Rape and Sexual Abuse Service Highland
Rape and Sexual Abuse Service Highland

Charity registered in Scotland SC045019

RASASH is a organisation committed to providing person centred support and advocacy for anyone in the Highlands aged 13 or over and affected by sexual violence; and to working to prevent and eliminate sexual violence in all forms.


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Support Team Lead (35 hours)

  • Full time
  • £33,918.98
  • Inverness (On site)
  • Closing 22nd May 2024

RASASH is looking for a Support Team Lead (35 hours) to join our team.

Are you passionate about gender equality and supporting survivors of sexual violence? Do you have the skills necessary to lead a team to provide trauma-informed support?

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team and play a key role in ensuring RASASH’s emotional support services are of high quality and in line with the National Rape Crisis Service Standards.

The post-holder will line manage the Support and Outreach Workers (10 staff) and coordinate the delivery of RASASH’s therapeutic emotional support services across Highland.

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Outreach Support Worker (28 hours)

  • Part time
  • £30,893.28 pro-rata
  • Outreach areas (across Highland) and Inverness office (On site)
  • Closing 6th May 2024

RASASH is looking for two Outreach Support Workers to join our team (28 hour posts).

Are you passionate about gender equality and supporting survivors of sexual violence? Do you have the skills necessary to provide trauma-informed support and information?

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team and play a key role in increasing access to support for survivors living in remote and rural areas.

You will travel across the Highland Council region to provide in-person therapeutic support to survivors as well as help deliver RASASH’s group-based activities.

Travel and subsistence expenses are reimbursed by RASASH in line with HMRC mileage rates.

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Support Line Liaison

  • Part time
  • £30,893.28 pro-rata
  • Inverness (Hybrid)
  • Closing 15th April 2024

RASASH is looking for two Support Line Liaisons to join our team (22 hour post or 17 hour post).

Are you passionate about gender equality and supporting survivors of sexual violence? Do you have the skills necessary to provide trauma-informed support and information?

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team and play a key role in supporting survivors in Highland, providing crisis support, information, and referrals.

You will work alongside a small team to provide support by phone, email, and text to survivors, their friends and family, and agencies. You will also play a crucial role in managing referrals, helping survivors seek timely emotional support and advocacy.

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Prevention & Campaigns Worker

  • Part time
  • £30,893 pro-rata
  • Inverness
  • Closing 27th November 2023

RASASH is looking for a Prevention & Campaigns Worker to join our team.

Are you passionate about gender equality and ending sexual violence? Do you have experience working with young people and delivering educational workshops, training, or campaigns?

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team and play a key role in delivering the national Rape Crisis Scotland prevention programme across Highland, which seeks to end sexual violence.

You will work alongside the other Prevention & Campaigns Worker to deliver educational workshops to young people (age 11 – 25) in secondary schools as well as provide training to pastoral staff in schools, colleges, and universities.

You will also be responsible for representing RASASH and building partnerships to improve sexual violence prevention efforts in Highland.

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Prevention & Campaigns Worker

  • Part time
  • £30,893 pro-rata
  • Inverness office
  • Closing 26th June 2023

RASASH is looking for a Prevention & Campaigns Worker to join our team.

Are you passionate about gender equality and ending sexual violence? Do you have experience working with young people and delivering educational workshops, training, or campaigns?

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team and play a key role in delivering the national Rape Crisis Scotland prevention programme across Highland, which seeks to end sexual violence.

You will work alongside the other Prevention & Campaigns Worker to deliver educational workshops to young people (age 11 – 25) in secondary schools as well as provide training to pastoral staff in schools, colleges, and universities.

You will also be responsible for coordinating RASASH’s youth-led activism group, recruiting members and facilitating campaigns to help end sexual violence in Highland.

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Fundraising & Communications Worker

  • Part time
  • £29,122 pro-rata
  • Inverness office
  • Closing 24th April 2023

RASASH is looking for a new Fundraising and Communications Worker to join our team.

Are you an experienced fundraiser, looking to make a real difference? Do you understand the value of great storytelling and enjoy connecting with people? Are you passionate about gender equality and ending sexual violence?

We have an amazing opportunity to join our team and play a key role in delivering vital services to survivors of sexual violence in Highland.

