Job title: Head of Finance and Administration

Organisation: Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre


Closing date: 5pm, Monday 25th October 2021

Job description: Based in Croydon, the Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre (RASASC) is a specialist sexual violence centre providing an exceptional standard of therapeutic support for women and girls who have experienced rape and/or childhood sexual abuse. We are the Rape Crisis Centre for South London and are a multi-cultural workforce that serves women from all backgrounds, religions and circumstances, providing services to survivors of sexual violence for over 35 years. RASASC comprises five broad departments: Counselling, Helpline, Advocacy, Training and Prevention, and Outreach and Casework. Our services include: the National Rape Crisis Helpline for female survivors of sexual violence aged 14 and over, their families & friends Counselling, Group Therapy, Self Esteem Workshops Training and consultancy about the impacts of sexual violence and best practice in support provision for other professionals Prevention and education workshops with young people Advocacy support & information for survivors going through the Criminal Justice System, Outreach for survivors for who face additional marginalisation, or additional barriers to accessing support, and IDVA Services. The Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre (South London) is looking for a skilled and passionate professional Head of Finance & Resources. The successful candidate will have experience of finance and resource management within the voluntary sector, ideally including managing finance and accounting, HR administration, buildings and premises management, IT management and information governance. She will also be a skilled and experienced manager, who demonstrates a commitment to feminist principles and has experience of putting these into practice. The position is offered on a flexible basis and there may be the option to discuss part time working. Please specify this in your application. RASASC is an equal opportunities employer, and we are particularly keen to received applications from women underrepresented in leadership roles in the violence against women and girls movement.

Location: Office is Croydon, but role can be split home/office base

Type: Full time/

Salary: £35-£40K

How to apply: To apply please contact [email protected] for an application pack. Please use Head of Finance & Administration as the subject line. You will then be asked to send an up-to-date CV with a cover letter (of up to 1500 words) identifying how you meet the qualifications, skills and experience requirements. If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact [email protected] to arrange this.