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Abianda

Head of Services

Job Type

Salary

Location

24 months

Region

£40,800

Posted Date

South East

6 May 2022

Hybrid and London Office

Closing Date

15 May 2022

We’re looking for a Head of Services with outstanding safeguarding experience to lead all our services delivered to young women and girls.

This is an integral role in the organisation on the senior management team line-managing a small number of senior practitioners. You will have the autonomy to influence cross-organisational policy, quality assurance and systems change to ensure we are delivering services of the highest standard.

You will have;

- strong knowledge of contextual safeguarding theory and practice
- excellent organisational and project management skills
- a professional background in youth work or VAWG services
- experience in managing a small team
- commitment to our equalities work
- a commitment to participatory practice.

Salary is £40,800 PA, plus contribution to a pension and 28 days holiday a year.

This is a full-time role for 24 months with the expectation to extend once further funding is confirmed. You will be expected to work from the Abianda office on certain days, but some working from home and flexible working provisions can be arranged.

To apply please send your CV and a supporting statement to sam[at]abianda.com. Your supporting statement should explain why you want to work with Abianda and how you meet each of the requirements in the person specification (no more than 2,000 words). If you prefer you could send us an audio recording or video (max. 10 mins) instead. Please also download and complete our equal opportunities form (although this is optional).

Deadline for completed applications is 11.59pm Sunday 15th May.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 24th or Wednesday 25th May.

Please note

- Abianda is a women’s only employer, and as such this position is exempt under Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.

- We particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities, people of colour, people from the LGBTQ+ community and people from different socio-economic and educational backgrounds.

- We encourage applications from people from all walks of life, including those who may have had exposure to similar experiences that young women across London are facing.

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