Sexual Assault Treatment Unit (SATU)

Psychological Support Workers Needed

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Galway Rape Crisis Centre are currently recruiting female support workers for the Sexual Assault Treatment Unit with an extended closing date of the application process of Monday, January 15th, 2018.

Please find an information pack below which contains all details pertaining to the role of SATU support worker, along with an application form that we ask you to download and submit as an email attachment (Word or PDF document).

What is the role of a SATU support worker?

Galway Rape Crisis Centre provide a 365 day a year, 24 hour call out service to the Sexual Assault Treatment Unit (SATU) where our volunteer support workers provide much needed emotional and psychological support to people in the immediate aftermath of a sexual assault/ rape.

Please note that the role of the support worker is NOT a counselling role, but one of providing crucial psychological support preventing or limiting dissociation and re-traumatisation.

Volunteer support workers work as part of a team, receiving excellent support and supervision. They are on call for three shifts a month and respond to call-outs as appropriate.

Below please find an information pack with details about the role as well as an application form to download.


Download your information pack here


Download your application form here



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