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“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

Senior consultant

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £36,000 - £38,000 (plus London weighting of £3,000)

Location: London based with regular travel across UK as required

Contract: Permanent

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

In this role you will create, sell, manage and deliver SafeLives projects to improve outcomes for families affected by domestic abuse. In addition, you will develop and embed best practice solutions based on your expertise as well as SafeLives research and policy. You will manage relationships with commissioners of services, domestic abuse charities and survivors of domestic abuse.

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

The Senior Consultant will do this in collaboration with our expert Knowledge and Research teams. The Senior Consultant also manages one team member.

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 and submit your CV and covering statement via the link below. The statement should be no more than 500 words and will detail your interest in the role and highlight your relevant experience. Please complete your application by 10:00am Thursday 24 May. First interviews will take place in London on Monday 4 June and second interviews on Wednesday 13 June.

Job description


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You will be joining us at a hugely exciting time as our new strategy is underway. Your guidance and insight will help us lead and influence the future direction of the national response to domestic abuse, recognising how different forms of vulnerability are inextricably linked. 

We are looking for two additional Trustees who are as committed as we are about ending domestic abuse and wider safeguarding issues to join a strong board with a highly entrepreneurial mindset.

With senior professional and strategic leadership experience in safeguarding - within a charity, Family Courts, healthcare environment or local government. This individual will have child safeguarding experience and ideally also adult safeguarding.

If you believe in our vision of a UK where every family is safe and are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please download the appointment brief.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact HR on 0117 403 3220 or email

Closing date: Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Preliminary Interviews: Wednesday, 6 June 2018

Panel Interviews: Friday, 15 June 2018                                                  

SafeLives is committed to providing equal opportunities for all, irrespective of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, religion, sexuality, gender identity and working patterns.