ISVA Vacancy

ISVA Vacancy

Independent Sexual Violence Advisor

Are you passionate about supporting survivors and ensuring they get the emotional and practical support they need? We are looking for a candidate who would like to use their skills and experience to provide excellent support to survivors and help us grow the capacity of our ISVA team. We have a part time ISVA vacancy (3 days a week) and are looking for a candidate who is excited to develop their skills by undertaking accredited ISVA training, which will be funded as part of the role. This is an exciting opportunity to grow your skills and work within a supportive and dynamic team of ISVAs.

RSACC was established in 1990 and now supports over 900 survivors each year. We offer free, safe support to survivors who have experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their lives. Our ISVA service was established 6 years ago to provide emotional and practical support to survivors, many of whom are going through the criminal justice system. In the past year the service has supported over 380 survivors and demand for the service continues to grow.

The roles will report to the ISVA Manager and sit within a team of 7 existing ISVAs. The post will be based between  Darlington and Durham, with an element of home based working. The post is initially funded for 18 months, with the intention to extend subject to funding and satisfactory delivery of objectives. 

Salary – £28,573 – £30,438 (pro rata)

Hours- Part time, 22.5 hours per week

Application Form

ISVA Job Description

ISVA Person Spec

All completed applications must be emailed to by the closing date. 

If you have any queries or would like to discuss the role please contact our ISVA Manager, Jamie, at 

Closing date for applications: 12.00 on 30 November 2023

Interviews: 7 December 2023

‘RSACC offers services to women and girls, who have experienced sexual violence, within a women-only safe space. It is an occupational requirement under the Equality Act 2010 for these posts to be filled only by people who identify as women. RSACC is an equal opportunity employer and is seeking qualified candidates who contribute to the diversity of the organisation’

Additional Reference Sexual Discrimination Act 1975 section 7 (ii); amended in 1998 and 2008; Schedule 9 Part 1 of the qualities Act 2010.