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Senior Counselling Support Worker – Young People’s Service

  • Part time
  • £34,288 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th August 2022

  • Advertised from 25th July 2022
  • 28 hours per week


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 also work in schools and with young people across Edinburgh and the Lothians, and strategically with multi-agency partners, towards preventing sexual violence.

The post-holder will be responsible for line-managing and supervising staff and volunteers delivering ERCC’s Young People’s Service, the STAR project, which provide specialist counselling and support services, art psychotherapy, and advocacy as required, to young women, young men, non-binary young people and trans young people aged 12-18 who have experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their lives, including, rape, sexual assault, sexual abuse, sexual bullying and harassment, stalking, commercial sexual exploitation and organised abuse.

Application notes

Closing date for applications: Monday 15 August 2022, 9am

Both posts are funded until 30 September 2023.

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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