Rape Crisis North East Vacancies


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.


Volunteer Counsellors

The centre is looking for volunteer counsellors. Minimum requirement 2 years in a recognised undergraduate diploma and some experience.

It is on a part time basis.

If you are interested, please forward your Curriculum Vitae either by post:

P.O Box 72
Co. Louth

Or by Email:

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