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Come Work with Us - Young People’s Therapeutic Support Worker

Young People’s Therapeutic Support Worker

35 hours per week, £27848 (12 months fixed term)


Location: Perth. Due to COVID restrictions, the post will initially involve a mixture of home and office
working.

The Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre Perth & Kinross are looking for a highly motivated and skilled worker
with experience of providing therapeutic support to join our team. This post involves the provision of
therapeutic support, information and advocacy services for young people affected by sexual violence.
Experience of delivering trauma informed services to young people affected by trauma is required,
alongside experience of assessing and responding to risk in relation to sexual abuse and exploitation.
The role will also involve the promotion of Equally Safe at School (ESAS) in Perth & Kinross (anticipated
1 day per week). The successful candidate will support RASAC Youth Initiative in raising awareness
about ESAS and provide any mentoring support for schools as required. For further information about
ESAS please see www.equallysafeatschool.org.uk.

Only women need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. Successful applicants
subject to PVG.


To request an application pack, or for further information please email recruitment@rasacpk.org.uk.
Closing date for applications: 12noon, Tuesday 21st December 2021.


Come Work with Us - Support Services Team Leader (Job Share)

Support Services Team Leader (Job Share)

17.5 hours per week, £30843 (Pro-Rata, currently funded until March 2024)


Location: Perth. Due to COVID restrictions, the post will initially involve a mixture of
home and office working.

The Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre, Perth & Kinross (RASAC P&K) provide support,
information and advocacy services to anyone who identifies as a woman, and young
people age 12-18, who have experienced rape or sexual abuse at any time in their lives.
The Centre also offers support and information to partners, families and friends of
survivors.


We are recruiting a Team Leader to coordinate, deliver and promote RASAC P&K support
services. The post holder will provide therapeutic support, information and advocacy
services to survivors of sexual violence and a minimum of 2 years’ experience supporting
women and/or young people affected by trauma is essential, alongside experience of
service development and promotion.


We are looking for someone who is adaptable, creative, has strong inter-personal skills
and brings with them experience in a supervisory / management role to support our staff
team and volunteers.


Funding for this position is indicative to March 2024. RASAC P&K will endeavour to
secure ongoing funding beyond this date. Only women need apply under Schedule 9,
Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. Successful applicants will be subject to relevant PVG
checks.


To request an application pack please email recruitment@rasacpk.org.uk.
Closing date for applications: 12noon, Tuesday 21st December 2021.

December Group Program!

Reclaim the Night March Perth 2021

Reclaim the Night March 2021 - Please spread the word📣📣📣🌃

2nd December @ 5:30 for a 6pm start
Civic Hall Perth – 2 High street

Everyone Welcome – bring your family, partner, friends, and neighbours

Last year we had to cancel the popular and yearly march around Perth City due to COVID 19. So join us this year, as we once again reclaim the night! Bring your voices along so we can let everyone know that the streets are for everyone, and that women and girls should be able to walk the streets, day and night without fear of harassment and violence.

We will have entertainment from 5:30 including a choir - Freedom Of Mind Choir- who will be performing their own piece written especially for this event. We look forward to seeing you. 😀

RASAC P&K Annual Report 2020-2021 Video

Last night we held our AGM and would like to thank everyone who attended. For those who missed our event here is a video highlighting what we were up to for the 12 months we reported on. If you would like a paper copy or full digital copy of our report, please contact the office through email or phone.

Related downloads

Agency Visits - Now Available online for 2021

Agency Visits - Now Available online for 2021

We are still offering agencies the chance to meet with staff and find out more about what we offer in relation to our support services, support for professionals, training, RYI and how to refer survivors to our service.

RASAC Newsletter Nov 2020

RASAC Newsletter Nov 2020

Down load our Newsletter or see the digital version on Sway... https://sway.office.com/OWv8EQAnmbWJfCJR?ref=Link

Group Programme -Autumn 2020

RASAC is committed to providing a wide range of groups and activities for survivors to attend and get involved in. From our successful and regular creative group, to other opportunities, to having a voice in how the service develops. If you are currently receiving support please to speak to your support worker otherwise contact the Ruth on Ruth.Mellor@rasacpk.org.uk

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  • rapecrisisscot profile imageICYMI: Our stealthing survey is still open! 📢 It takes a few minutes to complete and helps us find out more about the impact of non-consensual condom removal (stealthing). If you live in Scotland, we’re keen to hear from you! Click here to complete 👇 surveymonkey.co.uk/r/3FD… Twitter embedded image 1 month ago by rapecrisisscot
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  • rapecrisisscot profile imageGreat to see a campaign from @PoliceScotland about sexual violence that puts the focus on the only people responsible: the perpetrators. Safety advice aimed at women won’t stop sexual violence, but changing men’s attitudes and behaviours can, so #DontBeThatGuy
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