Reading, Reading (Hybrid)
£40,619 - £45,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Do you have the passion, commitment and experience to do something amazing in this vital role at Circles UK?

Circles UK oversees the provision of Circles of Support and Accountability (Circles) in England and Wales. A Circle consists of 4-6 trained community volunteers who meet regularly with a perpetrator of sexual abuse to help them address their behaviour and reintegrate safely into the community. In this way further sexual abuse is prevented and communities are kept safe. Evaluations have shown it to be an effective measure. Circles UK has won a number of awards including the Criminal Justice Alliance Award for Outstanding Organisation of the Year 2019.

We are seeking a highly skilled National Development Manager. Are you someone who can spot an opportunity, is comfortable with having many balls in the air, work flexibly, can persuade others to adopt new ways of working and balance a vision with practical project management skills?  If so, then we would like to hear from you.

You will be a strong team player within an energetic and highly dedicated small team. The main aspects of the role involve:

  • Having a good understanding of the knowledge base that underpins the risk management and provision of support to perpetrators of sexual abuse in the community is essential as is a commitment to the values of Circles UK.
  • Leading on the identification of new areas of service delivery, including establishing new Circles Providers and projects across England and Wales.
  • Working with the CEO and the Circles UK staff team to plan and execute workshops, seminars, and other events for Circles Providers and other external organisations.
  • Leading the implementation and project management of a range of diverse projects and initiatives varying in nature, subject matter and scale.
  • Being a strong team player, having excellent communications skills and organisational ability and being able to support strong working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, including the Circles Provider network.

Circles UK is based in Reading. The organisation uses a hybrid model of working with some working days in the office and some at home.  The role involves some national travel and occasional overnight stays.

Application Instructions

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Application forms to returned to the email address quoted in the pack.

Posted on: 25 May 2022
Closed date: 20 June 2022 at 17:00
Tags: Project Management, Business Development

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