Work for SafeLives

“This is a talented, committed team. They know about domestic abuse, and the absolute horror it causes, but they also know they can do something about it.   Something that works. Something that changes lives. I'm bursting with pride to be a part of that.”


Want to work with us to end domestic abuse, for good? Join us at SafeLives.

Work for us

Working at SafeLives is more than just a job. Every member of our staff team knows that their work has a direct impact on making more families safe from domestic abuse.

If you believe in our vision of a UK where every family is safe, do consider applying to work with us. This page will be updated with all our current vacancies as they arise.  Our work affects entire families and we welcome applications from women and men and actively seek applications that reflect the diversity of the UK.

Work with us

SafeLives' associate consultants work with us to deliver exciting projects across the country. We're always on the look out for new consultants to join our team - if you're interested in becoming a SafeLives associate, get in touch.

SafeLives is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, volunteers and associated parties to share this commitment.


Training Coordinator

Reports to:                 Operations Manager, Training

Hours:                        Up to 37.5 hours per week

Salary:                        £19,500 - £25,000

Location:                    Bristol (with occasional travel across UK)

Benefits:                     A generous package including 25 days holiday a year and public holidays, employee pension scheme with 4% employer contribution, , cycle to work scheme


To provide effective and efficient coordination of resources and support for Training team and the learners across all SafeLives’ training programmes.

Position context

SafeLives’ TrainAing team develops the knowledge and skills of professionals responding to victims and survivors of domestic abuse, whether adults, young people or children. The programme includes sector-leading accredited training - foundation and expert courses - for independent domestic violence advisors (Idvas) and independent domestic abuse advocates in Scotland (Idaas), independent sexual violence advisors (Isvas), domestic violence and abuse outreach workers, and other frontline workers who come into contact with people experiencing domestic abuse.

SafeLives also delivers Domestic Abuse Matters (DA Matters), a change programme for police officers and staff which we deliver on behalf of the national College of Policing. SafeLives has recently been appointed to deliver DA Matters in Scotland which will train 14,000 Police Scotland officers in identifying controlling behaviours to support the introduction of the new Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act.

SafeLives is very proud of its reputation for high quality training programmes, and your role in maintaining our standards and delivering for learners will be vital. The successful post holder will support a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. You will get an insight into all the workings of a charity which is really well regarded and innovative, and will support colleagues and learners to fulfil our values; rigorous, human and brave.

The Training Coordinator will support direct training activities across all SafeLives’ training programmes.

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 take a look over the job description and submit a 500 word cover letter, CV and equal opportunity form by 10.00am on Thursday 3rd January 2019. First Interviews will take place on the Thursday 10th January 2019.

No agencies please.    

Job Description


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