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.

 

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

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 Team

Hours:             Full time

Salary:            £19,000-23,000

Contract:        Permanent

Location:        Bristol with very occasional travel

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

Key purpose of the role

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

Overview of role

SafeLives’ Training 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 below and submit your 500 word cover letter, CV and equal opportunity form by 0900 on Tuesday, 16th July. First interviews will take place in Bristol on Thursday, 25th July.

No agencies please.

Job description

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PA to the Executive Team

Hours: Part time - 22.5 hours office based 

Salary: £24,000 - £29,000 plus £3,000 London weighting (pro rata)

Holiday: 25 days plus bank holidays (pro rata)

Location: London, with occasional travel to Bristol office

Benefits: Up to 4% pension contribution, 365 day a year access to an Employee Assistance programme, Employer administered Childcare Voucher scheme, Cycle to Work scheme

Start date: Mid-end July

Key purpose of role
We are looking to recruit a dynamic and highly organised PA who will report directly to three Directors and act as office coordinator for our London office based near Borough Station. This is an important role as the successful candidate will represent the charity with many of our senior stakeholders. They will be confident in pro-actively managing a busy Senior Leadership office and dealing with senior executives across the charity sector, government, business and philanthropy

About SafeLives
We are SafeLives, a UK charity dedicated to ending domestic abuse for good. Each year nearly 2 million people in the UK suffer some form of domestic abuse. We combine insight from services, survivors and statistics to support people to become safe, well and rebuild their lives. Since 2005, SafeLives has worked with organisations across the country to transform the response to domestic abuse, with over 60,000 victims at highest risk of murder or serious harm now receiving co-ordinated support annually. We believe that no one should live in fear. It is not acceptable, not inventible, and together – we can make it stop.

At SafeLives we are committed to supporting your career progression through a strong learning and development programme and mentoring. This gives everyone a wide range of opportunity to move up and across a growing organisation.

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 your 500 word cover letter, CV and equal opportunity form by 10.00am on Thursday 4th July 2019. First interviews will take place in London on w/c 8th July 2019, exact dates to be confirmed.

No agencies please.

Job description

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Office Coordinator 

Reports to: Head of Finance

Hours: Full-time (37.5 hpw)

Salary: £19,000 – £23,000 per annum

Holiday: 25 days + bank holidays

Location: Bristol with travel to London

Benefits: Up to 4% pension contribution, 365 day a year access to an Employee Assistance programme, Employer administered Childcare Voucher scheme, Cycle to Work scheme

Key purpose of role 
This post sits within SafeLives’ Central team, working closely with the COO, coordinating various office tasks and functions to ensure office operations run smoothly at all times. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone that is able to see the bigger picture and find resolutions before issues arise.

In this diverse role you will lead and contribute to a range of activities, providing you with challenge and stretch, and giving you the opportunity to build your skills and knowledge in an organisation that lives the values of ‘human, rigorous and brave’.

About SafeLives
We are SafeLives, a UK charity dedicated to ending domestic abuse for good. Each year nearly 2 million people in the UK suffer some form of domestic abuse. We combine insight from services, survivors and statistics to support people to become safe, well and rebuild their lives. Since 2005, SafeLives has worked with organisations across the country to transform the response to domestic abuse, with over 60,000 victims at highest risk of murder or serious harm now receiving co-ordinated support annually. We believe that no one should live in fear. It is not acceptable, not inventible, and together – we can make it stop.

At SafeLives we are committed to supporting your career progression through a strong learning and development programme and mentoring. This gives everyone a wide range of opportunity to move up and across a growing organisation.

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 your 500 word cover letter, CV and equal opportunity form by 10.00am on Wednesday 3rd July 2019. First interviews will take place in Bristol w/c 8th July 2019.

No agencies please.

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SafeLives Trustee

 

Start date:   September 2019

Location:    Occasional travel to London and Bristol

Salary:       Unremunerated – all reasonable travel expenses paid

About the role

We are looking for up to four additional Trustees who are as committed as we are to ending domestic abuse and wider safeguarding issues to join a strong Board with a highly entrepreneurial mindset.

Your guidance and insight will help us lead and influence the future direction of the UK’s response to domestic abuse, recognising how different forms of vulnerability are inextricably linked.

We are looking for potential Trustees who have experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Safeguarding, in which you will have had direct responsibility in one or more professional roles.
  • Local government perspective from where you will have been involved in commissioning, funding and/or service delivery.
  • Practitioner expertise, specifically issues closely linked to domestic abuse such as mental health, other forms of abuse/exploitation or substance misuse.
  • Funder CEO, and/or expertise and networks in fundraising and income generation.
  • Senior leadership in healthcare, particularly mental health.

If you believe in our vision of a UK where every family is safe and are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please download the appointment brief below.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact our HR team at recruitment@safelives.org.uk.

About SafeLives

We are SafeLives, a UK charity dedicated to ending domestic abuse for everyone and for good. Each year nearly two million people in the UK suffer some form of domestic abuse but we don’t believe this is inevitable. We combine insight from frontline services, survivor’s voices and data to support people to become safe, well and rebuild their lives. Since 2005, SafeLives has worked with organisations across the UK to transform the response to domestic abuse, with over 70,000 victim/survivors and over 100,000 children receiving co-ordinated support last year alone from the interventions we and partners have created. We are also increasingly working to tackle the root cause of the problem, challenging and supporting more than 1,000 perpetrators to change.

We believe that no one should live in fear. It is not acceptable, not inevitable and together we can make it stop. 

Download the appointment pack

Recruitment timeline

Closing date:  28th June 2019

Preliminary interviews: 19th July 2019 - London

Panel interviews: 23rd July 2019 - Bristol

Equality Statement:

SafeLives is committed to providing equal opportunities for all, irrespective of age, disability, race, sex, religion/belief, sexuality, gender identity, marital/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity and working patterns. We are keen to have a Board that appropriately represents all the communities we serve as an organisation. As noted elsewhere in this pack, we see no ‘them and us’ in domestic abuse, and warmly welcome applicants who have direct or indirect experience of their own, whether disclosed or not. Disclaimer: If a personal disclosure of abuse is made during the course of the recruitment process, it will be treated confidentially and will not be shared outside of the interview panel/Human Resources.

 

 

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