WRASAC Vacancy – Young Persons Support Worker

Dundee and Angus Young Survivors (DAYS) Service

30 hours per week 12 month post 

Angus based

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.

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

Closing date is Monday 17th June 2024 

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 25th June 2024 at Sangobeg House, 4 Francis Street, Dundee, DD3 8HH

Please note this post is 30 hours per week

Salary & Funder Information: £24,866 during probation, moving to £26,770 after successful completion. Funded by Children’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund (Angus)

Please note that we do not accept CVs.

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

The successful applicant will be subject to enhanced disclosure.

Enquiries about this position are welcome by phoning 01382 205556 or emailing recruitment@wrasac.org.uk.

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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