kinross
  • Closing 23rd November 2020

The Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre Perth & Kinross are recruiting a Team Leader to coordinate, facilitate and promote RASAC P&K support services. The post holder will provide therapeutic support, information and advocacy services to survivors of sexual violence and a minimum of 2 years’ experience supporting women and/or girls affected by trauma is essential, alongside experience of assessing and responding to risk in relation to sexual abuse and exploitation. We are looking for someone who is adaptable, creative, has strong inter-personal skills and brings with them experience in a supervisory / management role to support our staff team and volunteers. Working within a gendered analysis of Violence Against Women is essential.

Funding for this position is indicative to September 2021.

We require female applicants only and are exempt under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

Successful applicants subject to PVG.

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