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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.

 

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 whole families. We welcome applications from women and men, and actively seek applications that reflect the diversity of the UK.

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.

Please also look at our equity, equality, diversity and inclusion action plan. SafeLives holds significant influence and therefore responsibility too. Our plan sets out concrete actions we'll be taking in 2020/21. 

 

Authentic Voice Coordinator

Reports to:  Head of Innovation Team

Hours:         37.5 hours per week

Salary:         £28,000 per annum

Contract:      12 months fixed term

Location:       Bristol/London/Home (with regular travel across UK)

Benefits:        A generous package including 25 days holiday a year and public holidays, employee pension scheme with 4% employer contribution, Cycle2Work scheme, 365 days a year Employee Assistance Programme

Who are we?

We are SafeLives, the UK-wide charity dedicated to ending domestic abuse, for everyone and for good.
 
Last year alone, nearly 11,000 professionals working on the frontline received our training. Over 65,000 adults at risk of serious harm or murder and more than 85,000 children received support through dedicated multi-agency support designed by us and delivered with partners. In the last three years, over 1,000 perpetrators have been challenged and supported to change by interventions we created with partners, and that’s just the start. 
 
Together we can end domestic abuse. Forever. For everyone.
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SafeLives Authentic Voice

The authentic voice and expertise of survivor voice is at the forefront of our vision to end Domestic Abuse and our Whole Picture strategy is built around our commitment to placing their expertise at the heart and start of all we do. SafeLives Pioneers are the leaders of this, experts by experience who are committed to using their voices to represent others, speak truth to power and strive for change for all. We provide a platform for their authentic, independent voice, we share the same vision and live SafeLives values. Together we reach out to survivors nationally to gather their views and expertise, build a wide and diverse voice to transform the national response for everyone. 

Key purpose of role:

To truly transform the response to domestic abuse, we must place the expertise of survivors at the heart of everything we do. ​​ Our Authentic Voice Coordinator will deliver our commitments to Pioneers and build our diverse authentic voice to inspire, influence and place lived expertise at the heart and start of all we do.

You will work within the Innovation team and cross organisationally to develop our influential team of Pioneers and create a coordinated approach to gathering, diversifying and amplifying the power of survivor voices, including opportunities for survivors within our staff team to contribute their expertise. You will work with a wide range of partner services, help to embed co-creation across the organization and support the delivery of our operational plan and Whole Picture strategy. Our Authentic Voice coordinator will establish creative ways to reach out to all survivors including those who are vulnerable, marginalized or have not yet found their voice, ensuring all who want to have their voice heard.

You will demonstrate the value of expertise by experience to influence all our stakeholders, breaking down perceptions of ‘them and us’ and uniting survivor voices to keep families safe and end domestic abuse.

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 by 9.00am 5th August 2020.

No agencies please. 

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Projects Administrator

Reports to:     Senior Project Manager

Hours:            37.5 hours per week

Salary:            £19,651 - £25,857

Contract:         12 months

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, Cycle2Workwork scheme, 365 days a year Employee Assistance Programme

Who are we?

We are SafeLives, the UK-wide charity dedicated to ending domestic abuse, for everyone and for good. ​

We work with organisations across the UK to transform the response to domestic abuse. We want what you would want for your best friend. We listen to survivors, putting their voices at the heart of our thinking. We look at the whole picture for each individual and family to get the right help at the right time to make families everywhere safe and well. And we challenge perpetrators to change, asking ‘why doesn’t he stop?’ rather than ‘why doesn’t she leave?’ This applies whatever the gender of the victim or perpetrator and whatever the nature of their relationship. ​

​Last year alone, nearly 11,000 professionals working on the frontline received our training. Over 65,000 adults at risk of serious harm or murder and more than 85,000 children received support through dedicated multi-agency support designed by us and delivered with partners. In the last three years, over 1,000 perpetrators have been challenged and supported to change by interventions we created with partners, and that’s just the start. ​

Together we can end domestic abuse. Forever. For everyone.

Purpose

The Projects Administrator will provide effective and efficient coordination of resources and support for the Project Management team. The role is vital to the smooth running of daily operations of the charity.

Position context

SafeLives’ Project Management team supports SafeLives to deliver its strategy to end Domestic Abuse. They are responsible for ensuring the planning and coordination of all projects at SafeLives. This entails working closely with, and alongside, external partners and stakeholders as well as leading on project delivery internally. This includes working with the whole organisation to ensure that good project management principles are being used in all aspects of our work and specifically to support the Senior Leadership Team and Operational Management Team to implement and measure what we do

The Projects Administrator will be a key role in supporting the team and being at the very foundation of all we achieve at SafeLives

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 by 9.00am 6th August 2020.

No agencies please. 

Job description

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