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Interested in joining the SARSAS Team?

We are currently recruiting for 4 new positions in our Bristol office.

Group Facilitator and Advocate for Women with Learning Disabilities
3 hours per session at least 4 times per year
£20 per hour
Based in Central Bristol

Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (SARSAS) receives funding to deliver services for survivors who have experienced sexual violence/abuse at any point in their lives across Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BANES, Somerset and North Somerset.

We are seeking to recruit an experienced Advocate to facilitate a consultation and advisory group of women with learning disabilities to inform the development and improvements of our specialist services.

The successful candidate will have relevant skills and experience, including building positive and empathic relationships with people with learning disabilities, supporting people with learning disabilities around sensitive topics and facilitating a group to ensure everyone has the opportunity to get their voice heard.

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

This work has been supported by The 3 Guineas Trust

For more information, contact info@sarsas.org.uk or download an application pack here:

LD Group Facilitator and Advocate Introductory Letter

LD Group Facilitator and Advocate Job Description

LD Group Facilitator and Advocate Application Form

SARSAS Equality Diversity Monitoring Form

Please specify you are interested in applying for the Advocate post.

Closing Date: 9am Monday 3rd July 2017

Interviews will be held in Central Bristol in a fully accessible venue on Tuesday 25thJuly 2017

First group to be facilitated by the successful candidate: Tuesday 15thAugust 10am –1pm and then a negotiated Tuesday morning every 3 months in the future

SARSAS are committed to safeguarding all our service users and enhanced DBS checks will be required by all employees.

Because of the nature of the post it is only open to female applicants and is exempt under Schedule 9 Part 1 Equalities Act 2010. The successful applicant will be subject to a Criminal Records Bureau check.

Charity Registered in England No. 1126682   Company No 6738639

Finance Assistant
7.5 hours per week
£20,673+ 5% pension contributions (pro rata)
Based in Central Bristol

Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (SARSAS) receives funding to deliver services for survivors who have experienced sexual abuse or violence at any point in their lives across Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BANES, Somerset and North Somerset.

We are seeking to recruit an experienced Finance Assistant to join our small team. The Finance Assistant is a key role within SARSAS. The post holder will provide support to the Finance manager with financial processes, to help with the smooth running of our Rape Crisis Centre and its services.

This post is for 7.5 hours per week.

The successful candidate will have relevant skills and experience, including accurate and efficient data entry. She will also have strong organisational skills, be friendly and discreet, and able to adapt to the changing demands of the role and the needs of SARSAS as a whole. Responsibilities will include providing support to the Finance Manager, administering financial systems, spreadsheets and inputting data.

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

SARSAS strives to have attractive working conditionsincluding flexible working hours, professional and personal development, and support and supervision packages.

For more information, contact info@sarsas.org.uk or download an application pack here:

Finance Assistant Introductory Letter

Finance Assistant Job Description

Finance Assistant Application Form

SARSAS Equality Diversity Monitoring Form

Please specify you are interested in applying for the Finance Assistant post.

Closing Date: 9am Monday 10th July

Interviews will be held in Central Bristol in a fully accessible venue on Monday 17thJuly

SARSAS are committed to safeguarding all our service users and enhanced DBS checks will be required by all employees.

Because of the nature of the post it is only open to female applicants and is exempt under Schedule 9 Part 1 Equalities Act 2010. The successful applicant will be subject to a Criminal Records Bureau check.

Charity Registered in England No. 1126682   Company No 6738639

Somerset Specialist Support Worker for Young People (13-18yrs)

£23,973 Pro Rata  21.5 hours per week

3 year contract

Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (SARSAS) will be working in partnership with Barnardo’s and Somerset Public Health to deliver a brand new service to children and young people in Somerset who have experienced any kind of sexual abuse.

We are seeking to recruit a part time Specialist Support Worker for 21.5 hours to join a team to meet the support needs of 13 – 18 year olds, their families and carers and work alongside professionals to support them to affect positive outcomes for young people.

