Head of Services

  • Basis:  Part-Time
  • Closing Date:  16 Nov, 2020
  • Job Ref:  KMP-56261

Job Description

We are currently seeking to employ a Head for our Care for Victims of Sexual Assault services.

This vacancy is being offered on a part-time basis, at 20 hours per week, with the possibility of increasing to full-time.


  • Management of a multidisciplinary team of therapists / counsellors / psychologists, crisis workers, doctors, nurses and lawyers to ensure holistic service provision to clients.
  • Recruiting all members of the team.
  • Coordinating supervision for therapists / counsellors / psychologists.
  • Liaising with professionals in making referrals, gathering feedback.
  • Overall case management of all clients accessing the service, including crisis services, counselling and psychotherapeutic services, health services, forensic services, and legal services.
  • Act as a reference point for all clients accessing the service, and provide any practical support pertaining to the services which they are accessing within VSM.
  • Attend legal appointments with clients.
  • Organize accompaniment for clients to court (or attend in person) and provide emotional support.
  • Identify and action possible funding opportunities for the service, and proposals for service development.
  • Develop and manage the service budget.
  • Promote service to generate more awareness.
  • Keep abreast of all emerging research trends in relation to service provision for victims of sexual assault.
  • Provide internal training related to the service.
  • Identify CPD opportunities for the team to develop their skills in relation to the service.
  • Cost, fund, budget, plan training.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a passion for victim’s rights and be dedicated towards ensuring the best quality of service for CVSA clients.
  • Have work experience and / or qualifications associated with social welfare.
  • Be fluent in both Maltese and English.
  • Be highly organised.
  • Be able to work on own initiative.
  • Work well within a team.
  • Be able to work under pressure.
  • Be able to work a minimum of two evenings per week.

We will consider it a benefit if you:

  • Have experience of working within the criminal justice system.
  • Have experience in client-based work within a psychosocial setting.
  • Be in possession of a Master’s degree in a related field.

The benefits:

  • Forming part of a very enthusiastic, motivated, dedicated, and supportive team.
  • Supporting the needs of victims of sexual assault across Malta.
  • Opportunity to network with national experts within the field.
  • Remuneration package to be discussed at interview stage.

Applications must be received by 16th November 2020 at 12pm.