WRASAC Vacancy – Young Persons Support and Trauma Worker
Young Persons Support and Trauma Worker
Dundee and Angus Young Survivors (DAYS)
Closing date: Sunday 28th May at midnight
Interviews: Tuesday 6th June
Hours: 30 hours per week
Salary: £23,462.40 moving to £25.256 following successful completion of probation
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.
Family and Friends
We can also provide support to family, friends, partners and agency workers to help them understand the impact of sexual violence and cope with their feelings whilst supporting a survivor.
Please note that we do not accept CVs. Your completed application should be submitted via email by sending it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
We look forward to receiving your completed application form. Enquiries about this position are welcome by phoning 01382 205556 or emailing email@example.com.