Vacancies

Background information & values for staff and volunteer roles

DRCC valuesDublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC) has a twofold mission: to prevent the harm and heal the trauma of all forms of sexual violence in Ireland. DRCC provides therapeutic and first response services through the National 24/7 Helpline, face-to-face therapy and a developing online counselling programme. It provides accompaniment and support to those who attend the Rotunda Sexual Assault Treatment Unit, Garda Stations, and the Courts. In addition, it offers education and training programmes for a wide variety of professionals and volunteers who work with those who have experienced sexual violence.

DRCC is currently hiring:

Counselling & Psychotherapy Group External Supervisor

Reporting to: Head of Therapy

Working hours: Part time (self-employed), 2/3 supervision groups, one Friday per month

Delivery Location: Therapy office space provided at 70 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2.

The Role:  DRCC is currently inviting applications for an experienced group supervisor with expertise in supervising groups working with traumatic material and sexual trauma.

The primary function of this role is to provide group supervision to our team of therapists who provide face-to-face counselling and psychotherapy to those who have experienced complex developmental trauma, childhood sexual abuse, rape, sexual violence and mental health challenges.

Key Tasks/Responsibilities:

  • Provide group supervision and reflective practice on a monthly basis to a number of groups.
  • Provide supervision from a humanistic and integrative approach.
  • Provide supervision in accordance with the values of DRCC and accrediting bodies.

Person Specification

Essential:

  • Must be qualified and accredited as a supervisor for a minimum of 5 years.
  • Must currently have and maintain active accreditation with relevant body IACP/IAHIP
  • Must have excellent experience working therapeutically and in a supervision capacity with traumatic material, mental health presentations and sexual violence.
  • Have excellent communication skills

If you have the requirements we need with a passion for providing high quality integrative supervision and a desire to work with a dynamic organisation, committed to making a difference for those who have been affected by sexual violence, we would love to hear from you!

Supervision rate @ current levels.

For further details, please contact our HR Manager, Naomi Patton, at recruitment@rcc.ie.


Adolescent / Adult Psychotherapists 

Location: Dublin 2 (on-site)

The Role: DRCC is continuing to expand its therapy team and is inviting applications from qualified Psychotherapists who have experience working with Adults/Adolescents.

Our therapists provide face-to-face counselling and psychotherapy to those who have experienced childhood sexual abuse, recent or past rape and or sexual assault.

We have vacancies for three-day positions, Wednesday to Saturday inclusive.

Successful candidates must hold a minimum degree qualification in adult or adolescent psychotherapy as applicable.

Applicants must be fully accredited at the time of application with either IAHIP, IACP, BACP, or other modalities of ICP.

If you have the requirements we need and a passion for providing high quality integrative psychotherapy and a desire to work in a dynamic organisation, committed to making a difference for those who have been affected by sexual violence, we would love to hear from you!

To find out more about our competitive compensation package, please contact our HR Manager, Naomi Patton at recruitment@rcc.ie

Application form: Please download the application form here.

Application details: Please email recruitment@rcc.ie with your cover letter and completed application form along with your most up to date CV.  Please insert Adolescent/Adult Psychotherapist in the subject line of your email.  

 


NOTE FOR ALL JOB APPLICANTS 

Garda Vetting is a requirement. All prospective employees are required to declare prior convictions and whether they have been or ever having been the subject of any investigation or inquiry into abuse or other inappropriate behaviour. 

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre is an Equal Opportunities Employer. DRCC is an equal opportunities employer; we welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with a disability. Should you have a reasonable accommodation request and you wish to discuss further, please contact Naomi Patton, HR Manager at 01 6614911 or recruitment@rcc.ie.

Applicants should be aware DRCC is located in an old Georgian building on Leeson Street with access steps from the street. It is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with a disability. 


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Volunteering with Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

We recruit volunteers to support our telephone counselling and accompaniment services at various intervals throughout the year. 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.

Volunteering Application

Please fill our expression of interest form to let us know and we will get in touch with you.

You can also email us with any queries, or telephone us at 01-661 4911.