You will be responsible for raising money from a variety of revenue streams, with a particular focus on corporate and community fundraising. You will also help RASASH to deliver engaging communications to a wide range of audiences.

This is an exciting time to join RASASH as we further develop our service. The post is also new to RASASH, which provides an exciting opportunity to develop the role and its direction.

The Fundraising & Communications Worker has been created to raise the profile of RASASH and increase funding so that we can continue to deliver vital services to those affected by sexual violence in Highland.

The post-holder will seek to raise funds by coordinating events and engaging with local business and individual donors (approximately 70% of the worker’s time).

The worker will also run RASASH’s social media and website, developing content to support our organisational aims and values (approximately 30% of the role).

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Access & Inclusion Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £29,122 pro-rata
  • Inverness office, with frequent travel across Highland
  • Closing 20th January 2023

The Access & Inclusion Support Worker was created to

1) increase access to support for survivors of sexual violence in Highland and

2) ensure RASASH’s services are as inclusive as possible.

The post-holder will work on an outreach basis, travelling across Highland to provide in-person emotional support to survivors living in remote and rural communities.

The worker will also conduct community engagement, particularly with marginalised groups, to increase awareness of our services and better understand how RASASH can meet their needs.

The worker will take a strengths-based approach, harnessing the expertise and skills of groups/individuals, and actively involving them in making improvements to our service, including the development of support resources and materials.

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2 x Advocacy Worker (28 hrs/21 hrs per week)

  • Part time
  • £29,122 pro-rata
  • Inverness
  • Closing 22nd August 2022

The Rape and Sexual Abuse Service Highland (RASASH) are seeking 2 x Advocacy Workers to join our existing team (28 hrs/21 hrs per week). The Advocacy Workers will enable RASASH to continue providing high quality, person centred advocacy services across Highland. You will join an enthusiastic team of experienced Advocacy Workers and will report to the Team Leader.

RASASH is a feminist, survivor-led organisation. This means that we are accountable, first and foremost, to survivors and our work is underpinned by a feminist analysis of sexual violence. As an Advocacy Worker, you will work alongside service-users to represent their rights, choices, and interests. You will have a strong belief in empowerment and inclusion and be passionate about ensuring survivors have access to the services they need.

Our office is based in Inverness, but hybrid working arrangements are currently in place.

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Outreach Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £29,122 pro-rata
  • Highlands
  • Closing 7th March 2022

Rape and Sexual Abuse Service Highland (RASASH) is a charitable organisation based in Inverness and affiliated to Rape Crisis Scotland. Our charity provides emotional and practical support for anyone aged 13+ living in Highland who has been affected by sexual violence. We also aim to increase awareness and end sexual violence through campaigns, training, and educational workshops.

The Outreach Support Worker will be part of a small team, travelling across the Highlands to meet survivors and provide in-person emotional support. Our Outreach service is crucial to remove barriers for survivors, providing support in rural hard-to-reach areas and at times that work for our service-users.

We are looking for a candidate with a feminist understanding of sexual violence and experience providing emotional support to survivors of sexual violence and/or individuals with complex support needs. The successful candidate will be required to undertake extensive travel, with frequent overnight stays. A UK driving licence and access to a car is therefore essential.

RASASH is committed to diversity and flexible working and will consider a range of options for the successful candidate. Formal higher education is not a requirement for this role.

Main duties:

Direct support work

• Deliver face to face support throughout Highland for survivors of sexual violence or abuse, aged 13+, including those who have complex needs.

• Provide email, telephone and digital support for survivors aged 13+.

• To record all information pertaining to RASASH’s support services accurately and appropriately in line with RASASH's support service information recording and Data Protection systems.

• To act on any child protection or safeguarding concerns according to RASASH policies and procedures

Service Development / Multi-Agency Working

• Increase awareness of the service in local communities and with agencies

• Engage in and promote multi-agency and partnership working if required

Other

• Flexibility in working hours, including some evenings

• Able to travel extensively across Highland including regular overnight stays

• Able to drive and have access to own vehicle due to travel requirements of the role

• Any other duties as required

A full overview of the Outreach Support Worker role and responsibilities is provided in the job pack

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Sexual Violence Prevention and Campaigns Worker

  • Full time
  • £29,122
  • Home based during COVID restrictions then Inverness based with extensive and regular travel throughout Highland
  • Closing 7th January 2022

  • To increase young people’s awareness about sexual violence, sexualisation, consent, and gender inequality.
  • To support young people in the identification and management of risk, and access support services as appropriate.
  • To raise awareness about the prevalence and impact of abuse on individuals and our communities, building resilience and increasing access to support services.
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Board Members

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Inverness
  • Closing 10th December 2021

There has never been a more critical time to support work to stop violence against women.