The post holder will be based with a new integrated team in Taunton managed by Barnardo’s and will manage a small caseload of young people, develop and deliver training to professionals and support the delivery of group work.

We are looking for an individual who can effectively empower and promote the rights of young survivors through trauma informed therapeutic services, liaison and advocacy.

SARSAS is an independent charity adhering to Rape Crisis (England and Wales) National Service Standards.  This post is funded by Somerset Public Health.

The post holder will be employed under the terms and conditions of SARSAS but will be based within a team managed by Barnardo’s and based in a Taunton office.

For more information contact info@sarsas.org.uk, ring our Taunton office 01823 324 944, Bristol office on 0117 929 9556 or download an application pack here:

Specialist Support Worker Somerset YP Introductory Letter

Specialist Support Worker YP Somerset Job Description

Specialist Support Worker Somerset YP Application Form

SARSAS Equality Diversity Monitoring Form

Please specify you are interested in applying for the Specialist Support Worker post.

SARSAS operate an equal opportunities policy, and are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. Any appointment will be subject to successful DBS clearance and satisfactory references.

Closing Date: 9am Monday 10th July 2017

Interviews will be held in Taunton on Tuesday  25th July. Candidates should ensure they are available for an interview on this date.The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).

SARSAS values diversity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community, especially from minority groups/groups with a protected characteristic such as BME, who are currently under-represented at SARSAS. We are able to offer flexible working hours.

Charity Registered in England No. 1126682   Company No 6738639

Clerk to the Board of Trustees
4 hours per month with some flexibility
£10 – 13 per hour depending on qualifications and experience
Based in Central Bristol

Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (SARSAS) receive funding to deliver services for survivors who have experienced sexual violence/abuse at any point in their lives across Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BANES, Somerset and North Somerset.

The Clerk to the Board holds a key role in the governance of the organisation and is accountable to the Trustees, working effectively with the Chair of Trustees, the Director, staff and volunteers.

Responsibilities of the Clerk include:

  • preparing agendas and collating associated papers for the Board of Trustees and trustee meetings;
  • working with the chair to create a calendar for the board of trustees;
  • taking clear and accurate minutes and distributing minutes;
  • offering procedural guidance and following up actions as required by the Director/Chair Person.

The workload is variable so having some flexibility will be required. The Board meets bi-monthly during the evenings (generally 6.00-8.30pm) and it is expected that the Clerk would attend every meeting as well as some negotiated day meetings with the Director or Chair.

We ask for those interested to be competent in the use of IT, email and using the internet. It would also be an advantage to have an interest in supporting women and girls who have experienced sexual violence and be able to deal with all matters confidentially.

We encourage anyone interested to arrange to come and meet the Director of SARSAS to discuss the role. Please phone us to make an appointment on 0117 929 9556

SARSAS operate an equal opportunities policy, and are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. Any appointment will be subject to successful DBS clearance and satisfactory references.

How to Apply:

Please submit a CV together (with two references) and a letter to the Director outlining why you believe your skills and experience meet the requirements of the role.

SARSASis an independent charity adhering to Rape Crisis (England and Wales) National Service

Standards.

For more information contact rowanmiller@sarsas.org.uk or download the application pack here:

Clerk to the Board of Trustees Job Description

SARSAS Equality Diversity Monitoring Form

Please specify you are interested in applying for the Clerk post.

Closing Date: 12 noon Friday 10th July 2017

Interviews will be held in Central Bristol in a fully accessible building by arrangement in July 2017

Because of the nature of the post it is only open to female applicants and is exempt under Schedule 9 Part 1 Equalities Act 2010. The successful applicant will be subject to a Criminal Records Bureau check.

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0808 801 0456

Monday & Friday
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Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 6.00pm – 8:30pm

Men and boys

0808 801 0464

Monday 11.00am – 2.00pm
Tuesday 6.00pm – 8:30pm

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