Rape Crisis

VACANCIES AT RAPE CRISIS

Vacancies at Rape Crisis England & Wales

 

Rape Crisis England & Wales is recruiting to two exciting new posts

 

Deputy Head of Operations (37 hrs p/w)

£38,000 - £40,000 plus 3% pension contribution, based in Leeds

 

Responsible for the operational support for RCEW’s daily business including line management of staff, and will lead on income generation and fundraising.

 

Membership Engagement Lead (37 hrs p/w)

£30,000-34,000 plus 3% pension, can be based in either Leeds or London dependent on location of successful applicant

 

Responsible for RCEW membership support services and membership projects, membership engagement and service development.

 

Although ours is a national movement and we are a national charity, previous experience of working at a national level is not a requirement for either of these roles. Rape Crisis England & Wales values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from women of all backgrounds.

 

To apply, please request an application pack from recruitment@rapecrisis.org.uk

 

Closing date for applications is 9am Monday 5th November 2018.

 

Interviews will be held at our Leeds office on:

  • 14th November 2018 – Deputy Head of Operations
  • 15th November 2018 – Membership Engagement Lead

We require the post holders to be female - Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR), Schedule 9 (Work; Exceptions), Part 1 (Occupational Requirements), of the Equality Act (2010) applies. RCEW and local Rape Crisis Centres provide a women-only safe space in which women and children who have experienced sexual violence are supported and can access services.

 


Vacancies at our member Rape Crisis organisations

 

East London Rape Crisis (nia) is recruiting to the following posts:

 

Lead Counsellor 
21hrs/pw (working days: Monday, Tuesday & additional day 0.5 day)
Term Currently funded until March 2019 with a possibility of extension
Salary: £17,399- £18,599 (£29,000- £31,000 pro rata)


You will deliver one to one counselling to female survivors of sexual violence within a feminist framework. You will also work alongside the Counselling Manager to keep records, deal with referrals, supervise counsellors, review risk and manage waiting lists. This post will also involve supporting the East London Rape Crisis Management team to meet outcome and output targets and further develop the counselling service.


We’re looking for a highly organised and self-motivated woman who is passionate about ending male violence against women. You’ll have a ‘can-do’ approach and demonstrable commitment to nia’s feminist approach to supporting women and their children to be safer. You must be BACP or UKCP accredited and have experience of working with survivors of sexual violence. A qualification in therapeutic supervision and experience of delivering group work is desirable.


To apply please 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 administrator@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, 8th November 2018


The post is subject to an enhanced vetting and barring check and open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).

 

Young Women’s Advocate (Newham & Tower Hamlets)
35 hrs/pw
Term Currently funded until March 2019 with a possibility of extension
Salary: £ 24,000- 27,500 (inclusive of London weighting and dependant on relevant qualification)


We’re looking for a highly organised and self motivated woman who is passionate about supporting survivors of sexual violence. 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, please 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 administrator@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, 29th October 2018

Interview Date: 13th November 2018


The post is subject to an enhanced vetting and barring check and open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).

 

Independent Sexual Violence Advocate x 2
Job Ref: 18/28 - ISVA- covering 6 East London Boroughs
Job Ref: 18/29 ISVA- based in Newham
Hours: Full time: 35 hours per week
Term: Currently funded until March 2019; an extension is possible.
Salary: £24,000-£27,500 (inclusive of London weighting and dependant on qualification)

 

There are 2 positions currently being advertised. One position will focus on Newham. The second position will work across six East London Boroughs, namely, Barking & Dagenham, Hackney & City, Havering, Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest and Redbridge.
When completing your application, please indicate which position you are interested in or if you would like to be considered for both.


The ISVA provides proactive support and advocacy service to female survivors of sexual violence in and outside of the criminal justice system, across. In recognition of the diversity of languages spoken across East London we particularly welcome applications from women who can speak any of the following languages: Bengali, Gujarati, Urdu or Polish.


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 administrator@ 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: 12th November 2018
Interview date: 23rd November 2018


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 and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (SARSAS) is recruiting to the following post:

 

We have an exciting opportunity to join our passionate team of women working to support survivors of sexual violence.

 

SARSAS Counsellors

 

Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (SARSAS) are seeking to recruit part-time Counsellors to join our fantastic team across Somerset and Avon at locations including Somerset (Bridgwater and Glastonbury) and North Somerset (Weston Super Mare).

 

Counsellors will be employed on a salaried rate of £21 per hour (this is a fixed rate for all hours worked including counselling hours, admin hours and meetings).

