Current job vacancies and volunteering opportunities at Rape Crisis England & Wales and its member Rape Crisis Centres.
Vacancies at Rape Crisis England & Wales
There are no current job vacancies at Rape Crisis England & Wales
Vacancies at our member Rape Crisis Centres
West London Rape Crisis (Women & Girls Network) is holding a recruitment open day on 29th January
Women and Girls Network (WGN) is a specialist charity which has been supporting women and girls affected by all forms of gender-based violence for over 30 years. Our innovative pan-London services promote total and sustainable recovery, supporting women and girls who have survived so they can thrive.
We currently have a number of exciting employment, freelance and volunteering opportunities available now and in the near future.
If you’re a woman who would like to discover more about WGN’s work, meet with members of our team and find out about the different ways you can join us, please come along for an informal chat and refreshments at our recruitment open evening between 5-8pm on Tuesday 29th January 2019.
If you would like to attend, please let us know by making a booking here and then come along to meet with us between 5-8pm on Tuesday 29th January.
South London Rape Crisis (RASASC) is recruiting an Independent Sexual Violence Advocate (ISVA)
RASASC was set up in 1985. We are a feminist all woman independent organisation based in Croydon providing specialist and confidential support services to female survivors of sexual violence from age 5 who live in any borough in South London. We are a member of Rape Crisis (England and Wales) and adhere to their national occupational standards and a British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Accredited Counselling Centre. Our ethos is to offer survivors a professional, and specialist service dedicated to the healing and empowerment of survivors of sexual violence in an environment of empowerment, trust and compassion.
The woman we are looking for should have experience of working in the VAWG or Criminal Justice Sector. Ideally you should be a qualified ISVA, however full training and line management will be provided. You will hold a case load based on your experience and will work solely with women and girls over 12 who are thinking of reporting to the police, or who have already reported to the police. Your role will be to provide these survivors with a mix of emotional, practical and factual support so they are able to make informed decisions that are right for them. In addition to this you will work with criminal justice agencies to advocate for your client’s needs; and signpost clients to appropriate agencies for their individual needs.
For an information pack, please email: email@example.com or call 0208 683 3311
Deadline for applications: 8th February 2019
Interviews: Week beginning 18th February 2019
Start date for successful applicant: 29th April 2019
West London Rape Crisis (Women & Girls Network) is recruiting a Team Leader - Advice and Gateway Services
Women and Girls Network (WGN) is looking for an experienced and innovative practitioner to lead the delivery and development of our Advice and Gateway services, coordinating and overseeing the day to day work of team members.
The Team Leader is a new and exciting position and the post holder will be a key member of the Advice and Gateway services. The Team Leader will maintain and enhance a supportive, collaborative and productive working environment ensuring the provision of high level survivor-led, trauma-informed support services for survivors of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG). The Team Leader will provide leadership, guidance and support and share and promote best practice interventions.
Service development and promotion will be another pivotal part of the role. This will include identifying gaps in service provision, creating opportunities for service development and innovation, whilst ensuring both services are well promoted and effective partnership working continues and develops.
This is a fast-paced role, delivered through an intersectional feminist framework, offering a unique opportunity for a highly skilled, inspirational and dynamic practitioner to play a pivotal role in leading, developing and shaping of two innovative services, which aim to improve responses, access and support for survivors of VAWG in London.
If you have the right skills and experience to take a central role within our highly successful Advice and Gateway services we would love to hear from you.
WGN’s employee benefits include: 3% pension contribution, generous annual leave entitlement, support and supervision, access to CPD training & an Employee Assistance Programme. This role is funded by MOPAC and the Home Office.
Completed applications should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or post to Human Resources, WGN, PO Box 13095, London W14 0FE (ensuring they arrive by the deadline).
Closing Date for Applications: 10am on Monday 4th February 2019 Interviews: Tuesday 12th February 2019
Please note if you have not received a response to your application within 4 weeks of the closing date you can unfortunately assume your application has not been successful on this occasion. All posts are subject to satisfactory references and Enhanced DBS checks. WGN is an equal opportunities employer. The above post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1.
Oxfordshire Sexual Abuse and Rape Crisis Centre (OSARCC) is recruiting an Empowerment Worker
Empowerment Worker (Full Time)
Salary: Band 5c £25,064 to £26,780 per annum depending on experience
Are you an inspiring woman with experience of working with girls and young women? We are recruiting an experienced Empowerment Worker to help develop OSARCC’s next stage of growth, expanding our Support, Empower, Educate (SEE) services to young women and girls aged 14 – 18, to enable us to increase the reach of our support, education, and preventative work. You will have experience of delivering outcomes based support, and working within an empowerment model to ensure young women and girls can access the support required. With experience of delivering face-to-face support services to young people, you will help us ensure that young women and girls are engaged through the project development and that their voices directly inform service development. You will have a strong commitment to working within a feminist collective ethos, in the violence against women and girls sector.
