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Chief Executive

Suffolk Rape Crisis
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  • £40,698 pro rata (calculated with the additional whole organisation annual uplifts 2% and 5% uplifts)
  • 35 hours per week
  • SRC has offices in Bury, Ipswich and Lowestoft

We are looking for a Chief Executive Officer to lead the organisation, ensuring it meets its purpose of supporting survivors of sexual violence, raising awareness, and working to stop violence against women and girls – now and in the future. 

About Suffolk Rape Crisis 

SRC is a specialist, feminist sexual violence service run by and for women. We work to support survivors of sexual violence and to challenge the underlying attitudes that allow Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) to continue. SRC provides support to all self-identified women and girls aged 14 and above who have experienced any form of sexual violence, at any point in their lives.

SRC provides a range of person-centred services to meet the needs of diverse women in Suffolk, including counselling, outreach, helpline and online support. SRC also takes part in both local and national feminist activism, including coordinating the annual Ipswich Reclaim the Night March.  

Our Vision: A world free from sexual violence and gender inequality 

Our Mission: To work as part of a worldwide movement to ensure that women and girls experiencing any form of sexual violence in our community are able to access needs-led, specialist support. At the same time we will challenge the underlying attitudes that allow sexual violence to continue. 

Our values:  

  • Empowerment 
  • Diversity 
  • Transparency 
  • Change 

Main responsibilities of the role.

The Chief Executive (CEO) has overall responsibility for managing the strategic direction (as agreed with the Board of Trustees) and day to day performance of SRC. She ensures that a feminist approach underpins all SRC activities, and that all those contributing to its mission understand and operate within the SRC values, policies and procedures.

Please see the job description for full information about the role.

How to Apply 

Download an application pack from: www.srchelp.org.uk/joinus or email: a.wilson@srchelp.org.uk  

Interviews: w/c 12 July 2021 First stage of interviews.


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