Violence Against Women (VAWG) and Girls Service Manager – Internal Only Recruitment

Please note that this role is currently for internal recruitment only

Job Title: VAWG Service Manager

Location: Leytonstone, London with flexible hybrid working

Salary:  £38,850 per annum

Contract type: Permanent, subject to funding.

Hours: Full time (35 hours per week)

Role Outline

The VAWG manager will have overall management responsibility for the Violence against Women and Girls Team. They will directly manage advocates, Independent Disability and Domestic Violence Advisers (IDDVAs) and two Senior advocates. The VAWG Manager will also provide some direct casework support to cover for staff absence. They will be responsible for ensuring a high standard of advocacy and support for our clients. They will also collate casework data and provide reports to the CEO for our funders and annual reports.

The VAWG manager’s responsibilities will be:

  • To manage the Stay Safe East Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG)  Service supporting disabled survivors of domestic violence and abuse, sexual violence and other forms of VAWG.
  • To implement a high-quality service, to efficiently monitor casework and maintain an effective casework database system
  • To lead the VAWG team with empathy, ensuring that the team are supported to flourish in their role
  • To offer continuous improvements and develop casework support
  • To advocate for the safety of our clients, their children or other dependents
  • To work within the social model of disability and use non-discriminatory practice
  • To work alongside other managers as part of Stay Safe East’s leadership team
  • To deputise for the CEO as required

We have a positive policy on training and employing disabled people. We expect commitment and hard work from all our staff; in return we offer an accessible, flexible and welcoming workplace, reasonable adjustment and support in your work and involvement in a team who are passionate about getting the very best for our clients and bringing about change.

Stay Safe East particularly welcomes applications from disabled people who reflect London’s diverse communities of faith, sexuality, culture, ethnicity and age.

Closing date: 3rd June 2024

Interview date: 10th June 2024

It is important that you are passionate, committed and care about the work Stay Safe East does as a by-and-for organisation supporting disabled people with experiences of domestic and sexual violence, hate crime and mixed/general crime.

We are looking for someone cheerful and tenacious, with an eye for detail, who will be an empathetic member of the management team.

For more information about our work, please see our website: www.staysafe-east.org.uk

How to apply

Please send a personal statement detailing how you meet the person specification for the VAWG Manager role to recruitment@staysafe-east.org.uk.

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