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We provide practical, emotional and therapeutic support to survivors of rape and sexual abuse, including women, men and young people aged 13 and over.

We are currently recruiting for:

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Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA)

Hours: Full-time 35 hours a week

Salary: £25,026 raising to £26,026 on successful completing of training probation and six month review 

Location: based in Guildford and Covering Surrey

Please note this post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010

ISVAs are survivor-focused advocates, who support survivors of recent and non-recent rape and sexual abuse to enable them to access the services they need in the aftermath of the abuse they have experienced. 

We are currently recruiting for an Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA), specialising in supporting survivors with mental health issues. 

Due to the nature of this role, the ISVA will have a reduced maximum number of clients to accommodate the engagement with other agencies and supporting a higher number of clients who have presented with complex mental health issues.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of working with clients who have mental health issues or attended relevant awareness training
  • Experience of working with survivors of rape and sexual abuse and an understanding of the variety of issues affecting survivors
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills and a proven ability to prioritise workload, including time management skills
  • Ability to work on your own and as part of a small team in a busy and challenging environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of child and vulnerable adult protection procedures and information sharing protocols
  • Full driving licence and car that can be utilised for work purposes.

Further Information:

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Closing date: 20th March 2020 12:00PM

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Communication and Engagement Manager Re-Advertisement 

Hours: Full-time 35 hours a week

Salary: £33,000 per annum 

Location: Guildford covering Surrey

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen in RASASC and we are now recruiting for a Communication and Engagement Manager.

Main purpose of role:    

To engage with key organisations in the community and oversee all external communications programmes to promote the services and raise the profile of RASASC.

Essential Experience

  • Two years’ experience working in a communication/marketing role
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to draft written materials for different media and target groups
  • Ability to work independently and a strong team player
  • Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with a diverse range of people
  • Ability to deal with information in a confidential manner
  • Highly organised with ability to prioritise a varied and demanding workload
  • Confident IT skills including social media and website management
  • Full, clean driving licence and car that can be utilised for work purposes

Closing on 12pm on Tuesday 14th April 

Further Information:

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Family Support Counsellor  (Wednesday Evening) 

Hours: Part time Wednesday evening  4pm-8pm

Location: Based in Guildford

Employment and Working Hours

  • 12-month contract (self-employed), possibility of extending subject to funding
  • £20 per hour for support sessions, meetings with Youth Counsellor and supervision and £15 per hour for administrative tasks 

Main purpose of role:  

The Family Support Counsellor works together with the Youth Counsellor who supports young people aged 13 – 24, male or female, who are survivors of rape and sexual abuse. The Family Support Counsellor’s role is to provide support, for family members of the young person being supported through our Youth Counselling Programme, through the provision of up to six family sessions.

Essential Skills: 

  • Over 100 hours of general counselling experience
  • Minimum of Diploma in Counselling
  • Awareness of safeguarding and child protection policies and procedure
  • To adhere to the BACP code of ethics

Closing date Monday 2nd March 2020 12.30pm

Further Information:

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Application Form

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