Havant, Hampshire
£40,000 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Operations Director ( Maternity Cover) ( Female) * – Post STOPDA164

*This post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

Working Hours: 37 hrs

Salary: Up to £ 40,000 per annum

Contract : Maternity Cover Fixed Term Until 31st March 2022


Workers should be “violence free in their own lives.” Applicants are asked not to put themselves forward for selection if this is not the case.


Main Purpose and Scope of the job

 ·       To assume operational management responsibility for all aspects of Stop Domestic Abuse’s services including delivery of services, completion of monitoring and evaluation and identification of unmet/additional needs of clients.

·       To support and line manage a team of managers.

·       To develop and maintain a high-quality professional service. To ensure clients are supported with practical and emotional support including financial, legal, social, emotional, parenting, housing and further education through a client focussed support planning process.

·       To ensure Health and Safety, Operational and Human Resources policies and procedures are up to date, fit for purpose and properly implemented.

·       The role involves being a member of Stop Domestic Abuse Service’s Senior Management Team.

To ensure Stop Domestic Abuse continues to meet Women’s Aid’s national quality standards

Position in Organisation

Reports To:    CEO

To deputise for the CEO and Business Support & Development Director

To provide cover for the Service Managers and Transformation Manager           

Responsible For:  Monitoring and reporting/staff management 

Budget Responsibilities: Budget planning, responsible for agreed budgets, authorise expenditure up to agreed limits                                

Location       Stop Domestic Abuse’s Services currently covers the whole of Hampshire and Portsmouth.     The post-holder will be based at more than one site. Headquarters are currently in Havant.  

 To Apply visit our website : stopdomesticabuse then "about us" then "jobs" and download an application form and full job description equal opportunities form. When completed please email a completed application form to us direct .

 Closing date: Wednesday 3rd February 2021 at 5.30 pm.  Please note that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date please assume on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.   

We particularly welcome applicants from BAMER communities that are currently under-represented in our organisation.

We will recruit the first suitable applicants, so apply early as we may close earlier. 

An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role.


Refreshed on: 13 January 2021
Closed date: 03 February 2021
Job ref: STOPDA 164
Tags: Senior Management, Management

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