Your new role
You will lead a team of staff and volunteers overseeing the day to day running of the organisation and delivery of domestic abuse services including a Helpline, End the Fear website, newsletter and LGBT service across Greater Manchester. You will work closely with the Board of Trustees and other stakeholders to develop services and projects to enable the organisation to meet its purpose and values.
The position is for 6-9 months to cover long term absence and will be for 2-3 days per week (to be agreed with the successful candidate). We will consider secondments arrangements, providing the applicant has the current employers’ agreement.
To be successful
- You will be an experienced manager of people, performance, systems and policies
- You will have demonstrable experience of building effective relationships with external stakeholders and partners and setting/contributing to strategy
- You will have managed budgets and operations within tight financial circumstances and/or competing priorities
- You will have a good understanding of current domestic abuse policies and services within the UK and of the political context within which IC operates
A bit about us
Independent Choices is a domestic abuse charity based in Manchester. In 2018 we celebrated our 40th year of delivering our confidential domestic abuse helpline. We also provide a Community Helpline Language Service and an LGBT+ Independent Domestic Violence Advisor. On average we receive 5000 incoming contacts a year, increasingly dealing with more complex calls.
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CLOSING DATE : 15 FEBRUARY 2019 at noon
INTERVIEWS: THURSDAY 21ST FEBRUARY 2019
Please return application form and the Equality and diversity monitoring for to firstname.lastname@example.org