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 currently no vacancies with Rape Crisis England & Wales.
Vacancies at our member Rape Crisis Centres
Coventry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre (CRASAC) is recruiting to the following posts:
Chief Executive Officer
Salary: £50,500 Per annum
Hours of Work: 37 hours
The Chief Executive is responsible to the Chair and the Board for representing, developing and promoting the interests of CRASAC. This includes the development and delivery of the Strategic/Business Plan, oversight and responsibility for all activities, functions and culture of the organisation, in support of the objectives and policies approved by the Board to ensure that the organisation discharges it constitutional and legal obligations.
To promote CRASAC’s vision and values ensuring they are realised in all activities and services. Ensure that the needs of all survivors of sexual violence are represented and central in local, regional and national multi-agency strategic work. To build and develop key strategic partnerships with other organisations and sectors to ensure CRASAC’s vision and values are met and commissioning strategies are effective.
Closing date: 3rd May 2019
Outreach Worker (BAMER)
Salary: £24,174 FTE
Hours: 30 hrs per week (including evening and weekend work when needed)
As Outreach Worker, it will be your job to enable victims and survivors from black and minority ethnic groups, who have or are still experiencing sexual violence or abuse, to have access to appropriate support, advocacy, information and justice. To build knowledge and understanding of sexual violence across Coventry’s communities to actively reduce the prevalence of sexual violence, abuse and inequalities.
Closing date: 3rd May 2019
Rape Crisis Tyneside & Northumberland is recruiting a Deputy CEO
We are looking for a woman who has experience at management level of leadership in the voluntary or public sector. We are looking for someone who has experience of recruiting, training and line managing staff/volunteers, excellent interpersonal, organisational and time management skills and the ability to motivate others are essential. This role will provide a strong visible and consistent office presence in our Newcastle based office.
Closing date: 3rd May 2019
East London Rape Crisis (nia) is recruiting an Exiting Prostitution Advocate
nia has been delivering services to women, girls and children who have experienced domestic and sexual violence since 1975. The organisation has three main aims: to provide services for women, girls and children who have experienced men’s violence; contributing to ending male violence against women and girls, and to inform and influence policy and public awareness.
East London Exiting Advocacy (ELEA) is a new specialist, service providing a range of support to women involved in prostitution and specifically to women seeking to exit prostitution. This involves one-to-one advocacy/support, group workshops and night-time outreach services.
We are seeking to recruit to the following post:
Job Title: Exiting Prostitution Advocate
Hours: 35 (including evening and night-time)
Salary: £25-000- £28,500 (dependent on qualification & experience)
This is an exciting new post focussing on supporting women to exit prostitution. The post will involve evening and night time working to ensure that the service is accessible to women who are currently involved in prostitution.
We are looking for a highly organised and self- motivated woman who is passionate about ending male violence against women and girls. You’ll have a ‘can-do’ approach and demonstrable commitment to nia’s feminist approach to supporting women and their children to be safer.
To apply visit our website www.niaendingviolence.org.uk and download a job profile and application pack. CV’s will not be accepted. Applications can be returned via email to [email protected] niaendingviolence.org.uk or by post in a sealed envelope marked “Private & Confidential” to Rachel Evans, nia, P.O Box 58203, London, N1 3XP.
Closing Date: 10am, 22nd April 2019
Interview date: TBC
The post is subject to an enhanced vetting and barring check and open to women only. Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR), Schedule 9 (Work; Exceptions), Part 1 (Occupational Requirements), of the Equality Act (2010) applies.
Somerset & Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (SARSAS) is recruiting a Support Worker for Women with Learning Disabilities
£25,930 per annum (pro rata)
22.5 hours per week
Fixed term until 2021 (extensions subject to funding)
Based in Bristol
Annual leave: 27 days + bank hols (pro rata)
We are seeking to recruit a part time Specialist Service Development Support Worker to drive the project forward and affect positive outcomes for women in Bristol and surrounding areas.
The post holder will be based in our Bristol hub, with some travel around Avon and Somerset.
You will be responsible for project development which includes the development of a Tool Kit for professionals working with women with learning disabilities; developing resources for survivors with learning disabilities; running workshops for professionals; attending events and promotional work within a multi-agency remit and facilitating a celebration event on behalf of SARSAS in 2021. You will also work directly with female survivors that have a learning disability including; leading group work and one-to-one support work for female survivors with a learning disability.
We are looking for an individual who enjoys development work and can effectively promote the rights of all survivors of any kind of sexual violence through trauma informed therapeutic services, liaison, advocacy and care co-ordination.
SARSAS is an independent charity adhering to Rape Crisis (England and Wales) National Service Standards. This post is funded by The 3 Guineas Trust
SARSAS strives to have attractive working conditions including flexible working hours, professional and personal development and support and supervision packages.
Preference for working days – Mon, Tues and Weds with flexible hours.
If you have any questions, contact [email protected] or ring the Bristol office on 0117 929 9556 and speak to Ruth Wood, Service Development Manager.
Closing Date: Friday 5th April 10am
Interviews will be held in: Bristol on 26th April 2019. Please ensure you are available in person for an interview on this date. If you are successful in reaching interview stage, you will be contacted by Friday 12th April 2019. We regret that we are unable to contact unsuccessful applicants at this stage.
Preferred start date: 1st May 2019
SARSAS values diversity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community; especially from minority groups/groups with a protected characteristic such as BME, who are currently under-represented at SARSAS. SARSAS are a Disability Confident Committed Employer. Our current premises are wheelchair accessible.
*The post is subject to an enhanced DBS (CRB) check and open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).
Oxfordshire Sexual Abuse and Rape Crisis Centre (OSARCC) is recruiting a Girls & Young Women Empowerment Worker (Young women and girls project)
Salary: 5c £24,578 - £26,260 per annum
37 hours per week, based in Oxford with travel around Oxfordshire
Fixed term contract for 1 year with possibility of extension
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 you will help us ensure that 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 (funded until September 2020) which aims to provide holistic support to young women and girls who have experienced sexual violence. The project will work collaboratively with local partner agencies, expanding the local provision to young women and girls across Oxfordshire. The empowerment workers will therefore be expected to work with the Project Coordinator to enable the expansion of the project, focussing on online support and community based support. As this is a new project, you will need to be flexible and responsive, willing to vary your role and approach as the project takes shape.
Regular evening and weekend work will be required as will travel within Oxfordshire.
This role is subject to a six month probationary period. The post holder will be eligible for 28 days annual leave per annum, plus bank holidays and a 5% pension contribution. OSARCC offers flexible working.
For an informal conversation about the role, or an application pack please email [email protected] or phone 01865 725311.
The deadline for applications is 5pm 3rd May 2019.
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.
Volunteering Vacancies at our member Rape Crisis Centres
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.