Contract Type: 
Fixed term
Part time
Application deadline: 
Monday, 12 July, 2021 - 12:00
Fixed Salary
Pro Rata
Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland


Funded until 31st March 2022 working from Northumberland bases 

Gross full time (37 hrs) £27,741.00 pro rata at 22 hours p/w

NJC pt 23

Female applicants only: Schedule 9 (paragraph 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies

We require an experienced female counsellor to join our growing counselling service. You must have experience of working with women and girls 13+ who are survivors of any form of sexual violence, at any time in their lives. You must be BACP or UKCP Accredited or be working towards accreditation. Experience of telephone or online counselling is desirable. The post would involve delivering face-to-face counselling in Northumberland covering a range of outreach bases.

The ability to work independently, manage a caseload, hold clear boundaries with clients and services and keep accurate client records is essential. We require someone with excellent communication and team working skills who can work within the spirit of RCTN’s values and ethos and adhere to Rape Crisis National Service Standards. The post requires the successful candidate to hold a full driving licence, have their own transport, work flexibly, with a mixture of home-working for all admin and non-face-to-face based tasks and building-based working for face-to-face counselling. The post may require some evening sessions.

Please note, there may some limited opportunities to deliver online/telephone from home.

Please see job description/person specifications

Deadline for applications is Monday 12th July 2021 at 12 noon. 

Interviews will be held on Monday 19th July 2021.

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