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Current job vacancies at Rape Crisis England & Wales and our member Rape Crisis Centres. Find out about jobs and how to apply.

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Rape Crisis England & Wales (RCEW)

We are recruiting:

Executive Assistant

Part time, 15 - 22.5 hours per week; to be worked over a minimum of 3 days

£26,250 per annum (pro rata), plus 3% pension contribution

The Executive Assistant provides efficient administrative and general support to the CEO and Senior Management Team to assist them in fulfilling their roles effectively. They act as a PA to the CEO – managing diaries, coordinating meetings, handling correspondence and arranging travel and accommodation as required – and are a central point of contact for the Board of Trustees.

Closing date: 12 noon on Monday 5 September 2022.

Interviews will be held on the week commencing 12 September 2022.

Please contact recruitment@rapecrisis.org.uk if you have any questions.

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South London Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre (RASASC)

RASASC is recruiting:

Independent Sexual Violence Advocate

Full time, 35 hours per week

£27,000 per annum

Your role will be to provide survivors with a mix of emotional, practical, and factual support so they have all the information they need to make informed decisions that are right for them. You will understand the barriers survivors face when accessing the criminal justice system and work with survivors to advocate for their needs within the system.

Closing date: 5:00pm on Wednesday 31 August 2022.

Interviews will be held in September 2022.

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Centre for Action on Rape and Abuse in Essex (CARA)

CARA is recruiting:

Service Development Manager

28 to 35 hours per week

£33,486 - £35,336 pro rata

This is an exciting new role and will manage a range of aspects of CARA’s service provision and push forwards CARA’s ongoing development as an organisation. 

Closing date: 12 noon on Tuesday 13 September 2022.

Interviews will be held on Friday 23 September 2022.

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Sessional Counsellors

Minimum of eight CARA clients per week

£25 - £30 per hour

CARA is currently looking for Sessional Counsellors to join their team. Successful applicants will be qualified counsellors and will support young people or adult clients who have experienced any form of sexual violence.

Closing date: 12 noon on Tuesday 22 September 2022.

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Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support

SARSAS is recruiting:

Counsellors

Minimum 12 hours per week (8 sessions plus admin time) and maximum of 21 hours per week (14 session plus admin time)

£21.85 per hour

You will be a skilled counselling practitioner who has experience of working with clients who have experienced significant trauma, including rape and sexual abuse. You will work creatively and in an integrative way within a person-centred framework and will be committed to creating an environment and relationship through which your clients feel safe to explore, understand and heal from their experiences.

Closing date: 11:30pm on Monday 15 August 2022.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 August 2022.

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West Mercia Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre (WMRSASC)

WMRSASC is recruiting:

Adult Counselling Service Team Leader

Full time, 37.5 hours per week

£31,060 - £32,879 per annum

The Adult Counselling Service Team Leader will work in co-operation with the counselling services manager, mentoring and supporting the counselling team and volunteers to deliver services offered by WMRSASC to any person who has experienced sexual violence of any kind.

Closing date: Friday 26 August 2022.

Interviews will be held on week commencing 29 August 2022.

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Children and Young People’s Sessional Counsellor

Full time, 37.5 hours per week

£27,539 - £30,169 per annum

The Children and Young Person’s Sessional Counsellor will provide face to face counselling to children and young people from 5 to 18 years old who have been affected by sexual abuse and/or rape.

Closing date: Friday 26 August 2022.

Interviews will be held on week commencing 29 August 2022.

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Adult Counsellor

Various assignments, 22.5 - 30 hours per week

£27,539 - £30,169 pro rata

Adult counsellors provide face to face counselling to adults who have been affected by sexual abuse and/or rape.

Closing date: Friday 26 August 2022.

Interviews will be held on week commencing 29 August 2022.

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Social Work Practitioner

Full time, 37.5 hours per week

£31,060 - £32,879 per annum

An experienced Social Work Practitioner will work in the assessment and intervention service focusing on the assessment service for children and young people who present with inappropriate, problematic and harmful sexualised behaviours.

Closing date: Friday 26 August 2022.

Interviews will be held on week commencing 9 September 2022.

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Assessment and Intervention Worker

Full time or part time, 21 - 37.5 hours considered

£27,539 pro rata

The Purple Leaf team are recruiting an assessment and intervention worker to deliver psychosocial education, support and intervention to children and young people who have or are at risk of exhibiting problematic or harmful sexual behaviour

Closing date: Friday 26 August 2022.

Interviews will be held on week commencing 15 September 2022.

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Education and Training Facilitator (Term Time Only)

Full time, 37.5 hours per week week (term time only)

£27,539 pro rata (£23,959 for term time only)

The focus for this role will be delivering training to professionals and multiagency partners working in aligned fields. The successful candidate will be confident in delivering materials across blended learning platforms. They will promote, develop and deliver a range of accredited and non-accredited qualifications and experience of defining learning outcomes, marking and quality assurance processes would also be desirable.

Closing date: Friday 26 August 2022.

Interviews will be held on week commencing 15 September 2022.

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Nottinghamshire Sexual Violence Support Services (Notts SVSS)

Notts SVSS is recruiting:

Counsellor/Therapist

Part time, 30 hours per week

£30,095 pro-rata for Registered Counsellors or £30,984 pro-rata for Accredited Counsellors

Notts SVSS is recruiting counsellors to deliver a high-quality counselling service to survivors of sexual violence (aged 18+) which is safe, ethical and effective and supports key outcomes.

Closing date: Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis

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Finance Manager

Part time, 22.5 hours per week

£34,373 pro rata

Notts SVSS is seeking a Finance Manager who can contribute to the growth and development of their successful charity. The Finance Manager will oversee all aspects of the financial management of the charity.

Closing date: 10:00am on Thursday 8 September 2022.

Interviews will be held on Monday 19 September 2022.

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Volunteering opportunities at our member Rape Crisis Centres

If you are looking for voluntary work with a Rape Crisis Centre in your local area, you can see volunteer opportunities on our website. You can also use the find a Centre link on our website to get in touch, (using the office number rather than the helpline) and find out what is available.