Hours: 22.5 hours per week
Salary: £51,000 - £54,000
Location: Bristol/London/Home (with regular travel across UK)
You will lead the Whole Family Practice team, working nationally and with a strong strategic focus to establish a framework for disseminating best practice, embedding quality and enabling statutory and voluntary sectors to work better together, improving the experience and outcomes for children, adults and families. You will combine comprehensive and innovative practice experience with an entrepreneurial and strategic mind-set, focused on walking alongside partners to devise pragmatic solutions to complex problems.
Our Whole Picture strategy sets out our ambitious vision to end domestic abuse, looking from the perspective of the whole family. The Whole Family Practice Team is at the heart of transforming the multi-agency response to domestic abuse and how children, adults and families are safeguarded; increasing safety sooner for all those at risk.
As a key outward-facing representative of SafeLives and head of an evolving team, your leadership skills will ensure the provision of high-quality support, in strategic and operational environments, locally and nationally, building high trust relationships and securing a strong network across the UK. You will lead the team to work at their best together and act as a critical friend to local areas and services, supporting, advising and guiding them through a combination of free and paid for interactions.
You need exceptional leadership, communication and interpersonal skills; bringing a strength in building relationships with national partners and local areas. You must be dedicated and determined in the development of a coordinated and dynamic response to domestic abuse and related safeguarding complexities.
You will be confident about delivering new and dynamic ways of working in fast changing, challenging and untested environments. You will live our values and lead a team who are part of building a culture where agencies working together to safeguard and end domestic abuse offer a compassionate, consistent and high-quality response to victims, survivors, and their families.
Benefits include 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.
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 a 500-word cover letter, CV and equal opportunity form.
Closing date: Sunday 14th June 2020 at midnight.
SafeLives is a committed provider of equal opportunities for all, please see our job description for full details.
No agencies please.