Rape and Sexual Abuse Service Highland (RASASH) is a charitable organisation based in Inverness that covers all the Highland area.

Affiliated to Rape Crisis Scotland, RASASH was set up to:

• Provide accessible, appropriate, and high quality emotional and practical support, information and advocacy for survivors, their non-abusing partners, family and friends.

• Work towards the prevention and ultimately the elimination of sexual violence, supporting social change by raising awareness and understanding of rape and sexual violence, challenging myths, and campaigning.

• Work with others to improve the way society, organisations and agencies respond to survivors of sexual violence.

RASASH is a vibrant and growing charity committed to supporting survivors of sexual violence across Highland. You can make a difference and contribute to this work to prevent sexual violence.

About being a Board Member:

Board members will play a critical role in the future development and governance of the service. We would also welcome candidates with a future interest in taking on the role of the chair. Working to feminist values, we are seeking a diverse range of women with a commitment to the work we do across Highland. Values, ethos, passion, and commitment are essential qualities for our board members. We are particularly interested in applicants from less represented groups and those with knowledge and experience of finance, funding, governance, and strategy

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Manager

  • Full time
  • £35,000 – £38,000
  • Highland
  • Closing 26th November 2021

There has never been a more critical time to support work to end violence against women

Do you want to make a real difference to survivors of sexual violence in Highland, contribute to changing attitudes and perceptions, and work towards the prevention of sexual violence? If so, we have an exciting opportunity to join our team in a leadership and management role.

RASASH is a vibrant and growing charity committed to supporting survivors of sexual violence across Highland. We provide person centred, therapeutic emotional support and advocacy for anyone in the Highlands aged 13 or over affected by sexual violence, and actively work to prevent and eliminate sexual violence in all forms.

This is an exciting time to join us as we look to take RASASH to its next stage of development. If you can bring an active commitment to feminist leadership and governance, experience in leading and managing, including strategic planning and management of budgets and funding, then we would love to hear from you.

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Outreach Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £29,122 pro-rata
  • This post will be based between home (with appropriate space) and RASASH premises in Inverness with frequent and extended travel throughout Highland.
  • Closing 16th November 2021

To provide an outreach support service to survivors of rape, sexual violence and childhood sexual abuse whether recent or historic across Highland. The service will be available to any survivors age 13+ with an initial focus on access from remote and rural communities. The role will also support non offending family and friends of survivors.

The main purpose of the role will be:

  • Providing face to face short term support sessions; both crisis and at point of referral
  • Some face-to-face ongoing emotional therapeutic support to survivors across rural Highland
  • Supporting support line delivery
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Support Line Liaison Worker x 2

  • Full time or Part time
  • £29,122
  • Currently home based due to COVID but will be based at RASASH Premises in Inverness.
  • Closing 15th November 2021

To be a first point of contact for survivors coming through to RASASH services as a support line operative including answering and responding to support line calls, texts and emails, regular check ins with survivors on the waiting list, dealing with new referrals, booking short term or one-off sessions (crisis, friends and family and support at point of referral and initial information sessions). This role will also hold a small caseload for one-to-one ongoing therapeutic emotional support.

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Support Team Lead

  • Part time
  • £31,976 pro-rata
  • Home based due to COVID but will be based at RASASH Premises in Inverness.
  • Closing 11th October 2021

Rape and Sexual Abuse Service Highland (RASASH) is seeking a Support Team Lead to join their service which supports Survivors of sexual violence.

Overall job purpose - Lead, manage and develop the provision of an effective support service, and provide person-centred, trauma informed, therapeutic emotional support to survivors of sexual violence in Highland.

RASASH is a feminist, survivor focused organisation a SCIO (SCO45019) set up in 2014, based in Inverness. Affiliated to Rape Crisis Scotland. RASASH provides support, information, and advocacy for anyone, aged 13 or over, who lives in the Highland Council area and who has experienced sexual violence or abuse.

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

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