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:

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 or four-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

Application form: Please download the application form here.

Application details: Please email 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.  



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

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.