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Job Vacancy Young People Support and Trauma Worker

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, enthusiastic and driven worker to join our Young People’s Support Service (DAYS). The post is funded by Children in Need initially for 3 years. The primary purpose of the role is to provide holistic support to young survivors of sexual violence of all gender identities - aged from 11 to 18.

The ideal candidate will have significant experience in providing trauma based models of support to young survivors using counselling skills (at least one year).

We offer a competitive salary, excellent terms and conditions and the opportunity to gain invaluable skills and experience

Salary: £24638 - £28465

Hours: 35 hours per week

Location: Dundee & Angus

Closing Date: 9 April 2018. 10am

Please note that we do not accept CVs. The full application form should be completed and emailed to recruitment@wrasac.org.uk. The Rectuirment Pack can be downloaded from here. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

All posts require a female applicant and is exempt under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. The successful applicant will be subject to enhanced disclosure.

Vagina Monologues Rescheduled!

Had enough of the snow and want to break free?

Friday 16 March, 7:30, Bonar Hall, Dundee

Friday 9th March, 7.30 pm Queens Hotel, Perth.

Join the Women’s Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre - Dundee & Angus and the Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre - Perth and Kinross for the hilarious and moving show that give voice to a chorus of lusty, outrageous, poignant and thoroughly human stories

All proceeds from this evenings performance will go towards assisting the work of these local specialist organisations, who support women, children and young people with experience of gender based violence.

Click here to book for Dundee or phone 01382 205556. To buy tickets for Perth performance phone 01728 626290 Ext 4 or email info@wrasac.org.uk.

WRASAC for Equal Recognition

WRASAC fully supports the proposals to change the Gender Recognition Act 2004 to enable trans people aged 16 and over to obtain legal gender recognition on a self-declaration basis. These changes have the capacity to significantly improve the lives and rights of trans people, something WRASAC wholeheartedly advocates. Below we explain what the Equal Recognition Campaign is, and why we as a feminist organisation fully support it.

WRASAC Launches New Young People's Service

Women’s Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre will formally launch its new young People’s Service, Dundee and Angus Young Survivors (DAYS) at its AGM on Friday 2nd February 5pm at the Blind Society, 10-12 Ward Road in Dundee.

Speakers will include:

  • Moira Hood MBACP (Accred) UKRC: The value of support for young survivors
  • Helen Hampton Senior Young People's Support Worker: Supporting young survivors in Dundee and Angus - The story so far
  • Mridul Wadhwa – Rape Crisis Scotland: Supporting LGBTQ+ survivors and why women’s services should support the Gender Recognition Act

To book a place go to https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wrasac-agm-2017-tickets-42044354797

Christmas Opening Times and Support Information

WRASAC Dundee & Angus would like to extend our warm wishes to you this Christmas and New Year break.

Our office will be closed from Monday 25th December 2017 and will reopen on Monday 8th January 2018.

For Crisis Support (or in an emergency) please contact Rape Crisis Scotland National Helpline on 08088 01 03 02 (open every day 6pm-midnight).