Counselling Manager, East London Rape Crisis

Counselling Manager, East London Rape Crisis

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 Rape Crisis provides confidential specialist support to women and girls who have experienced sexual violence, including rape and childhood sexual abuse. Our services include: an Information and Support line, Advocacy and Counselling services.

nia is an approved member of Rape Crisis England and Wales, an umbrella organisation supporting Rape Crisis Centres across the country. Rape Crisis is completely independent of the government and the criminal justice system.

We are looking for an exceptional woman to lead our counselling team. Ideally you will have counselling/therapeutic experience with women and girls and/or experience of managing services for women and girls who have experienced male violence.

Closing Date: 10am, 4th March 2020
Interview date: 12th March 2020

CV’s will not be accepted.

Ways to apply;

  • Online via the form below
  • By email to: [email protected]
  • By post in a sealed envelope marked “Private & Confidential” to Rachel Evans, nia, P.O Box 58203, London, N1 3XP.


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.

Salary: Qualified Counsellor: £28,800- £30,400 (£36,000- £38,000 pro rata): Non-Counsellor: £26,399- £27,999 (£33,000-£35,000 pro rata)

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Our quality marks

Rape Crisis national service standards - Rape Crisis professionally approved
Advice Quality Standard
Safe Lives Leading Lights 2019 accreditation
Women's Aid national standard of quality 2018
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