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Senior Counselling Support Worker (28 hours)

  • Part time
  • £31,431 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th June 2021

  • Advertised from 19th May 2021
  • 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.

We are looking for a skilled and experienced Senior Counselling Support Worker to help deliver our specialist support services for women, non-binary people and members of the trans community who have experienced sexual violence at any point in their lives.

Application notes

Closing date for applications: 12noon, 25 June 2021

Interviews will be held in mid-July by Zoom.

We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and especially welcome applications from women of colour, trans women and disabled women.

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.

Please direct any queries to Maggie Chapman, Chief Operating Officer:

Funding for this post will be for two years, to September 2023, and is to be confirmed by the Scottish Government in June/July 2021. We are committed to fundraising to try to secure further funding for this post beyond this time.