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“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.


Current vacancies


Finance Manager

Reports to:       Head of Finance

Salary:              £35k - £37.5k (depending on experience)

Hours:              37.5 hours - full time

Location:          Bristol – occasional travel (mainly to London) will be required


About the Role:

The function of the role is to manage the day to day operations of SafeLives finance team, and to produce timely and accurate management accounts, statutory accounts and funder reports.

You will oversee the smooth running of financial control tasks and manage and support the development of two finance officers. You will be responsible of preparing regular management information such as management accounts and related financial KPIs while supporting the head of finance and senior management to improve financial planning and fundraising best practise.

The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant with appropriate PQE or be   ‘qualified by experience’ or a time barred finalist. You will have experience in managing payroll including RTI, as well as strong VAT knowledge and experience. You will be able to demonstrate your ability to develop cost models and budgets alongside your experience of preparing and delivering high quality management information and can evidence your excellent excel skills and experience managing and developing staff.

Charity accounts experience is desired but not essential.

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 below and submit your application form and equal opportunity form to  by 12.00pm on Wednesday 11 October 2017. First interviews will take place in Bristol on 16-18 of October 2017.

CVs will not be accepted. No agencies please.

Job description

Application form

Equal Opportunities form


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