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Team Manager - Domestic Violence

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £30,000 DOE Plus Benefits
  • Contract hours: FullTime

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Team Manager - Domestic Violence
West London

The Organisation

Our client is a women-only organisation dedicated to helping women cope and recover from experiences of domestic abuse, as well as women who are at risk of offending or with short term sentences to reduce offending.

They’re currently looking for a female Team Manager to support the delivery of service to women and girls dealing with domestic abuse.

The Benefits

  • Salary from £30,000 DOE
  • Pension
  • 30 days’ holidays plus Bank Holidays
  • A day off for International Women’s Day
  • TOIL scheme

Domestic abuse and violence is an unacceptable element of today’s society. This role represents the chance to combat this from a frontline perspective and make a truly hands-on difference to the lives of women and girls who are victims within these horrific situations.

You’ll discover teams of passionate people who are dedicated to making life better and providing the route to a new and better life. What’s more, you’ll find that as an organisation, our client doesn’t only make a difference to the lives of women in need but also to those to work with them.

They’ve got a huge history of success, but they know there is still work to do and they are eager to continue making a difference. So, if you are looking to make a positive difference with your career, this is the role you’ve been waiting for.

Your Role

As the Team Manager, you’ll be responsible for delivering a frontline service to women and girls who are experiencing domestic violence.

Part of our client’s Domestic Abuse Management Team, you will work with Program Managers and the Director of Domestic Violence and Abuse Services, providing effective management and direction to staff to ensure high-quality services are provided.

As part of your role, you will be required to undertake some out of hours work on an ad hoc basis. As such, TOIL will be arranged as agreed with your Line Manager.

Specifically, you will:

  • Oversee, improve, shape and develop the duty system and team
  • Support and line-manage, including performance managing domestic violence front line workers
  • Ensure that our client’s values, policies and procedures are embedded in the delivery of services
  • Deal with referrals from relevant agencies and allocate cases to workers appropriately
  • Assist Program Managers in developing and managing partnerships to deliver services
  • Ensure the service if staffed and cover is provided as required
  • Recruit, train and develop competent and highly skilled frontline workers

About You

To be considered as a Team Manager, you will need:

  • Experience of supervising and/or coaching staff or volunteers, managing performance and achieving targets through reviews of individual and team practice
  • A thorough understanding of violence against women and girls with a particular focus on domestic violence (physical, emotional and sexual violence, so-called ‘honour- based violence’, forced marriage and FGM)
  • An excellent understanding of the impact of domestic violence on children and young people, families and communities
  • Thorough knowledge of safeguarding practice, procedures and legislation
  • A good understanding of the operation of the criminal justice system, MARAC and public sector environment in which services operate

Please note, only female applicants will be progressed as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

A relevant qualification, for example in law, social work, housing, or other relevant area such as education, health, or youth work would be beneficial to your application.

Other organisations may call this role Support Team Manager, Interventions Team Manager, Domestic Violence Support Manager, Team Leader, or Domestic Violence Team Manager.

The closing date for this role is the 25th February 2019.

Our client is committed to equality and diversity and strongly encourages applications from women with disabilities, from BME backgrounds and the LBT community, and with personal experience of the criminal justice system.

So, if you are ready to help them combat domestic violence as a Team Manager, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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