Domestic Abuse Team Leader

Closing date: 9th January 2023
Interview date: 23rd January 2023
Salary: £35411 – £38296
Hours: Full Time based on a 37 hour working week
Place of work: 74 Goodhart Road, Hull HU7 4DW

Hull City Council is seeking to appoint a highly motivated, knowledgeable and experienced individual to manage the operational delivery of the Strength to Change voluntary perpetrator programme.  The programme aims to enhance the safety of women & children by engaging those who use harmful and abusive behaviours to take responsibility and accountability for their actions.

Duties will include:

  • Ensuring the safety of women and children remains the highest priority and improving outcomes
  • Responsibility for the day-to-day operation delivery of the Strength to Change service
  • Management, supervision, and development of staff
  • Ongoing service improvement and quality and retention of RESPECT accreditation
  • Training and awareness for partner organisations
  • Safeguarding Lead for the Councils Domestic Abuse Services

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience of working with either victims or perpetrators of domestic abuse.
  • Will hold a relevant professional qualification – Diploma level and above.
  • Have experience and in-depth knowledge of working with the issue of domestic abuse, particularly in relation to the understanding and risk management of (potential or actual) perpetrators.
  • Have experience of managing projects and teams
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, group work and presentation skills and be able to evidence a sophisticated understanding of domestic abuse.
  • Enhanced understanding of safeguarding children and adults
  • We welcome applications from individuals who are committed, enthusiastic and willing to learn and grow. Training and development is actively promoted and supported.

For an informal discussion please contact: Vicki Paddison, on 01482 318759 or click here to see the job advert

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