Work for SafeLives

“This is a talented, committed team. They know about domestic abuse, and the absolute horror it causes, but they also know they can do something about it.   Something that works. Something that changes lives. I'm bursting with pride to be a part of that.”

 

Want to work with us to end domestic abuse, for good? Join us at SafeLives.

Work for us

Working at SafeLives is more than just a job. Every member of our staff team knows that their work has a direct impact on making more families safe from domestic abuse.

If you believe in our vision of a UK where every family is safe, do consider applying to work with us. This page will be updated with all our current vacancies as they arise.  Our work affects entire families and we welcome applications from women and men and actively seek applications that reflect the diversity of the UK.

Work with us

SafeLives' associate consultants work with us to deliver exciting projects across the country. We're always on the look out for new consultants to join our team - if you're interested in becoming a SafeLives associate, get in touch.

SafeLives is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, volunteers and associated parties to share this commitment.

 

Current vacancies

Training coordinator

Reports to:                Operations Manager, Training team

Hours:                        Up to 37.5 hours per week

Salary:                        £19,500

Location:                    Bristol (with occasional travel across UK)

Contract:                    12 month contract

Benefits:                     25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, contributory pension scheme, access to Employee Assistance Programme, childcare voucher and cycle to work scheme

We are looking for a successful candidate who will provide effective and efficient coordination of resources and support for the Training team and the learners across all SafeLives' training programmes.

SafeLives’ Training team develops the knowledge and skills of professionals responding to victims and survivors of domestic abuse, whether adults, young people or children. The programme includes sector-leading accredited training - foundation and expert courses - for independent domestic violence advisors (Idvas) and independent domestic abuse advocates in Scotland (Idaas), independent sexual violence advisors (Isvas), domestic violence and abuse outreach workers, and other frontline workers who come into contact with people experiencing domestic abuse.

SafeLives also delivers Domestic Abuse Matters (DA Matters), a change programme for police officers and staff which we deliver on behalf of the national College of Policing. SafeLives has recently been appointed to deliver DA Matters in Scotland which will train 14,000 Police Scotland officers in identifying controlling behaviours to support the introduction of the new Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act. The Training Coordinator will support direct training activities related to DA Matters (Scotland).

SafeLives is very proud of its reputation for high quality training programmes, and your role in maintaining our standards and delivering for learners will be vital. The successful post holder will support a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. You will get an insight into all the workings of a charity which is really well regarded and innovative, and will support colleagues and learners to fulfil our values: rigorous, human and brave.

The successful post holder will support internal and external key stakeholders.

How to Apply

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 your 500 word cover letter, CV and equal opportunities form by 10.00am on Wednesday 26th September. First interviews will take place in Bristol on Wednesday 3rd October.

No agencies please.     

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Consultancy Analyst

Reports to:             Senior Consultant

Hours:                    37.5 hours per week

Salary:                    £24-£28,000 (plus £3,000 London weighting)

Location:                London based with regular travel across UK

Contract:                Permanent

Benefits:                 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, contributory pension scheme, access to Employee Assistance Programme, childcare voucher and cycle to work scheme

SafeLives knows what works to tackle domestic abuse. We are looking for someone to help support our innovative consultancy team to offer the independent, practical and evidence-based consultancy advice that can help commissioners, services and companies to make all families safe.

In this role you will provide our projects with robust and relevant analysis, drawing out insight from both internal and external data, ensuring projects maintain the high standard expected of SafeLives. In addition, you will develop tools and models to collect and analyse information for both qualitative and quantitative evidence.  You will also project manage work within the team, delivering projects to time and budget.

If you can demonstrate your experience of excellent analytical skills and your ability to research, synthesise and summarise key conclusions on unfamiliar topics, alongside your exceptional communication skills we would love to hear from you. We are looking for someone who is a strong self-starter, with the proven ability and experience of managing multiple projects who can help us and our partners make a real impact on the local and national response to domestic abuse.

How to apply

If this opportunity sounds as exciting to you as it does to us, please take a closer look at the job description below and submit your CV and covering statement. The statement should be no more than 500 words and will detail your interest in the role and highlight your relevant experience. Please send your completed application form and equal opportunities form by 10:00am Monday 1st October.  First interviews will take place in London on Thursday 4th October and second interviews on Thursday 11th October

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Authentic Voice Coordinator

Reports to:            Head of Practice

Hours:                    37.5 hours per week

Salary:                    £28,000

Location:                Bristol based with regular travel to London

Contract:                1 Year FTC

Benefits:                25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, contributory pension scheme, access to Employee Assistance Programme, childcare voucher and cycle to work scheme

To truly transform the response to domestic abuse, we must place the lived experience of survivors at the heart of everything we do. Our Authentic Voice Coordinator will support the Head of Practice to develop our influential team of Pioneers and create a coordinated, influential approach to gathering and amplifying survivor voices, challenging harmful ‘them and us’ attitudes. The successful candidate will have the skills and core values to support Pioneers, liaise with survivors of domestic abuse and coordinate the implementation of our Authentic Voice strategy, embedding co-creation throughout all our work. You will help to establish creative ways to reach out to all survivors of domestic abuse, including those who are vulnerable and others who may not yet have found their voice. Together we will ensure that all those who want to can have their voices heard and listened to.  

How to apply

If this opportunity sounds as exciting to you as it does to us, please take a closer look at the job description below and submit your CV and covering statement. Your statement should be no more than 500 words and will detail your interest in the role and highlight your relevant experience. At SafeLives, many of our colleauges are survivors of domestic abuse, and we actively enourgage and welcome those with lived experience. Please send your completed application form and equal opportunities form by 10:00am Monday 1st October 2018.  First interviews will take place in Bristol on w/c 8th October and second interviews on w/c 15th October

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