£34,232 - £36,500 per annum
Permanent, Part-time, (will consider full time and part time), Full-time
Job description

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 13,500 professionals received our training. Over 70,000 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 four years, over 2,000 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.

As Practice Consultant, you will pro-actively support your Head and line manager, demonstrating leadership and strong supportive role in your team’s contribution to delivering the provision of highquality support, in strategic and operational environments. You will be skilled and confident about building high trust relationships, contributing to securing a strong network across the UK and quality within our accreditation services.

You will take responsibility to motivate yourself and build a wide skill set both personally and within the team, sharing expertise and encouraging everyone to work at their best together. Practice Consultants act as a critical friend to local areas and services, supporting, advising and guiding them through a combination of free and paid for expert support. Building relationships with national partners and local areas to develop coordinated, dynamic responses to domestic abuse and related safeguarding issues; seeing the whole picture for each family member to keep people safe sooner.

In order to complement our existing expertise in the Practice team we would be particularly interested to hear from applicants with backgrounds in either Criminal Justice, Health or Social Work.

Practice Consultants work within the Practice Team to lead our work to transform the multi-agency response to domestic abuse and how families are safeguarded. Our Whole Picture strategy sets out an ambitious vision to end domestic abuse, looking from the perspective of the whole family and this team is at the very heart of delivery, increasing safety sooner for all those at risk.

Working nationally supporting your Head and team to establish a framework for disseminating best practice, embedding quality and enabling statutory and voluntary sectors to work better together to improve the experience and outcomes for children, adults and families. You will combine deep practice experience with an entrepreneurial mind-set, focused on walking alongside partners to devise pragmatic solutions to complex problems.

Benefits include a generous package including 26 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 and CV.

Closing date: 9 December 2021.

SafeLives is a committed provider of equal opportunities for all, please see our job description for full details.

No agencies please.

Refreshed on: 25 November 2021
Closed date: 09 December 2021
Tags: Social Care/Development, Practitioner