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INDEPENDENT SEXUAL VIOLENCE ADVOCATE (ISVA)

We are looking for a full-time Independent Sexual Violence Advocate (ISVA) to work in our advocacy team, providing support to survivors who are thinking about reporting to the police, or have reported.

The woman we are looking for should have experience of working in the VAWG or Criminal Justice Sector. Ideally you would be a qualified ISVA, but 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 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 clients’ needs, as well as signposting clients to appropriate agencies for their individual needs.

Deadline for applications: 1st March 2019
Interviews: Week beginning 11th March 2019
Start date for successful applicant: 7th May 2019

Download the application pack:

ISVA Job Description
ISVA Person Specification
ISVA Application Form
Equal Opportunities Statement
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
ISVA Job Summary
ISVA Profile
RASASC Profile

For further information please email: admin@rasasc.org.uk or call 0208 683 3311.

NATIONAL HELPLINE COORDINATOR

We are looking for a full-time helpline coordinator to join our passionate all woman organisation to lead a team of Helpline volunteers and manage the day to day operation of the Helpline, provide statistics to funders and bring innovation to the Helpline.

An excellent understanding of sexual violence within a framework of violence against women and girls (although training will be given), along with the ability to represent the organisation to outside agencies, assist in the recruitment and accredited training of volunteers, monitor and evaluate the Helpline, liaise with other departments in our organisation and commitment to the movement that is Rape Crisis are essential.

Excellent organisational and leadership skills as well as being efficient are key. Empathy and ability to work on the Helpline on occasions, as well as a firm belief that violence against women and girls can be ended are crucial.

Deadline for applications: 22nd March 2019

For further information and to request an application pack please email: admin@rasasc.org.uk or call 0208 683 3311.

CLINICAL SUPERVISOR

We are often looking for experienced counsellors & qualified clinical supervisors to join our well established team working with women who have survived sexual violence. To apply you will need to have:

  • Diploma in counselling Supervision with, or working towards accreditation
  • A minimum of two years post qualification experience
  • Experience of working with survivors of sexual violence
  • Availability to work at least one early evening a week.

Accredited Sexual Violence training, developed by Rape Crisis is provided. CPD is given four times a year (funding permitting).  Bi-lingual counsellors are most welcome.   If you enjoy working in a committed team of women please call or email us for further information.

admin@rasasc.org.uk or 0208 683 3311

VOLUNTEER WITH US

NATIONAL RAPE CRISIS HELPLINE

“Volunteering at Rape Crisis South London has been the best thing I’ve ever done”

If you feel you have an open mind and can listen, are empathic and pragmatic and have the time and enthusiasm to make a commitment to volunteering with us for at least one year, please email Rosa to be forwarded an application pack with full position details.

We will provide you with free accredited training from the London Open College Network. The training and helpline provision all takes place in our Croydon Centre in South London.

We particularly welcome applications from women who are able to volunteer on weekends, and women who are bi-lingual.

Closing Date: 25th January 2019

COUNSELLORS 

We are often looking for volunteer counsellors in their second year of training or newly qualified for supervised placements.

If you enjoy working in a committed team of women please call or email us for further information.

admin@rasasc.org.uk or 0208 683 3311

ADMINISTRATION

We have a range of volunteer opportunities from assisting with campaigning, to general office administration. To enquire please contact info@rasasc.org.uk, stating your skills and experience, the amount of hours per week you are able to volunteer and the area you wish to volunteer in. We will get in touch if we have an opportunity for you.

RASASC is committed to promoting equality and diversity. Applications are welcomed from all sections of the community. Applications will be accepted from women only under Schedule 9, part 1 of the Equality Act 2010

 

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