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Access & Inclusion Project Worker (Part-Time)

  • Part time
  • £29,049 pro-rata
  • Lerwick, Shetland & Homeworking (as required)
  • Closing 21st March 2021

  • Advertised from 25th February 2021
  • Salary: 29,049 pro rata (25hr p/w), inc. Distant Islands Allowance. Contracted until: 30th June 2022.
  • Holiday Entitlement: 30 Days plus 12 Public Holidays (pro rata). Pension: Employer contribution at 8% to pension fund.


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

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

Job Purpose

• This project runs until June 2022 and has a focus on increasing Shetland Rape Crisis’ support capacity, the accessibility of the service, and its reach, for survivors of sexual violence in Shetland, and particularly for survivors from marginalised groups.

• The worker, in co-operation with the Service Manager and Staff Team at SRC, will develop and implement an Inclusion and Access Strategic Plan for the service.

• As part of improving access to support and capacity for delivery, a number of service development projects have been identified and these would be led by the new worker, alongside any other actions identified by the worker herself as part of the Inclusion and Access Strategic Plan. These are outlined in the recruitment pack.

Project Outcomes

• Improve access to support for survivors of sexual violence and their supporters.

• Proactively work to identify and overcome barriers to support.

• Engage and collaborate with survivors to identify and address their needs.

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

Application notes

Closing Date: Sunday 21st March at Midnight

Interviews will be held via Zoom on Tuesday 30th April.

Due to our limited resources, we will only contact you if you have been shortlisted for interview.

All shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Thursday 26th March.

The full application form should be completed and emailed to

Application pack attached below.