Recruitment 2018-01-11T15:34:06+00:00

Interested in joining the SARSAS Team?

We are recruiting!

Chief Executive Officer

£40,000 plus 5% pension 37 hours per week

Based in Bristol with regular working in Taunton

Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (SARSAS) is one of the largest and busiest Rape Crisis centres in the South West working with over 1,400 survivors every year. We provide innovative and evidence based services to enable and empower survivors of any kind of sexual violence to rebuild and transform their lives.

The Chief Executive Officer role will be crucial to leading this exciting and forward thinking organisation into its next stage of development. We are looking for a highly skilled, motivated, creative and dynamic woman with exceptional leadership qualities, who is passionate about making a significant difference to the lives of survivors of rape and sexual abuse.

As CEO you will work closely with a strong, supportive and confident Board of Trustees to drive forward the strategic plan for SARSAS and maintain excellent governance.

You will lead an exceptional team of women focused on getting the best possible outcomes for survivors across Avon and Somerset.

You will be responsible for leading on the vision of the organisation based on consultation with a wide range of partners including survivors.

You will be a confident communicator, relationship builder and partnership broker with funders, commissioners and fellow providers ensuring the sustainability of SARSAS.

To apply:
Please send a completed application form and equality and diversity monitoring form to

If you would like to come and visit SARSAS or speak to someone about this role please ring Rowan Miller; SARSAS outgoing Chief Executive Officer on 0117 929 9556

For more information download the role Chief Executive Officer Information Pack

Closing Date: 9am Wednesday February 14th 2018

Interviews will be held in Central Bristol in a fully accessible venue on Friday February 23rd 2018.

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 groups with a protected characteristic such as BME women, who are currently underrepresented at SARSAS.

SARSAS are a Disability Confident employer.

Charity Registered in England No. 1126682 Company No 6738639


Want to talk?

Women and girls

0808 801 0456

Monday & Friday
11.00am – 2.00pm
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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