Salary: £21,000 (pro-rate for 21hrs)

Fixed-Term Contract until 30.9.2020


STARS Dorset is an independent charity, working throughout Dorset to support anyone who has been affected by any form of sexual violence.  We provide a range of specialist support services to our clients including children and young people

We are growing and expanding across all of our services. To help sustain this growth in the long term we are seeking to appoint a part-time Administrator to help support our work in a new centre in West Dorset  This is a newly created role which forms part of the overall development of the team at STARS Dorset Rape Crisis.  The post is for 21hrs worked Monday, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.


About the role

We are seeking a dedicated, highly motivated, organised and experienced administrator to provide administrative support to our frontline services.  You will work closely alongside all staff and volunteers to support our clients and the ongoing development of the charity.  The successful candidate will:

  • Provide day to day administration in our STARS Centre in Dorchester and cover our Poole centre when necessary
  • Be our First Aider and Fire Marshall
  • Monitor the charity’s email inbox; answering the telephone; maintaining records
  • Assist with report writing, monitoring and evaluation of our services
  • Work alongside staff, volunteers, trustees and outside agencies
  • Assist with recruiting new staff and volunteers and ongoing support


About you

To carry out this role successfully you will be a team player with good communication skills, experience of working in an office environment and managing and prioritising your own workload. You will also have good IT skills and experience of using MS Office Suite.   Attention to detail is crucial. You will also need the ability to deal sensitively with our clients demonstrating sensitivity, empathy and due regard to confidentiality. 

We value the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sectors of the community.  Please note we do not accept CVs. 

STARS – Dorset Rape Crisis is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and acceptable references.   

Closing date:      Midnight, Sunday, 10th November 2019

Interview date:  Monday, 18th November 2019

Start date:           December 2019

Job Description and Person Specification: STARS_Administrator_JD__PS_(Part-time)__Nov_2019.docx

Application Form : STARS_DORSET_Application_form.docx

Equal Opportunities Form: STARS_Dorset_Equal_Opportunities_Recruitment_monitoring_form.docx

Privacy Notice: STARS_Dorset_Job_applicant_privacy_notice.docx


Please complete the STARS Application Form explaining how you meet the person specification for this role and the experiences and skills you can bring to the role.  Applications should be emailed to [email protected]. 


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