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Sexual Violence Prevention Worker - West Lothian

  • Part time
  • £29,811 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh, with outreach into West Lothian
  • Closing 15th June 2021


  • Advertised from 19th May 2021
  • 21 hours per week

Role

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 dynamic and engaging Sexual Violence Prevention Worker to deliver workshops, training sessions and other interventions to young people in West Lothian. Using the Rape Crisis Scotland sexual violence prevention pack that covers all aspects of healthy sexual relationships, the worker will support and empower young people to take a lead in tackling issues related to sexual violence.

Application notes

Closing date for applications: 12noon, 15 June 2021

Interviews will be held on Friday 25 June 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: maggie.chapman@ercc.scot

This post is funded by the Scottish Government until September 2021, and we expect to receive confirmation of a further 2 years funding in July 2021.


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