Female Assistant Manager

Location
Alfreton
Salary
£21,341 - £25,414 per annum
Posted
07 Jun 2021
Closes
05 Jul 2021
Ref
2363
Contract Type
Contract

Female Assistant Manager

Do you have recent and relevant experience in working within a Community Based Domestic Abuse environment? We’re looking for an Assistant Manager for a Domestic Abuse Support Service in Amber Valley for a 12 month fixed term contract.

Position: Female Assistant Manager - This post is exempt under Sch 9 Pt 1 of the Equality Act 2010 and is only open to female applicants.

Location: Amber Valley

Salary: £21,341 - £25,414 per annum

Hours: 37 per week, full time and fixed term for up to 12 months (Part time hours will also be considered)

Duration: 12 month fixed term contract

Closing Date: Monday 5th July 2021

 

About the role:

As Assistant Manager you will work together as part of a valued team to provide an outstanding domestic abuse support service to those who need help. You will use your previous skills and experience to motivate the team and provide direct line management to a small number of Support Workers who provide community based support to individuals and families experiencing domestic abuse.

You will work alongside the Project Manager and Assistant Manager of the South based team; your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Providing support to colleagues - managing colleague performance and training and development needs
  • Ensuring compliance - monitoring referrals into service; monitoring service delivery; attending external partnership and stakeholder meetings, complying with Health and Safety Risk Assessments and managing risk assessments for own colleagues within the team.
  • Assessing the risks including referrals into MARAC and Safeguarding processes.
  • Ensuring that the service is the best it can possibly be – supporting and inducting new colleagues, identifying recruitment needs, and ensuring the service is delivered effectively to meet the needs of customers.

About you:

The role of Assistant Manager would be brilliant for an individual who is looking to progress and utilise their current experience and awareness of Domestic Abuse or who already has the skills and experience equipped to hit the ground running.

You’ll have prior experience working in Domestic Abuse Services and of managing support staff or volunteers. You’ll be provided with all the training and support you will need to work to the best of your ability.

You will need a working knowledge of both adult and children’s safeguarding practices and the MARAC process including how and when to make referrals. It's a given that in this role, you will need to be a confident and effective communicator, used to multi-agency working and working with a wide range of people.

As this is a community based role as well as being based in the refuge, you will need to have a valid driving licence and access to a vehicle – as well as the willingness to travel throughout the Derbyshire area which includes; Amber Valley, Erewash, Derbyshire Dales and South Derbyshire.

In Return:

Our client has some great reasons to work for them, benefits included with the role of Assistant Manager include:

  • c36.5 days leave a year with additional 2 days after 5 years service
  • Healthcare Cash Back Plan worth up to £875 per year on your routine healthcare costs e.g. Dentist, opticians etc.
  • Company Pension Scheme options with contributions matched by NCHA and includes life assurance cover
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption pay
  • Free enhanced DBS check where applicable
  • £250 for successful referral of a friend/family member
  • Employee Recognition Scheme
  • Great learning & development and qualification opportunities
  • Discounted bus passes and gym membership, discounts and cashback at major retailers
  • Free access to employee Advice Line; offering a 24-hour confidential advice service to discuss work or home related concerns with professional advisors

Other roles you may have previous experience of could include: Domestic Abuse, Safeguarding, Women and Children, Crisis, Crisis Management, Service Manager, Community Care, Mental Health, Mental Health Welfare, Health and Safety, Volunteer Management, Senior Service Manager, Social Housing, Team Leader Abuse, Team Leader Domestic Abuse

As an Equal Opportunities and Disability Confident Employer, the organisation welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates including those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) groups and disabled candidates. As part of our LGBT + Allies Programme, we also welcome applications from members of the LGBT + community and encourage inclusivity in the workplace.

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