 

There are number of hours available across various SARSAS sites.

 

Description

 

SARSAS is one of the largest and busiest Rape Crisis Centres in the South West working with over 1,400 survivors every year. We provide innovative and evidence based services to enable and empower survivors of any kind of sexual violence to rebuild and transform their lives. SARSAS is an independent charity adhering to Rape Crisis (England and Wales) National Service Standards and an organisational member of BACP.

 

Counsellors are needed to provide one to one time-limited therapy, promoting positive outcomes for adult women and young people (aged 13 and over) and should have significant experience and skills in working with survivors of trauma including young people.

 

We are recruiting fully qualified counsellors who are registered and ideally accredited or eligible for/working towards accreditation, with British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), UKCP or another professional recognised body.

 

Minimum hours will be negotiated and are likely to increase so we are looking for counsellors with flexible availability.

 

Counsellors will be employed by SARSAS, a feminist organisation which strives to have attractive working conditions, including flexible working hours, professional and personal development and support and supervision packages.

 

To apply:

 

For more information or to apply, download an application pack from our website or email recruitment@sarsas.org.uk

 

If you would like to speak to someone about this role please ring Bethan Fisher, Service Development Manager on 01823 324944.

 


Oxfordshire Sexual Abuse and Rape Crisis Centre (OSARCC) is recruiting to the following post:

 

Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA)

Hours: Full-time (37 hours per week)

Salary: £26,934 - £28,617 per annum depending on experience

Location: Oxford, with some travel in Oxfordshire

Contract type: Fixed term for 12 months with the possibility of extension

 

Are you an inspiring woman with experience of supporting women affected by sexual violence? We are recruiting an experienced worker to help deliver a new service providing ISVA support to students at the University of Oxford.

 

The successful candidate will have experience and knowledge of working within the violence against women sector including experience of providing direct face to face support with survivors, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will work within a multi-agency setting to provide a pro-active, service user led support survivors of both recent and historic abuse, within and outside of the criminal justice system, to support them in coping with and recovering from the experience of abuse.

 

We provide ongoing support, training, and development, 28 days annual leave a year (plus bank holidays) and flexible working arrangements.

 

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 recruitment@osarcc.org.uk or phone 01865 725311.

 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on the 12th October 2018.  

 


Women and Girls Network (West London Rape Crisis) is recruiting to the following post:

 

Navigator (Sexual Violence Services)

Female applicants only

 

Closing Date for Applications is 10am on Friday 19th October 2018

Interviews will take place on Monday 29th October 2018

 

Please visit www.wgn.org.uk/join-us/jobs to download an application pack.

 


Volunteering opportunities at our member Rape Crisis organisations

 

East London Rape Crisis (nia) is recruiting Volunteer Placement Counsellors

 

The East London Rape Crisis Counselling Service provides face to face counselling for women who have experienced recent or non-recent sexual violence. The service is available to women from the London boroughs of Redbridge, Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest, Havering, Barking and Dagenham and Newham.


Project aims:

The counselling service aims to provide women with space, safety and support to enable them to heal at their own pace. The counsellor will provide therapeutic support for up to one year to women who have experienced recent or non-recent sexual violence


Placement requirements
We are looking for counsellors who will commit to 3 hours per week for a year, for 12 months, and who are willing to work in any of the East London Boroughs

You will be required to attend fortnightly supervision provided by the counselling service and to carry out administration tasks to support the clinical work
You will be a member of BACP or UKCP and will have completed your initial Counselling qualification to Diploma level. You will be working towards accreditation or registration with some post-qualifying experience of working with survivors of gender based violence.
You will have a ‘can-do’ approach and demonstrable commitment to nia’s feminist approach to supporting women and their children.


Placement Counsellors for the East London Rape Crisis Service are open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1)


Placement Counsellors will be expected to have their own Professional Indemnity Insurance and ideally a current enhanced DBS check.


When completing the ELRC Counsellor Application form, please address the requirements of the Placement Counsellor Job specification and detailing whether enhanced DBS is held and details of Personal Indemnity insurance to revans@niaendingviolence.org.uk, or by post marked Private and Confidential to: Rachel Evans, the nia project, PO Box 58208, London N1 3XP


Closing date: 10am, 17 October 2018
Interview Date: 7 November 2018

 


Somerset & Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (SARSAS) has the following volunteer vacancies:

 

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. For more information and to apply, go to: https://www.sarsas.org.uk/volunteer/

 


Please also check with your local centre about their current vacancies or volunteering opportunities, contact details can be found here.