Rape Crisis Scotland helpline (6pm-midnight):
08088 01 03 02


We are currently recruiting for the following post:

Chief Operating Officer

28 hours, £36,818 pro-rata

As COO of Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre you are accountable to the Chief Executive Officer and the Board of Directors. This role will be the deputy to the CEO and will contribute to the overall strategic management, leadership and development of the organisation and the implementation of the organisation’s strategy.

The role requires an experienced and effective feminist leader, with the ability to lead across both the strategic and operational work of ERCC.

We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and especially welcome applications from women of colour, trans women and disabled women.

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

Successful applicants will be subject to relevant PVG and disclosure checks.

Established in 1978, Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre (ERCC) provides a support, information and advocacy service for women, non-binary people, members of the trans community and young people aged 12 and over in Edinburgh, East and Midlothian who have experienced recent and/or historic sexual violence, including rape, sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse and commercial sexual exploitation. We also work in schools and with young people across Edinburgh and the Lothians, and strategically with multi-agency partners, towards preventing sexual violence. Further information available from our website: ercc.scot

An application pack is available for download from the Goodmoves website.

Please note that the deadline for completed applications is Wednesday 4 August at 12 noon. We expect to hold interviews with shortlisted candidates during the week beginning 16 August.


We are not currently recruiting for volunteers. When we are next recruiting we will update this page and post volunteering opportunities on our social media pages.

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