KASA: Manager

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Kilkenny Rape Crisis Centre

1 Golf View Terrace, Granges Road Lower, Kilkenny


Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Manager of KASA.

KASA provides a safe, non-judgemental, and discreet space for women and men aged 14 and over who have experienced rape, sexual assault, past childhood sexual abuse or any sexual trauma at any time in their lives, to receive one to one Counselling and Support. KASA also provides Support Counselling for non-abusing relatives or friends of Survivors.

Overview of main duties and responsibilities:

  • Oversee the efficient and effective day- to day operations of the organisation
  • Develop, review, and monitor operational policies and procedures
  • Act as a professional advisor to the Board of Directors on all aspects of the organisation’s activities
  • Monitor adherence by KASA Counsellors to Professional Codes of Practice and Ethics
  • Financial Management to include grant applications, budgets, reporting, planning, and forecasting
  • Act as the spokesperson and representative on the production of press releases and media interviews
  • Establish excellent working relationships and collaborative arrangements with TUSLA and other Statutory and Voluntary organisation to help achieve the goals of the organisation
  • Maintain and adhere to high quality standards of services as designed by the organisation
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required

The ideal candidate

Applicants should possess at closing date for applications;

  • A minimum of 3 years’ management experience in the health, voluntary or community development sector
  • A relevant third level qualification (preferably, level 8) in Community Development, Social Care, Healthcare Management and/or a demonstratable track record of working within these fields
  • A thorough understanding of the sector, knowledge of the counselling process, and the policy and practice issues involved in providing a service in the area of sexual violence and abuse
  • Previous experience in a dynamic service driven environment
  • Proven ability of building positive working relationships with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience of policy development, strategic planning, and budget management
  • Flexibility in attitude and approach to the job
  • Proficient in MS Office

For a full job description, all interested applicants should contact lbarry@insighthr.ie

Applicants are invited to submit their up-to-date CV together with a covering letter using the above-mentioned email address by Wednesday the 16th of June 2021. Interviews will be held week commencing 28st June 2021. All applications will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence

KASA is an Equal Opportunities Employer

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
8th Jun, 2021
Expiry Date
16th Jun, 2021