The SEE project is a Big Lottery funded project which aims to provide holistic support to young women and girls who have experienced sexual violence. The project works collaboratively with local partner agencies, expanding the local provision to young women and girls across Oxfordshire. The project worker will therefore be expected to work with the Project Coordinator to enable the expansion of the project as appropriate.
This role is subject to receiving Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks and to a six month probationary period.
OSARCC is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from candidates from all minority groups. This post is open to women only and is exempt under schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.
For an informal conversation about the role, or an application pack please email email@example.com or phone 01865 725311.
The deadline for applications is 5pm on the 18th January 2019.
West London Rape Crisis (Women & Girls Network) has the following vacancies.
Navigator (Sexual Violence Services) -Female Applicants Only
£25,500-£27,500 per annum
35 hours per week (full-time)
Fixed-Term until March 2020
This post is based in Ealing (and includes travel across London)
Closing Date for Applications: 10am on Wednesday 30th January 2019
Interviews: To be held on Monday 11th February 2019
Volunteering Vacancies at our member Rape Crisis Centres
Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland are looking for a Chairwoman
The board are now seeking to recruit a new Chairwoman to support the continued ambition of the charity in changing the lives of more women and girls.
The Chair will engage a motivated and collaborative board and support the board and Senior Management Team in delivering our strategic objectives and feminist ethos. They will bring experience of charity governance and be credible in their relationships with external stakeholders. Previous experience as a Chair would be preferable but is not essential.
Closing Date: 8 February 2019
Interview Dates: 26 and 28 February 2019 (late afternoon/evening)
West London Rape Crisis (Women & Girls Network) is recruiting to the following voluntary posts:
We seek practitioners for our outstanding therapeutic services across London, who will thrive in a multi-cultural feminist environment.
We offer a unique development opportunity for Honorary Counsellors in this specialist field. As well as the opportunity to make a difference to survivor’s lives, Honorary Counsellors gain valuable experience within London’s violence against women and girls sector and join a team of committed and passionate women supporting survivors and working hard to end gender-based violence. We provide regular one to one and group supervision, access to accredited training courses and a continuous professional development programme.
The deadline for applications is: 10am on Wednesday 27th March 2019
Interviews will be held on: 15th and 16th April 2019
Advice and Helpline Volunteers (Female Applicants only)
Are you passionate about issues relating to gender inequality and ending violence against women and girls?
If so, come and volunteer for Women and Girls Network’s Advice and Helpline Services!
Women and Girls Network (WGN) is a London based, feminist, women-only organisation; offering specialist wrap-around support for survivors of all forms of Violence Against Women and Girls.
We are seeking Advice & Helplines Volunteers (AHV) who will thrive in a multi-cultural feminist environment. In this unique role, you will act as the first point of contact; providing advice & support for women, girls and professionals who call our Advice Line and Helpline.
In this inspiring and fulfilling role, you will make a difference to survivor’s lives, as well as gain practical experience in advice & support work within London’s Violence Against Women and Girls sector.
We provide a comprehensive induction programme, ongoing support and access to specialist accredited training courses.
We are particularly seeking women who have availability to volunteer for daytime shifts.
For further information about this opportunity and to download the selection pack please visit www.wgn.org.uk/join-us/volunteering
Closing date for applications: 10am on Monday 28th January 2019
Interview date: Thursday 14th February 2019
Induction training dates: Daytime on 11/03/2019, 12/03/2019, 16/03/2019, 23/03/2019 & 06/04/2019 and evenings on 08/04/2019, 15/04/2019 & 29/04/2019
The above post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1.
Somerset & Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (SARSAS): Fundraising Volunteer Opportunities
We are looking for passionate and committed people who can work alongside our Fundraising and Events Manager to set up events that raise our profile and generate vital funds to support our services. We are looking for people who have good communication and organisational skills and want to make a difference to those affected by sexual violence at any time of their lives. SARSAS values diversity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.
We are recruiting:
Volunteer Fundraising Ambassadors who can help to both raise vital funds and raise awareness for our cause. Our Volunteer Fundraising Ambassadors play a key role in representing SARSAS at local events and functions, speaking with passion about our work and the importance of fundraising to deliver our services.
Volunteer Fundraisers who would like to be part of a fast growing and vibrant organisation and who are passionate about raising funds for our cause. Our Volunteer Fundraisers will help plan and deliver exciting and varied fundraising events, from arts and craft sales to zip slides and anything in-between.
Now is an exciting time to be joining our growing organisation.