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Senior Support Worker and Counsellor

  • Full time
  • £30,000
  • Stirling with travel across the Forth Valley area
  • Closing 11th October 2021

  • Advertised from 29th September 2021
  • 35 hours per week. Currently funded until 30 September 2023.


Forth Valley Rape Crisis Centre is based in Stirling. We offer free support anyone over 13 who has been affected by any form of sexual violence. We work across the whole Forth Valley area of Clackmannanshire, Falkirk and Stirlingshire. This particular post will be responsible for the management and development of our young persons support service (supporting survivors agreed 13-25). This is a hugely rewarding and varied role, and you will be joining a close-knit team who are passionate about providing the best possible support to survivors of sexual violence.

The post-holder will be responsible for managing our Young Persons Support Service. This will involve line-managing staff and delivering specialist counselling support and advocacy services to survivors (aged 13-25) of sexual violence in the Forth Valley area.

The post-holder will also carry a counselling support caseload and will be required to work across the different functions of the service including initial assessment, short and long term support, group support and phone/video support. The post-holder will take an approach informed by an understanding of trauma, including complex trauma. The post-holder will also work alongside FVRCC management team to contribute to the operational and strategic leadership of the organisation.

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

Closing date 11th October