Locations: North London and Online
Salary: Self-employed at the daily rate of £140- £180.00 (pro rata’d accordingly)
Job Reference: SWA3107
Contract: Self-employed contract until 1st March 2022
Closing Date: 22nd June 2021
Interview Date: 5th, 7th and 13th July 2021
Solace Women’s Aid is an innovative, exciting, grassroots charity working across London. Our purpose is to bring to an end to 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.
About the Role
We are looking for an experienced and dynamic counsellor to provide dedicated therapeutic support to women who have experienced VAWG face to face, online and on the telephone.
We work in a person centred way offering short and long term counselling in order to empower women to heal and recover from the trauma of sexual violence. The service is delivered across several boroughs.
This role involves working with women who have experienced multiple traumas and the provision of specific tools for healthy recovery.
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.
How to apply
Please read the full Job Description & Person Specification. To apply, please send your CV and Supporting Statement outlining your interest in working for Solace and explaining how you meet the criteria set out in the Job Description & Person Specification. Along with this, please complete the Equality Monitoring form and send all three documents to [email protected] by the closing date.
We will only accept CV’s and Supporting Statements with a maximum of 2 pages and Font size 12. Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late CV’s and Supporting Statements will not be accepted.
Due to the number of CV’s and Supporting Statements we receive, Solace Women’s Aid cannot communicate further with candidates who are not shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.
Solace Women’s Aid values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applicants from black minority and ethnic communities.
Solace is a Disability Confident employer. Please email us at [email protected] if you require any additional support to apply for this role.
This service is run by women for women and is therefore restricted to female 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.
As part of safer recruitment we require all successful candidates will be required to complete a satisfactory DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure.