Southsea, Portsmouth
Up to £38,736 per year : depending on experience
Permanent, Full-time
Job description


Job title:                           Service Manager

Service:                             PARCS (Sexual Violence and Domestic Abuse Service)

Grade:                               Grade 4 Point 29-33

Salary:                               Up to £ 38,736

Hours:                               Full Time (37 hours per week)

Location:                          Portsmouth

Responsible to:               Operational Manager/Board of Directors

PARCS is a community-based charity located in Portsmouth that aims to improve the legacy of sexual exploitation through the provision of specialist-integrated services to survivors and their families. PARCS are entering a period of change,  and  are ‘intending to merge’ with Family Action, in April 2021.

We are seeking someone to build upon our work, long standing quality reputation and who has the knowledge and understanding of the traumatic impact of rape, sexual abuse, and domestic violence on the individual and the wider community as a whole. We need someone with this expert knowledge coupled with energy, vision and leadership qualities to take the Service into its next period of change and growth. 

Family Action is a charity committed to building stronger families by delivering innovative and effective services and support that reaches out to many of the UK’s most vulnerable children, young people and their families. We seek to empower people and communities to address their issues and challenges through practical, financial and emotional help.

PARCS & Family Action are looking to recruit a dynamic, passionate and experienced Service Manager.  This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to make a real difference in the lives of individuals and their families effected by sexual violence, rape and domestic abuse.

The Service provides holistic, systemic, trauma Informed Services for adults and young people promoting healthy relationships and alleviating the physical, emotional and psychological distress associated with interpersonal trauma including rape and sexual abuse/exploitation. 

The successful candidate will be highly motivated, passionate and an experienced service manager, with an impressive track-record of delivering high quality services, to meet the needs of local communities.  They will strive for excellent standards, robustly ensuring a quality, outcome driven and accessible service. 

We are forward looking, ambitious and committed to continuous improvement. We are a people focused, can-do organisation, which strives for excellence in all we do and operate with mutual respect. If you share these values and behaviours and have experience of providing first-rate services to families to achieve the best outcomes for children and young people, we would like to hear from you.

Our Values:
People focus, Mutual Respect, Excellence-in-all-we do and a Can-Do attitude.
If you can relate to these and have the necessary skills and attitude, we can offer you:

  • A competitive salary, leave entitlement and pension scheme
  • Career development opportunities
  • A full induction and ongoing quality training
  • The opportunity to become part of PARCS/ Family Action initiatives
  • Flexible working hours
  • Managed workloads with regular supportive and reflective supervision

Closing date:   10am on 29th January 2021

Interview date: 03rd February 2021 

PARCS/Family Action offers good working conditions, a comprehensive training programme and final salary pension scheme. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Refreshed on: 28 December 2020
Closed date: 29 January 2021
Job ref: 1
Tags: Senior Management, Social Care/Development