Female* ISVA Manager

Safe Link
https://safelinksupport.co.uk/
Salary: 
Point 33; £29,909 (rising to £30,507 in 1st April 2019)
Contract Type: 
Permanent
Hours: 
Full Time
Hours: 
37.5
Location: 
Bristol
Contract Details: 
Permanent Role; 37.5 hrs per weel; Office is located in Bristol (required to travel across Avon and Somerset)
Details of Role: 

Female* ISVA Manager

Contract: Permanent
Salary: Point 33; £29,909 (rising to £30,507 in 1st April 2019)
Location: Office is located in Bristol (required to travel across Avon and Somerset)
Hours: 37.5

We have an exciting opportunity for a creative and highly motivated woman to join our organisation and take a lead role in providing specialist sexual violence support to Women, Men and children who live across Avon and Somerset.

SAFE Link provides an independent victim-focused service. The service is committed to the Victims Code of Practice. We offer emotional and practical support to victims of rape and sexual assault. Our ethos is to enable victims to cope and recover after their assault. We can support victims to report to the police if they wish. We work closely with the Bridge (SARC), CYPS, Police, CPS and both voluntary and statutory agencies.

The SAFE Link manager will be responsible for the day to day management and performance of the service including managing a staff team of 12.

The successful Candidate will:
• Be a strong, confident and enthusiastic leader with substantial management experience and a proven track record in leading and developing staff in a sexual violence or similar setting
• Have knowledge and understanding of the issues, barriers, impact and support needs of those who have experienced rape, sexual assault or childhood sexual abuse.
• Demonstrate the ability to delegate, motivate and direct individuals and teams across a dispersed area.
• Have knowledge and understanding of the impact of working with rape and sexual violence on individuals and teams and the need for support, supervision and reflective practice
• Be able to communicate successfully with a wide range of people, presenting with a high level of personal credibility.
• Have experience of and be committed to service user empowerment, involvement and consultation.
• Have experience of Performance management and reporting, using case management systems to support the work of your team and demonstrate service performance and value
• Have experience of multi-agency working, negotiating and establishing operational partnerships and protocols with organisations with differing priorities
• A current full driving licence and access to an appropriate vehicle is essential

CLOSING DATE: 9am Thursday 3rd January 2019
INTERVIEW DATE: Thursday 10th January 2019
IF YOU WOULD LIKE AN APPLICATION PACK PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE OR CONTACT US DIRECTLY.

SAFE Link is a progressive employer and offers a pension scheme, up to 30 days annual leave (depending on length of service) and 3 extra holidays including International Women’s Day in lieu. We have a commitment to training and development.

SAFE Link is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

SAFE Link is committed to Equal Opportunities.
*All posts are exempt under section 7 (2) (f) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975
SAFE Link is part of Missing Link Housing

Closing Date: 
Thursday, 3 January, 2019 - 09:00
How to Apply: 

CLOSING DATE: 9am Thursday 3rd January 2019
INTERVIEW DATE: Thursday 10th January 2019
IF YOU WOULD LIKE AN APPLICATION PACK PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE OR CONTACT US DIRECTLY.

Contact Person: 
Gosia Scarrott
Contact Email: 
HR.Enquiries@missinglinkhousing.co.uk
Contact Phone: 
0117 925 1811
Postal Address: 
5 Queen Square, Bristol, BS1 4JQ