Stop It Now! Scotland is part of the Lucy Faithfull Foundation, a national charity whose mission is to combat child sexual abuse and exploitation.
We are looking for a creative and dynamic professional to join our growing multi-disciplinary team and lead practice and innovation in our work in Scotland. The team leader / clinical lead will co-ordinate programme delivery to adults involved with online sexual offending and to family members and loved ones of those who offend. They will maintain a caseload undertaking direct work with individuals worried about sexual thoughts and feelings towards children. They will undertake risk assessments, prepare reports and provide consultation and training to professionals and the public. They will supervise practitioners in our team and contribute to evaluation, research, practice and policy development in relation to the prevention of child sexual abuse, both within our team and across the Lucy Faithfull Foundation more widely.
This post would be particularly suitable for professionals with a background in forensic psychology or social work / probation practice with considerable experience in work with adults who have committed sexual offences and / or child protection experience. Applicants must have a recognised professional qualification plus a comprehensive knowledge of child sexual abuse and how it can be prevented. They will need excellent skills in inter-agency work, relevant assessment and therapeutic intervention approaches and are able to work in a trauma informed way. Experience in working with adolescents would be an advantage but not essential.
This position is an exciting opportunity to prevent child sexual abuse before it happens and to contribute to a safer Scotland for children to grow up in.
We offer 25 days annual leave (rising to 30 days plus bank holidays after 5 years’ successful service), Benenden health cover, NEST pension and regular training
For an informal discussion or more information about the post please call Stuart Allardyce 0131 556 3535
Application packs can be obtained from:
Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 17th February at 9:00am
Interviews will take place on Friday 28th February
The Lucy Faithfull Foundation is a child protection agency committed to reducing the risk of children being sexually abused.
Registered Charity Number 1013025
Scottish Registered Charity Number SC039888