Vacancy: Part-time Psychotherapist/Counsellor (Three days per week- 24 hours subject to continued funding by Túsla)     

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC) is a voluntary organisation which exists to prevent the harm and heal the trauma of rape and sexual abuse. Click here for more information about DRCC. Due to continued growth and expansion, the DRCC is inviting applications for the position of Psychotherapist/Counsellor, on a part-time basis (three days per week).

The successful candidate will work as part of the therapy team, providing a crisis counselling and psychotherapy service to clients who have experienced recent or past rape, sexual assault and/or childhood sexual abuse.

NB Previous clinical experience of these issues is required.

The successful candidate will have a professional counselling/psychotherapy qualification. They must be fully accredited at the time of application with IAHIP or other modalities of ICP, or with IACP.

The role will be based in our main office in Leeson Street, Dublin 2 and in one of our outreach centres as required.

Please email the completed application form, CV and cover letter to including “Psychotherapist” in the subject line.

The application form and job description can be downloaded here.

Application form

Job description

Cover letter for applicants

Salary: €27,932.00

Location: Leeson Street Dublin 2 and one of our Outreach Services (TBC)

Details: First interviews to be held by Zoom on Thursday 15th and Friday 16th October. Second interviews will be held at a social distance in our Leeson Street office.


Volunteering with the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

We recruit volunteers to support our telephone counselling and accompaniment services twice a year, in February and September. Volunteers are a vital part of our mission to heal the trauma of sexual violence and we rely heavily on their dedication and commitment. No prior experience is needed, we provide full training and expert support.

Visit our volunteering page for more information and training dates.

If you are interested in volunteering with our fundraising team or in some other capacity, we would love to hear from you. Email us with any queries or telephone us at 01-661 4911.