Centre Administrator


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 full-time Administrator. This is a newly created role which forms part of the overall development of the team at STARS Dorset Rape Crisis.


About the role

We are seeking a dedicated, highly motivated, organised and experienced administrator to provide support to our Service Manager, Volunteer, Community Fundraising & Events Co-ordinator and our Finance & HR officer. 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 Poole and at our Hub locations across Dorset
  • Be our First Aider and Fire Marshall for our Poole Centre
  • 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, 15th September 2019

Interview date: To be confirmed

Start date:         As soon as possible


For more information please contact Helen Stevens, Service Manager on 01202 308856 or email [email protected].

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