This vacancy has now closed

Support and Development Workers

  • Part time
  • £27,714 pro-rata
  • Inverness
  • Closing 20th November 2018

  • Advertised from 30th October 2018
  • 2 x 28 hpw, 1 x 21 hpw


Young Persons’ Project Support & Development Worker – 28 hpw


Generic Support & Development Worker post(s) – 28 hpw/21hpw

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

We are currently recruiting for a 28 hpw Support & Development worker for a new project funded by Children in Need. The postholder will provide person centred therapeutic emotional support to young people of all genders aged 13-18 who have experienced sexual violence. The young persons’ service will be delivered in the afternoons & early evenings from our base in Inverness. This is a permanent post though subject to continued funding. Current funding is in place until December 2021.

In addition, we are recruiting for a 21 hpw generic Support & Development worker to support survivors of all ages (13+) and all genders. We are currently awaiting the results of another funding bid and may have one or two further generic part time Support & Development Worker Posts available at 28 hpw. We hope to recruit to all new posts at interviews on 7 December 2018.

Application notes

Full details of both the YP Project post and the generic Support post(s) can be found at:

These posts are open to female applicants only as this is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

We welcome applications from women with disabilities, LGB, BME and trans women of all ages.

Closing Date: 9AM Tuesday 20 November 2018. Interviews will be held in Inverness on Friday 7 December 2018.