View current vacancies at Rape Crisis England & Wales and our member Rape Crisis Centres.
Rape Crisis England and Wales (RCEW)
There are currently no vacancies with Rape Crisis England and Wales.
Vacancies at our member Rape Crisis Centres
Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre Gloucestershire (GRASAC)
GRASAC are recruiting:
Community Engagement and Training Officer
Part time, 30 hours per week - £23,500 per annum, pro rata (fixed term contract for 12m)
The successful candidate for this role will:
- Provide training to professionals across the county.
- Provide training and support to existing and new volunteers.
- Lead on raising awareness campaigns.
- Proactively engage with secondary schools, to support the roll out of healthy sexual relationships and sexual consent resources with other team members.
It is expected that they will also hold a small caseload for 1-1 emotional support and to engage in external supervision, as well as engage with partner agencies across the county to promote the work of GRASAC.
Closing date: 8:00am on Thursday 1st October 2020
Somerset & Avon (SARSAS)
SARSAS are recruiting.
Counsellor for Women & Young People
Part time, £21 per hour (minimum hours contract to be agreed)
SARSAS are looking for Counsellors to join the team, providing specialist, time limited counselling across Somerset and South Gloucester, for adult women and young people age 13-18 years of age who have experienced any form of rape or sexual abuse at any point in their lives.
Closing date: Sunday 27th September 2020
Interviews will be held on 8th October 2020.
Coventry Rape Crisis & Sexual Abuse Centre (CRASAC)
CRASAC has received funding from the National Lottery and the Government to support their work amid the impact of COVID on services and are recruiting to the following posts to expand their award-winning team:
Full time, 37 hours per week - 25, 801 – £34,788 (dependent on experience)
This role will support the delivery of high quality, efficient services that meet client needs, supervising and developing the Counsellors and ensure performance can be evidenced to key stakeholders. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience of providing trauma focused counselling/therapeutic practices to a wide age range. You have a minimum qualification of Diploma Level 4 in Counselling / Psychotherapy or equivalent.
Full-time, 37 hours per week - £30,785 per annum (Fixed-term contract for 6 months to support us with our assessment waiting list)
This role involves carrying our comprehensive clinical assessments for survivors of sexual violence to assess suitability for counselling, with a small clinical caseload. The ideal candidate will possess a Diploma/Post graduate Diploma in Counselling/ Psychotherapy and 3 years post qualifying face to face experience, skilled in a wide range of therapeutic techniques for assessment, intervention and management of clients and have well-developed knowledge of counselling theory and practice.
Emotional Support Worker
Part-time, 20 hours a week - £24,313 per annum, pro rata. (Post initially for 12 months whilst we evaluate the service)
This role involves providing emotional support calls to clients on our waiting list for counselling, including symptom management techniques as well as support via our confidential Helpline to victims, survivors, their supporters, and professionals. The ideal candidate will have knowledge and understanding of the nature and impact of sexual violence and abuse, safeguarding and the importance of confidentiality in this area of work, as well as excellent communication skills, well organised and IT-literate.
Volunteer Counselling Coordinator
Part-time 22.5 to 30 hours a week (negotiable) - £31,371 per annum, pro rata.
Due to retirement we are also seeking someone to be responsible for the ongoing coordination of the volunteer counselling service, ensuring it is high quality and responsive to user needs. The ideal candidate will have experience of supervising volunteer counsellors.
Closing date for all posts: Midnight on Sunday 4th October 2020
Rape Crisis South London (RASASC)
RASASC are recruiting:
Independent Sexual Violence Advocate (ISVA)
Full time, 35 hours per week - £27,000 per annum (rising to £28,000 p.a. after probationary period)
The woman we are looking for should have experience of working in the Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) sector. Due to the nature of the particular role we are looking to fill, we are looking for somebody who is already working as an ISVA or in a similar position. 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.
Closing date: 10am on Friday 16th October 2020
Volunteering opportunities at our member Rape Crisis Centres
Women and Girls Network
Honorary Counsellors - (female applicants only)
Women and Girls Network (WGN) is a specialist organisation leading in developing and delivering innovative and effective services for women and girls who have experienced all forms of gender-based violence. We are seeking practitioners to join our outstanding therapeutic services and who will thrive in a multi-cultural feminist environment.
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 are now accepting applications on a continuous basis, for placements which are currently anticipated to start in October / November 2020.
We provide regular one to one and group supervision, access to accredited training courses and a continuous professional development programme, subject to satisfactory references and DBS checks.
Closing date: 5.00pm - Wednesday 30th September 2020
Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre North Wales (RASASC North Wales)
RASASC North Wales are recruiting for 1-2 new voluntary positions to join our current Board of Trustees. You may be an experienced trustee or wanting to take your first step at board level. We are a successful and growing charity that provides information, specialist support and therapy to anyone aged 3 and over who has experienced any kind of sexual abuse or violence, either recently or in the past. We also provide specialist support and therapy to partners and family members of those who have been affected by sexual abuse and violence.
Our new trustees will have skills in one or more of the following areas:
- Marketing and Profile Raising
- Legal Skills
- Business and Strategic Development, or
We are particularly keen to attract ex-service users of RASASC NW and to increase the diversity of our board in terms of attracting those from diverse backgrounds. For an application pack or an informal chat, please contact [email protected]
If you are looking for voluntary work with a Rape Crisis Centre in your local area, you can 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.