OSARCC is recruiting an Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA)

Oxfordshire Sexual Abuse and Rape Crisis Centre (OSARCC) is seeking to appoint a part-time Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA) to provide emotional and practical support to women who have experienced sexual violence.  The post holder will work within a multi-agency setting to provide a pro-active, service user led support service to survivors of both recent and historic abuse, within and outside of the criminal justice system, to support them in coping with and recovering from the experience of abuse.

A formal ISVA qualification is desirable but not essential. Applicants without a formal qualification must be prepared to undertake ISVA training if appointed.

The post will be based in Oxford. Travel across Oxfordshire and some evening/weekend working will be required. Access to a car would be beneficial.

This role is subject to receiving Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks and to a six-month probationary period.

The post holder will be eligible for 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays per annum (pro rata) and a 5% pension contribution.


Salary: Grade 5C £25,064 - £26,780 pro rata, depending on experience

Hours: Part-time (18.5 hours per week)

Location: Based in Oxford with possible travel within Oxfordshire

Contract type:   Permanent

Closing date:      5pm, 14/10/19

Interview date:        24/10/19

For an application pack please email recruitment@osarcc.org.uk or phone 01865 725311