Counselling Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £28,406 pro-rata
  • East Lothian
  • Closing 20th October 2020

  • Advertised from 28th September 2020
  • 17.5 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.

We have a vacancy for a skilled and experienced Counselling Support Worker to deliver our dedicated outreach support, information and advocacy service for women and members of the trans community in East Lothian who have experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their lives.

This post is funded until 31 March 2021, with ‘in-principle’ funding awarded from 1 April to 30 September 2021.

Application notes

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 20 October 2020, 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.

For application pack, please download from the attachments below.

Please direct any queries to