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Mandarin Speaking Therapeutic Support Worker (28 hours)

  • Part time
  • £29,812 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh (base) with travel to Forth Valley
  • Closing 21st January 2022

  • Advertised from 6th January 2022
  • 28 hours per week. These posts are funded by the Tampon Tax Fund until 31st March 2023.


The post-holder will be responsible for delivering ERCC’s specialist therapeutic support and advocacy to Mandarin speaking women and all members of the trans community aged 16 and over in Edinburgh, Forth Valley ( including survivors living in Stirling, Falkirk and Clackmannanshire) and Moray who have experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their lives, including, rape, sexual assault, child sexual abuse or commercial sexual exploitation. The post-holder will take an approach informed by an understanding of trauma, including complex trauma. The post-holder will be required to work across the different functions of the service including initial assessment, short and long term support and text/email support. The post-holder will be based in Edinburgh but must be able to travel weekly to Forth Valley Rape Crisis centre and occasionally to Moray Rape Crisis Centre. All travel expenses will be reimbursed.

The post holder will be supported by ERCC’s SIA project which is a dedicated outreach support service for BME women, non-binary and trans survivors of sexual violence and FEM project partners. The role will also include service development and joint working with statutory, third sector and community organisations.

This post is funded by the Tampon Tax Fund until 31st March 2023

Application notes

Closing date for applications: Friday 21st January 2022

Applications to be returned to marked Recruitment - Private and Confidential

Interviews will be held week beginning 24th January 2022.

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.

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