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Vacancies and Volunteering

As a growing organisation, we’re often on the look-out for passionate, determined and committed people to join our award-winning team.

You might want to join us because

  • We are considered experts in our field; we provide specialist support
  • We are a people focused organisation and consider it a privilege to meet, engage and support somebody at their moment of crisis
  • We are often the first people that a somebody has told about violence or abuse – a responsibility we take extremely seriously
  • We listen, empathise and see people that use our services
  • We believe that people have a choice whether to engage with us. We will always respect their life choices
  • We encourage people to find their voice, empower them to make positive change in their lives and thrive in a positive future
  • We stand beside people, often advocating on their behalf to get better outcomes

We particularly welcome applications from people who share our vision, mission and organisational values.


Crisis Support Administrator – Swindon

Salary: £19,000 per annum

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week – Monday to Friday

Base: Wiltshire SARC, Swindon

Contract: Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Crisis Support Administrator to join our Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) in Swindon, Wiltshire.

In this varied role you will be key in supporting the SARC Manager and Crisis Workers to provide a central point of administration for the SARC. You will be responsible for ensuring that the information you provide is of the highest quality and that both clients and operational staff needs are met. This includes responsibility for the day-to-day co-ordination and delivery of all administrative duties, as well as creating and implementing new systems.

The successful applicant will have experience of providing administration to a high level and the ability to develop areas within their work area with minimal supervision. There will be a requirement to apply to the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) for clearance and for Police Vetting.

They will also need to be; conscientious, meticulous, highly motivated, flexible and able to work unsupervised.

To apply: Please complete both sections of the application form (see links below). Ensure that you outline your relevant experience and evidence suitability for the role against the role profile and person specification. Alternatively, you can ring 03458 121212 to request an application pack.    CVs will not be accepted.

Deadline for receipt of applications: 9:00 am Thursday 20 December 2018

Expected date for interviews : Tuesday 8 January 2019

If you do not hear from us by Friday 4 January, please assume you have been unsuccessful at this time. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive, we will not be able to provide feedback to applicants who have not been shortlisted for interview.

For SECTION ONE of the application form please click here

For SECTION TWO of the application form please click here

For completion of our Equality and Diversity monitoring form (optional) please click here

To read the Crisis Support Administrator role profile please click here

First Light’s recruitment procedures are in line with recommended best practice to safeguard all adults, children and young people who use our services. It is vital that all of our staff understand their roles and responsibilities, and expectations of our staff are set out in the following safeguarding policies which are regularly updated to meet the local safeguarding board requirements. For more information on the data we process, why we process it, our legal basis, how long we keep it and the rights of prospective employees, please see our Fair Processing Notice for Prospective Employees.

To read our Safer Recruitment policy please click here

To read our Safeguarding Children and Adults policy please click here

To read our Fair Processing Notice please click here


Click here to find out about current volunteering opportunities at First Light.