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Location: Office base Islington travel, will be required across North and Central London boroughs including Barnet, Enfield, Camden, Haringey and Islington


Salary: £31,500 – £34,500


Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contract: Fixed Term Contract March 2022


Job Reference: SWA3137


Closing Date: 13th August 2021

Interview Date: 25th August 2021


Solace Women’s Aid is an innovative, exciting, grassroots charity working across London. Our purpose is to bring to an end the harm done through domestic and sexual violence to all survivors, and in particular women and children. Our work is holistic and empowering, working alongside survivors to achieve independent lives free from abuse.


You will be joining a team of committed and inspiring individuals whose dedication has saved the lives of thousands of women, men and children in the capital. We are looking for friendly and diligent individuals to join our services and help us make a difference.


About the Service

North London Rape Crisis offers range of services to women age 13 + who are experiencing or have experienced any form of sexual violence in their lives. We offer a safe and non-judgmental space to women living, working or studying across London boroughs of Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea, Camden, Islington, Haringey, Barnet and Enfield.

Our expert team provides helpline support, advocacy (ISVA) support including specialised ISVA for women with complex needs. We also provide one to one and group counselling to survivors as well as short term one to one counselling support to survivor’s family and friends. It is an inclusive service and support all ages, disabilities, sexualities, gender identities including non-binary, ethnicities and religions.

The service will be open 9.00am to 5.00 pm however, appointments can be arranged outside of these if required.


About the Role

The Counselling Services Co-ordinator will work in partnership with the other NLRC services to provide effective leadership and management of specialist sexual violence counselling services. The Co-ordinator will also manage the Safeguarding Hub.

The Counselling Services Co-ordinator will provide direct line management to 2 administrative assistants and work in partnership with them to ensure that services are facilitated efficiently and in line with trauma informed practice.


About you

The ideal candidate will have experience of supporting women affected by sexual violence with multiple disadvantages and complex needs. You will have management experience and understand the complexity of trauma on women that have experienced sexual violence. It will be desirable if you have a clinical background but not essential.


Solace Women’s Aid values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.


This service is run by women for women and is therefore restricted to women applicants under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, and Part 1. Section 7(2) e of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 apply. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.


An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role.

Unfortunately we do not accept CVs and request no contact from recruitment agencies.


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