East London Rape Crisis Coordinator

East London Rape Crisis Coordinator

East London Rape Crisis Coordinator

nia has been delivering services to women, girls and children who have been subjected to sexual and domestic violence and abuse, including prostitution, 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 free, confidential specialist support for women and girls who have been raped or experienced any other form of sexual violence or abuse at any time in their lives, regardless of whether they have reported to the police. We offer confidential and independent support. Services include Advocacy, emotional and practical support, one-to-one counselling and group work.

We are seeking to recruit to the following post:

Job Title: East London Rape Crisis Coordinator
Job Ref: nia 59
Hours: 35 hours per week, including 1 x evening per week and occasional Saturday mornings
Salary: £31,000- £34,000 dependent on experience and qualification

The post is currently funded until March 2022 (an extension is possible).

The ELRC Coordinator is responsible for managing activities to ensure provision of and access to high quality support services to women and girls who have experienced sexual and domestic violence and abuse.

The main responsibilities of the post are:

  • Recruitment, training, development and management of volunteers
  • Managing and developing East London Rape Crisis Information & Support Line and case work service for women and girls affected by sexual violence

We’re looking for a highly organised and self-motivated woman who is passionate about ending violence against women. You’ll have a ‘can-do’ approach and demonstrable commitment to nia’s feminist approach to supporting women and girls. This is an ideal opportunity for a woman looking to move into her first management role. You will need to be able to work Tuesday or Wednesday evenings until 8:30pm on a weekly basis and Saturday mornings on a rota (approximately every 5 weeks). As the Coordinator of the service a degree of flexibility in covering additional weekday evenings and Saturday morning shifts is required.

Closing Date: 10am, 3rd December 2021
Interview dates: 10th December

You can apply by:

  • Submitting your application via the online form below,
  • Emailing your completed application to: administrator@niaendingviolence.org.uk,
  • Posting your application in a sealed envelope marked “Private & Confidential” to Rachel Evans, nia, P.O Box 58203, London, N1 3XP.
CVs will not be accepted
We select candidates for interview by comparing the experience, skills and attributes that you demonstrate to those we have identified in the person specification in the job profile. We also want women who show that they have thought seriously about what we’re looking for in the potential post-holder and the commitment that we required. Therefore, we will not be able to shortlist you on the basis of a C.V.
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.

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Hours: 35 hours / week
Term: Currently funded until March 2022
Location: Across East London

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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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