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Job vacancies at our member centres

Scroll through to find out about job vacancies at some our 39 Rape Crisis member centres.

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Coventry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre (CRASAC)

CRASAC is recruiting:

Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA)

CRASAC are recruiting for a full-time experienced female Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA) who will provide pro-active crisis intervention and an ongoing support service to victims of sexual violence both recent and non-recent – within and outside of the criminal justice system. The role will join their committed ISVA team who support adults and young people from the age of 11 years and parents/carers of children aged 5 and above.

Closing date: Tuesday 23 July 2024.

Interview date: 29 July, 1 and 2 August 2024.

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Rape Crisis Tyneside & Northumberland (RCTN)

RCTN is recruiting:

Deputy CEO

Full time, 37 hours per week.

£46,464 to £48,474 per annum.

RCTN is seeking an experienced and effective feminist leader for the role of Deputy CEO to oversee the delivery of services, operational and financial activity, and support the future developments of the organisation at a strategic level.

The Deputy CEO will assist in creating and executing business plans, shaping policies reflecting RCTN’s values, managing HR, Finance, data governance, and other key functions.

Closing date: 12:00pm on Monday 15 July 2024.

Interview date: Monday 22 July 2024.

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Oxfordshire Sexual Abuse and Rape Crisis Centre (OSARCC)

OSARCC is recruiting:

Community Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA)

Full-time, 37 hours per week.

£27,000 per annum.

The post holder will lead their Community ISVA service. They will deliver high-quality support to survivors of sexual violence of all genders in Oxfordshire. They will work within a multi-agency setting to provide pro-active, survivor-led support to survivors in the community, including supporting them to access the criminal justice system and other support mechanisms. They will build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, as well as help to increase and improve access to OSARCC’s services for underrepresented communities.

Closing date: 9am on Wednesday 10 July 2024.

Interview date: Monday 22 July 2024.

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Business Manager

Part-time, 30 hours per week

£38,188.80 pro rata

OSARCC have an amazing opportunity for a passionate, brilliant woman to join their Senior Leadership Team as our Business Manager and be a vital part of their success in delivering vital services to survivors of sexual violence. You will be responsible for ensuring that OSARCC has the appropriate organisational finance, HR and IT systems in place to deliver its present and evolving objectives.

Closing date: 9am on Friday 26 July 2024.

Interview date: Week commencing 12 August 2024.

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Services Administrator

Part-time, 30 hours per week

£25,459.20 pro rata

OSARCC are delighted to be recruiting a Services Administrator to support them as they seek to expand our services and reach more survivors across Oxfordshire. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic, motivated individual who has experience in administration, data management and reporting, and providing support to people who are facing challenges in their lives. The newly created role will be responsible for providing administrative support to their services team, including conducting initial referral assessments, record-keeping, communication with service users, outreach, data management and reporting.

Closing date: 9am on Friday 2 August 2024.

Interview date: Week commencing 19 August 2024.

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Children and Young People’s Counsellor

Part-time, 12 hours per week

£27,570 pro rata

OSARCC are delighted to be recruiting a Children and Young People’s Counsellor to join their vibrant team, at an exciting time of growth and development. Oxfordshire Sexual Abuse and Rape Crisis Centre (OSARCC) has been supporting and empowering survivors of sexual violence in Oxfordshire since 1979. They provide independent, free and confidential services in an environment where survivors can receive trauma-informed, specialist support from our experienced and friendly team of staff and volunteers.

Closing date: 9am on Friday 26 July 2024.

Interview date: Week commencing 12 August 2024.

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East London Rape Crisis (Nia)

Nia is recruiting:

Counsellors x 2

Part-time, 14-24 hours per week.

In the role of Counsellor, you will provide one to one counselling and group therapy to survivors of sexual violence. You will work as part of a growing feminist Rape Crisis service that is developing to meet the needs of women and girls. Counselling is delivered face to face, online and via the phone. They are looking for highly organised and self-motivated women who are passionate about ending violence against women, girls and children. You will have a ‘can-do’ approach and demonstrable commitment to nia’s feminist approach to supporting women and their children to be safer and well.

Closing date: 10am on Wednesday 10 July 2024.

Interview date: Thursday 18 July 2024, Monday 22 July 2024 and Thursday 25 July 2024.

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Nottinghamshire Sexual Violence Support Services

Nottinghamshire is recruiting:

East Midlands Children and Young Peoples Sexual Assault Service (EMCYPSAS) Crisis Support Worker

Part-time/full-time, 30-40 hours per week

£25,988 per annum

The experienced Children and Young Person’s Crisis Support Worker will provide sensitive, client-centered, non–judgmental support to survivors, aged 17 and under, of sexual violence.  This will include providing advocacy support for clients during forensic medical examinations.

Closing date: Wednesday 31 July 2024.

Interview date: Thursday 8 and Friday 9 August 2024.

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Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (SARSAS)

SARSAS is recruiting:

Helpline Services Shift Supervisor

Part-time, 15 hours per week.

£26,743 pro rata.

In this role you will attend and supervise helpline services, including evenings, to ensure that SARSAS volunteers are supported and resourced to provide emotional support, reflective listening and signposting to survivors of sexual violence and abuse through our Helpline Services which include telephone, e-support (email) and live chat services.

Closing date: 12pm midnight on Sunday 14 July 2024.

Interview date: Monday 22 and Tuesday 23 July 2024.

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Student Placement Counsellors

Part-time, 6 hours per week.

For this role you will need to meet the following criteria - You will be a counselling or psychotherapy student in your second or third year of training. Your training will be accredited by a UK professional body such as BACP, HCPC, UKPC, and NCS. You will have an understanding of how rape and sexual abuse may impact our clients or previous experience working with victim-survivors of sexual violence. You will have experience working or volunteering within health care, mental health, domestic abuse, or substance misuse settings, or equivalent experience elsewhere. You will have a knowledge of safeguarding legislation and experience in following organisational safeguarding processes. It will also be useful for you to have had your own personal therapy. You will ideally have had experience of clinical supervision – group, peer or individual.

Closing date: 12pm midnight on Monday 29 July 2024.

Interview date: Wednesday 28 August to Friday 5 September 2024.

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Centre for Action on Rape and Abuse Essex (CARA)

CARA is recruiting:

Adult Practitioner

Part-time, 21-28 hours per week.

£30,151 - 32,020 pro-rata.

They are looking for an Adult Practitioner to join their team to provide specialist counselling and support to adults who have experienced rape, sexual violence or sexual abuse. The role includes mentoring sessional counsellors and activities to raise awareness of the impact of sexual violence amongst agencies and the wider community.

Closing date: Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.

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Young Persons Practitioner

Part-time, 21 hours per week.

£30,151 - 32,020 pro-rata.

They are looking for an Young Person's Practitioner to join their team, providing specialist counselling and support to young people (12-19) who have experienced rape, sexual violence or sexual abuse. The role will also provide occasional counselling and support to adult supporters and relatives, and there may also the potential to work with children under 12 if qualified to do so. The role includes wider responsibilities as a member of CARA’s staff team including acting as point of contact for sessional counsellors and activities to raise awareness of the impact of sexual violence amongst agencies and the wider community.

Closing date: Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.

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Volunteering opportunities

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