Young Persons Support and Trauma Worker

  • Part time
  • £23,462.4 – £25,256 pro-rata
  • Dundee (On site)
  • Closing 19th April 2024

  • Advertised from 26th March 2024
  • 30 hours per week. 12 month Maternity Cover.


Our DAYS Service supports all young people of any gender aged between 8 and 18 who live in Dundee or Angus and have experienced any type of sexual abuse.

We take a flexible approach to planning support to best meet the needs of the young person, this can be school, home, community or at our office. We offer a variety of support for young people and are led by the individual.

1:1 Support - We offer emotional support to survivors. Each session is a safe and confidential space for survivors to process the trauma they have experienced at their own pace. We do this by using a range of therapeutic interventions and tools which are survivor centred.

Group work support - We various creative groups and peer support groups all of which aims to reduce isolation and extend social circles. The aim of these are to build survivors support networks and build survivors confidence, reducing isolation and feelings of blame and shame.

We are seeking an individual who demonstrates a knowledge of the impact of trauma on young people and age-appropriate support tools / methods and can provide and has significant experience of providing trauma-based models of support to young survivors.

Application notes

If this sounds like you, we look forward to receiving your completed application. This should be submitted via email by sending it to

Closing date: Friday 19th April at noon.

Invites to interview will go out Monday 22nd April.

Interviews: Monday 29th April 2024 at 4 Francis Street, Dundee, DD38HH

This role is funded by Children In Need.

Please note that we do not accept CVs.

All posts require a female applicant and is exempt under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, and Part 1. Section 7(2) e of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975.

The successful applicant will be subject to enhanced disclosure.

Enquiries about this position are welcome by phoning 01382 205556 or emailing

Please note, all applications and relevant recruitment documents will be held confidentially and destroyed after 6 months, apart from documents relating to the successful applicant. For more information, please see our recruitment privacy policy

Please note: Candidates need not apply if applied within the last 6 months.

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