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Prevention & Activism Worker (Part-Time, 25hr p/w)

  • Part time
  • £33,080 pro-rata
  • Lerwick, Shetland
  • Closing 12th September 2021

  • Advertised from 6th September 2021
  • Inc. Distant Islands Allowance. 25 hours per week
  • Holiday Entitlement: 30 Days plus 12 Public Holidays (pro rata). Pension: Employer contribution at 8% to pension fund.


Shetland Rape Crisis is an intersectional feminist, trauma-informed organisation and these values underlie everything we do.

We provide free and confidential information, support and advocacy to any non-abusive person in Shetland, of any gender (age 13+), who has affected by sexual violence at any time in their life.

Job Purpose

Delivery of the National Sexual Violence Prevention Programme in Shetland

The post holder will lead on the delivery of the Rape Crisis Scotland National Sexual Violence Prevention Programme in schools and youth groups in Shetland, using a shared resource pack and evaluation framework coordinated by RCS. Regular training opportunities and a practitioners’ forum are provided as part of the programme. More information and the report from an external evaluation can be found at

Delivery of Shetland Rape Crisis’ Activism Programme

The post holder will lead on local strategic approaches to sexual violence and gender-based violence in Shetland via the development, co-ordination, and facilitation of grassroots activism around these issues, giving our community a voice and empowering change. This includes volunteer coordination and facilitating BEE, Shetland Rape Crisis’ volunteer young activist group for young people aged 13-25, as well as taking a lead on campaigns and communications designed and fronted by SRC.

Application notes

Recruitment Pack, including application form, full job description, and person specification is available for download below.

Only applications returned using the application form will be accepted. CVs will not be accepted.

Please note only women need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010

The full application form should be completed and emailed to before Sunday 12th September @ Midnight.

Interviews: Wednesday 22nd September @ The Compass Centre