Interested in joining the SARSAS Team?

We are going through an exciting time of growth and restructure, which means we are hiring!

We are looking for passionate people that share our feminist ethos. So if you’d like to work for an organisation that believes & supports survivors of sexual violence, values diversity & inclusion and strives for attractive working conditions, We are currently recruiting for the following post;

SOMERSET SPECIALIST SUPPORT WORKER
£24, 692 per annum (pro rata)
24 hours per week
This is a temporary maternity leave post, to end no later than 15th January 2021
Based in the SARSAS Taunton Hub
Pension: 5%
Annual Leave: 27 days + Bank Holidays (pro rata)

Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (SARSAS) develop and deliver services for women and girls (16+) who have experienced sexual violence, at any point in their lives.

The post holder will be based in our Taunton hub, with travel around Somerset, and occasional travel to all SARSAS areas in Somerset and Avon.

We are seeking to recruit a part-time Specialist Support Worker to meet the support needs of survivors with complex needs and work alongside professionals to affect positive outcomes for SARSAS clients.

We are looking for an individual who is confident in working with women with complex needs and can effectively promote the rights of all survivors of any kind of sexual violence through trauma informed therapeutic services, liaison, advocacy and care co-ordination.

Role Objectives:

  • To use trauma informed support and psychoeducational tools, to enable women and girls to work towards safety & stabilisation, to access services and receive wrap-around trauma informed care plans.
  • For SARSAS Specialist Support clients, to be able to engage and inform their own ‘cope & recovery’ plan & access future therapeutic long-term support, such as counselling, if they wish.
  • To support group work activity in Somerset as and when it is needed.

SARSAS is an independent charity adhering to Rape Crisis (England and Wales) National Service Standards.

SARSAS strives to have attractive working conditions including flexible working hours, professional and personal development and support and supervision packages. Preference for working days – Monday and Tuesday + a day of your choice depending on suitability for SARSAS.

To apply for this role, please download and complete our SARSAS Application form and Equality & Diversity form.  You can also download the full Somerset Specialist Support Work Role Description .

If you have any questions, contact recruitment@sarsas.org.uk or ring our Bristol office on 0117 929 9556 and speak to Ruth Wood, Support Work Manager.

Closing Date: 5.00pm Monday 20th January 2020.
Interviews will be held in Taunton on Friday 31st January 2020.
Please ensure you are available in person for an interview on this date.
If you are successful in reaching interview stage, you will be contacted by 5.00p.m. Monday 27th January 2020. We regret that we are unable to contact unsuccessful applicants at this stage.
Preferred start date: At the earliest convenience.

FUNDRAISER

£25,000 (per annum pro-rata)

P/T 27.5 hours per week  (approx. 0.7 FTE)

Responsible to Head of Fundraising

Based in Bristol or Taunton Hub (some home working will be possible)

Pension:  5%            Annual leave: 27 days + bank hols (pro rata)

Permanent Contract

 

About You

We are seeking a Fundraiser to join our team who will be passionate about implementing the SARSAS fundraising strategy in relation to corporate, community and individual donors ensuring that SARSAS can continue to deliver support to meet the needs of those who have been raped and abused across Avon and Somerset.

You will be an ambitious and enthusiastic fundraising professional, who is flexible and target driven and has an ability to recognise new opportunities and develop existing relationships to deliver against our goals. You will have a great understanding of community and fundraising events and an ability to network with corporates and build relationships with supporters.

You’ll be excited by the opportunity to join SARSAS and to work in a varied and busy role within a collaborative and supportive environment.

To apply for this role, please read the FUNDRAISER Role Description  and download and complete the SARSAS Application form and Equality & Diversity form

Please send the completed application form and equality and diversity form to recruitment@sarsas.org.uk.  If you have any questions, please contact recruitment@sarsas.org.uk or ring our Bristol office on 0117 929 955.


Closing Date is 5.00pm on 20th January 2020.   Interviews will be held on Tuesday 28th January 2020.
Please ensure you are available in person for an interview on this date.

Want to talk?

Women and girls

0808 801 0456*

Mon & Fri 11am – 2pm,
Tue, Wed and Thu 6pm – 8:30pm

Men and boys

0808 801 0464*

Mon & Fri 11am – 2pm,
Tue 6pm – 8:30pm

What to expect when you call

*Self-defined gender identity. Trans and non-binary callers welcome.

Want to talk?

Women and girls

0808 801 0456*

Mon & Fri 11am – 2pm,
Tue, Wed and Thu 6pm – 8:30pm

Men and boys

0808 801 0464*

Mon & Fri 11am – 2pm,
Tue 6pm – 8:30pm

What to expect when you call

*Self-defined gender identity. Trans and non-binary callers welcome.

Listening, believing & supporting