Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre
Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre

Charity registered in Scotland SC006208

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.

Current vacancies

Two Counselling Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £28,406 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th November 2020

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 two skilled and experienced Counselling Support Workers to help deliver our specialist support services for women, non-binary people and members of the trans community who have experienced sexual violence.

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Board Member

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 8th January 2021

We are looking for women to join our Board who:

  • Are committed to supporting the work of a specialist service for survivors of sexual violence.
  • Have skills in (or would like to develop skills in) leadership, governance, strategy development, finance, human resources, decision-making or fundraising.
  • Have a minimum of five hours to spare per month.

No previous experience of being on a Board is required as induction and training will be provided. Please see the application pack for more details about the role.

Only women need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

We are keen to promote diversity and welcome applications from disabled women, trans women, and women of diverse backgrounds, sexual orientations, ethnicities and ages, to help us best meet the wide-ranging needs of survivors of sexual violence.

We are also keen to encourage women with an interest, and/or skills and experience in finance and fundraising to apply.

Organisation profile:

Established in 1978, Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre (ERCC) provides a support, information and advocacy service for women, young people and members of the trans community 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. For more information please go to ercc.scot.

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Counselling Support Worker (Universities Outreach Project)

  • Full time
  • £28,406
  • Edinburgh, with outreach travel across Edinburgh and to East Lothian
  • Closing 3rd September 2020

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 counselling support worker to provide specialist counselling support and advocacy to students at Edinburgh’s Universities who have experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their lives. The post-holder will take an approach informed by an understanding of trauma (including complex trauma), and will work on an outreach basis at the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Napier University, Heriot Watt University and Queen Margaret University.

This post is funded by the four Universities until 31 July 2022.

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Senior Counselling Support Worker (Young People’s Project)

  • Part time
  • £31,095 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 3rd September 2020

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 Counselling Support worker to lead our Young People’s Project, the STAR service. The post-holder will be responsible for line-managing and supervising staff and volunteers delivering specialist counselling and support services, art psychotherapy, and advocacy as required, to anyone aged 12-18 who has experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their lives. The post-holder will carry a counselling support caseload, and will work alongside ERCC’s management team to contribute to the operational and strategic leadership of the organisation.

This post is funded by the Scottish Government until 30 September 2021

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Services Manager

  • Part time
  • £34,220 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 10th September 2020

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 Services Manager to work with the Centre Director and Assistant Centre Director in implementing key elements of ERCC’s service delivery plan, contributing to the operational and strategic leadership of the organisation. Key areas of work for this post include:

  • Owning and having overall line management responsibility for all front-line service delivery staff and teams;
  • Ensuring all processes and elements of service delivery are managed and implemented for the benefit of our service users; and
  • Ensuring a trauma-informed approach shapes and informs ERCC service design and operational delivery, and that staff well-being is at the heart of this approach.

This post is funded by the Scottish Government until 30 September 2021.

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Counselling Support Worker

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

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.

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Support and Advocacy Worker

  • Part time
  • £28,406 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th October 2020

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 Support and Advocacy Worker to provide dedicated advocacy support to survivors of sexual violence who have engaged or are considering engaging with the criminal justice system following a sexual crime. In particular this post will support survivors involved in a new Visually Recorded Interview (VRI) pilot being run in Edinburgh. The VRI pilot is a joint project between Rape Crisis Scotland, Police Scotland, Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service and the Scottish Government. The pilot involves the visual recording of the police statements of rape complainers, with a view to these statements potentially being used as someone’s evidence in chief in any trial.

This post is funded by the Scottish Government. Funding is confirmed up to 31 March 2021 and agreed in principle for the duration of the two year pilot which is expected to be until August 2021.

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