Helpline: 01392 204 174

Devon Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Service (DRCSAS) is a free, confidential specialist trauma support and advocacy service to those who have who have suffered rape, sexual assault, child sexual abuse, sexual harassment or any form of sexual violence at any time in their lives.

The service aims to support people through skilled therapeutic support, provision of information and advocacy and in addition to supporting people directly, DRCSAS aims to campaign and raise awareness about sexual violence.  We operate from three offices, in Exeter, Barnstaple and Torquay and have developed our range of services to encompass specific work with young people, homeless women and group work programmes.

Chief Executive Officer

£42,000 per annum plus 6% pension
37.5 hours per week
Based in central Exeter

The Chief Executive role is crucial to leading this exciting and forward-thinking feminist organisation into its next stage of development. We are looking for a highly skilled, motivated, creative and dynamic woman with exceptional leadership qualities, who is passionate about making a significant difference to the lives of people affected by sexual violence.

You will lead an exceptional team of women focused on getting the best possible outcomes for the people we work with.  You will be a confident communicator, relationship builder and partnership broker with funders, commissioners and fellow providers ensuring the sustainability of DRCSAS.

To apply:

http://www.devonrapecrisis.org.uk/support-us/vacancies

For more information contact Fee Scott 01392 208756

Closing date: 21st February 2020 at 9.00am

Interview date: 4th March 2020

The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1)

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"I think EMDR has allowed me to process things far more than I was expecting, it was more effective than I was anticipating and I was surprised at how much different I felt after having it."

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"DRCSAS has made a massive difference, I feel I have found myself – no longer just focused on what happened to me. I deal with things so much better and have a positive outlook on life that wouldn't have happened without DRCSAS."

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"I feel positive about the future, being able to control my thoughts and emotions rather than them controlling me. I was sceptical at first wondering if it would work but I am amazed at the results. Would definitely recommend to anyone"

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