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Senior Support Worker and Counsellor

  • Part time
  • £30,482 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 18th April 2019

  • Advertised from 25th March 2019
  • 28 hours


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 are looking for a skilled and experienced Senior Support Worker and Counsellor (28 hours per week) to join our team based in Edinburgh. The post-holder will deliver direct counselling support and advocacy for survivors of sexual violence and also line-manage and supervise a small team of support and advocacy workers.

This post is funded by the Edinburgh Integration Joint Board until March 2022.

Application notes

Closing date for applications: Thursday 18 April, 1pm

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.

Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre is committed to and working to achieve equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

An application pack is available for download below.

Please direct any queries to