Rape and Sexual Abuse Service Highland
Rape and Sexual Abuse Service Highland

Charity registered in Scotland SC045019

RASASH is a organisation committed to providing person centred support and advocacy for anyone in the Highlands aged 13 or over and affected by sexual violence; and to working to prevent and eliminate sexual violence in all forms.


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Support Team Lead

  • Part time
  • £31,976 pro-rata
  • Home based due to COVID but will be based at RASASH Premises in Inverness.
  • Closing 11th October 2021

Rape and Sexual Abuse Service Highland (RASASH) is seeking a Support Team Lead to join their service which supports Survivors of sexual violence.

Overall job purpose - Lead, manage and develop the provision of an effective support service, and provide person-centred, trauma informed, therapeutic emotional support to survivors of sexual violence in Highland.

RASASH is a feminist, survivor focused organisation a SCIO (SCO45019) set up in 2014, based in Inverness. Affiliated to Rape Crisis Scotland. RASASH provides support, information, and advocacy for anyone, aged 13 or over, who lives in the Highland Council area and who has experienced sexual violence or abuse.

Only women need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010

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Support Line Liaison Worker x 2

  • Full time or Part time
  • £29,122
  • Currently home based due to COVID but will be based at RASASH Premises in Inverness.
  • Closing 15th November 2021

To be a first point of contact for survivors coming through to RASASH services as a support line operative including answering and responding to support line calls, texts and emails, regular check ins with survivors on the waiting list, dealing with new referrals, booking short term or one-off sessions (crisis, friends and family and support at point of referral and initial information sessions). This role will also hold a small caseload for one-to-one ongoing therapeutic emotional support.

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Outreach Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £29,122 pro-rata
  • This post will be based between home (with appropriate space) and RASASH premises in Inverness with frequent and extended travel throughout Highland.
  • Closing 16th November 2021

To provide an outreach support service to survivors of rape, sexual violence and childhood sexual abuse whether recent or historic across Highland. The service will be available to any survivors age 13+ with an initial focus on access from remote and rural communities. The role will also support non offending family and friends of survivors.

The main purpose of the role will be:

  • Providing face to face short term support sessions; both crisis and at point of referral
  • Some face-to-face ongoing emotional therapeutic support to survivors across rural Highland
  • Supporting support line delivery
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Manager

  • Full time
  • £35,000 – £38,000
  • Highland
  • Closing 26th November 2021

There has never been a more critical time to support work to end violence against women

Do you want to make a real difference to survivors of sexual violence in Highland, contribute to changing attitudes and perceptions, and work towards the prevention of sexual violence? If so, we have an exciting opportunity to join our team in a leadership and management role.

RASASH is a vibrant and growing charity committed to supporting survivors of sexual violence across Highland. We provide person centred, therapeutic emotional support and advocacy for anyone in the Highlands aged 13 or over affected by sexual violence, and actively work to prevent and eliminate sexual violence in all forms.

This is an exciting time to join us as we look to take RASASH to its next stage of development. If you can bring an active commitment to feminist leadership and governance, experience in leading and managing, including strategic planning and management of budgets and funding, then we would love to hear from you.

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Board Members

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Inverness
  • Closing 10th December 2021

There has never been a more critical time to support work to stop violence against women.

Rape and Sexual Abuse Service Highland (RASASH) is a charitable organisation based in Inverness that covers all the Highland area.

Affiliated to Rape Crisis Scotland, RASASH was set up to:

• Provide accessible, appropriate, and high quality emotional and practical support, information and advocacy for survivors, their non-abusing partners, family and friends.

• Work towards the prevention and ultimately the elimination of sexual violence, supporting social change by raising awareness and understanding of rape and sexual violence, challenging myths, and campaigning.

• Work with others to improve the way society, organisations and agencies respond to survivors of sexual violence.

RASASH is a vibrant and growing charity committed to supporting survivors of sexual violence across Highland. You can make a difference and contribute to this work to prevent sexual violence.

About being a Board Member:

Board members will play a critical role in the future development and governance of the service. We would also welcome candidates with a future interest in taking on the role of the chair. Working to feminist values, we are seeking a diverse range of women with a commitment to the work we do across Highland. Values, ethos, passion, and commitment are essential qualities for our board members. We are particularly interested in applicants from less represented groups and those with knowledge and experience of finance, funding, governance, and strategy

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Sexual Violence Prevention and Campaigns Worker

  • Full time
  • £29,122
  • Home based during COVID restrictions then Inverness based with extensive and regular travel throughout Highland
  • Closing 7th January 2022

  • To increase young people’s awareness about sexual violence, sexualisation, consent, and gender inequality.
  • To support young people in the identification and management of risk, and access support services as appropriate.
  • To raise awareness about the prevalence and impact of abuse on individuals and our communities, building resilience and increasing access to support services.
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Outreach Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £29,122 pro-rata
  • Highlands
  • Closing 7th March 2022

Rape and Sexual Abuse Service Highland (RASASH) is a charitable organisation based in Inverness and affiliated to Rape Crisis Scotland. Our charity provides emotional and practical support for anyone aged 13+ living in Highland who has been affected by sexual violence. We also aim to increase awareness and end sexual violence through campaigns, training, and educational workshops.

The Outreach Support Worker will be part of a small team, travelling across the Highlands to meet survivors and provide in-person emotional support. Our Outreach service is crucial to remove barriers for survivors, providing support in rural hard-to-reach areas and at times that work for our service-users.

We are looking for a candidate with a feminist understanding of sexual violence and experience providing emotional support to survivors of sexual violence and/or individuals with complex support needs. The successful candidate will be required to undertake extensive travel, with frequent overnight stays. A UK driving licence and access to a car is therefore essential.

RASASH is committed to diversity and flexible working and will consider a range of options for the successful candidate. Formal higher education is not a requirement for this role.

Main duties:

Direct support work

• Deliver face to face support throughout Highland for survivors of sexual violence or abuse, aged 13+, including those who have complex needs.

• Provide email, telephone and digital support for survivors aged 13+.

• To record all information pertaining to RASASH’s support services accurately and appropriately in line with RASASH's support service information recording and Data Protection systems.

• To act on any child protection or safeguarding concerns according to RASASH policies and procedures

Service Development / Multi-Agency Working

• Increase awareness of the service in local communities and with agencies

• Engage in and promote multi-agency and partnership working if required

Other

• Flexibility in working hours, including some evenings

• Able to travel extensively across Highland including regular overnight stays

• Able to drive and have access to own vehicle due to travel requirements of the role

• Any other duties as required

A full overview of the Outreach Support Worker role and responsibilities is provided in the job pack

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2 x Advocacy Worker (28 hrs/21 hrs per week)

  • Part time
  • £29,122 pro-rata
  • Inverness
  • Closing 22nd August 2022

The Rape and Sexual Abuse Service Highland (RASASH) are seeking 2 x Advocacy Workers to join our existing team (28 hrs/21 hrs per week). The Advocacy Workers will enable RASASH to continue providing high quality, person centred advocacy services across Highland. You will join an enthusiastic team of experienced Advocacy Workers and will report to the Team Leader.

RASASH is a feminist, survivor-led organisation. This means that we are accountable, first and foremost, to survivors and our work is underpinned by a feminist analysis of sexual violence. As an Advocacy Worker, you will work alongside service-users to represent their rights, choices, and interests. You will have a strong belief in empowerment and inclusion and be passionate about ensuring survivors have access to the services they need.

Our office is based in Inverness, but hybrid working arrangements are currently in place.

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