1. Rape Crisis North EastStrategic plan  Rape Crisis North East Strategic plan 2017-2019
  2. Membership of RCNI - Rape Crisis North East is an active member of the Rape Crisis Network of Ireland (RCNI). The Network supports and promotes the work of Rape Crisis Centres and provides a national voice for survivors of sexual violence. We abide by the RCNI code of ethics and framework practice.
  3. Charity Regulatory Authority Number - We are registered in the CRA's Register of Charities ( No. 20034115) and have submitted our annual report to CRA. See our entry here on the CRA website.  
  4. CHY Tax Exemption - Our Charity Tax Exemption Number is CHY11972
  5. Governance Code  - We confirm that our Organisation complies with the Governance Code for  we have adopted the Governance Code for the community, Voluntary and Charitable Organisations
  6. Annual Report - Our annual reports are available here 
  7. Commitments to Standards in Fundraising Practice - We confirm that we comply with the Statement of Guiding principles as set out in the ICTR website. These standards exist to improve fundraising practice, promote high levels of accountability and transparency by organisations fundraising from the public, to provide clarity and assurances to donors and prospective donors about the organisations they support. We, Rape Crisis North East, have considered the Statement and believe we meet the standards it sets out. See link for PDF to ensure compliance with principles.

Rape Crisis North East (RCNE) are recruiting a Fully Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist.

Rape Crisis North East provides a professional, free counselling & support services to female and male survivors of all types of sexual violence.  We are committed to delivering our services with care and professionalism and continue to strive to ensure that we provide the best service for all our clients.

We are looking for a dynamic and highly motivated individual to join our team at RCNE.

(Part time – One Day a Week)

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be fully qualified & accredited member of IACP, IAHIP, PSI, ICP.
  • Have experience in working with sexual violence.
  • Have experience in working with adolescent and adult clients.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrate great warmth and the ability to empathise.
  • Periodically liaise with other professionals and organizations as appropriate and represent the organizations at meetings, seminars, presentations etc.
  • Work as part of the Clinical Team.
  • Report to the Manager of RCNE.


The successful candidate shall be required to:

  • Work within the ethos and philosophy of RCNE
  • Liaise with clients and their families as appropriate with regard to assessments, outcomes, interventions and reviews.
  • Receive ongoing supervision.
  • Actively participate in RCNE internal meetings e.g. staff meetings, clinical meetings as appropriate.
  •  Periodically liaise with other professionals and organizations as appropriate.
  • Take responsibility for one’s own continued professional development.
  • Keep up to date with best practice and procedures in line with the Code of Ethics of IACP, IAHIP, PSI or equivalent governing body.
  • Flexibility is required as you may be required to work outside of opening hours.

(Scale for this post is based on Professional Qualified Social Worker pro rata) Note: the successful candidate will be required to complete a Garda Vetting application form.

Please email your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Closing date for applications is Friday 14th December 2018. Interviews will be held in December 2018/January 2019.

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