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We Are Recruiting!

We are recruiting for two new workers!

Closing Date: Midnight Sunday 21 March

Download a Recruitment Pack, including application form, job description & person specification, at the links below:

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

The full application form should be completed and emailed to contact@shetlandrapecrisis.scot before the deadline. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

 

Access & Inclusion Project Worker (Part-Time)

Salary: 29,049 pro rata (25hr p/w), inc. Distant Islands Allowance

Location: Lerwick, Shetland & Homeworking (as required)

Holiday Entitlement: 30 Days plus 12 Public Holidays (pro rata)

Pension: Employer contribution at 8% to pension fund.

Contracted until: 30th June 2022.

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 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.

Dates

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

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

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

 

Therapeutic Support Worker (Part-Time)

Salary: 29,049 pro rata (20hr p/w), inc. Distant Islands Allowance

Location: Lerwick, Shetland & Homeworking (as required)

Holiday Entitlement: 30 Days plus 12 Public Holidays (pro rata)

Pension: Employer contribution at 8% to pension fund.

Contracted until: 31st March 2022 (renewed subject to funding)

Job Purpose

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering trauma-informed emotional support and practical support to service users at Shetland Rape Crisis.
  • They will be expected to be able to deliver this via telephone, VC, text, messaging and email as required, as well as traditional face-to-face work.
  • They may be required to provide some advocacy support to service-users, with assistance from the specialist Advocacy Worker.
  • They will demonstrate a clear understanding of gender-based violence and intersectionality in their work.

Dates

Interviews will be held via Zoom on: Thursday 1st April.

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

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

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