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Knowledge Hub Advisor
Reports to Senior Knowledge Hub advisor
Hours Part Time (30 hours per week/4 Days)
Contract Fixed Term (Jan 2018- March 2019)
Location Bristol/London Home based, with significant travel around the UK
Salary £30,000 – 34,000 pro rata
About the role
You will be part of a national Knowledge Hub working across England and Wales and linking closely with the Scotland Marac Development Officer. Rotationally, you will either be assigned to lead on providing interactive support and advice, for periods of no less than 6 months, or to deliver on regional activities across England and Wales including Sooner the Better and SafeLives consultancy. You will use your detailed knowledge of domestic abuse and the best practice responses to support the delivery of our strategic objectives as described in the SafeLives blueprint and strategy for 2015-18. You will work closely with the SafeLives Practice Team, Research, Evaluation & Analysis and Marketing & Communications teams to develop and maintain up to date, expert advice and tools for such professionals and act as the key contact for general queries.
You will be part of a team that is the primary SafeLives contact externally and will have specific responsibility for delivering support and development to those responding to domestic abuse at a local, county and police force level. You will work with relevant strategic leads to improve their understanding of and response to abuse. Working with the Research, Evaluation and Analysis team and others within SafeLives you will develop our local/regional intelligence picture, scrutinising practice and recommending action plans to enhance and improve the response to domestic abuse both regionally and nationally. You will also contribute to SafeLives’ understanding of the needs and goals of local authority, health and police and crime commissioners and establish relationships with these key commissioners and partnerships.
How to apply
If this challenge sounds as exciting to you as it does to us and you believe you have the qualities we have described, please look over the job description below and submit your CV, equal opportunities form and 500 word cover letter to email@example.com by 5.00pm on Monday 18 December. First interviews will take place in London on the 4th and Bristol on 5th of January 2017.
No agencies please.