Service Manager – Domestic Abuse Intervention Service/Violence Against Women and Girls Strategy

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Job details

Salary

GBP £61,515 to £63,630 61515

Grade

PO12

Department

Children, Adults & Community Health

Service

Children & Families Service

DBS Required

No

Contract Type

Permanent - Full Time

Closing date

22/09/2019

As a Service Manager you will be working at the forefront of best practice, playing a major role in leading, managing, developing, monitoring and reviewing the operational running of the Domestic Abuse Intervention Service (DAIS); overseeing effective and safe operation of Hackney’s Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC); leading on the coordination of Domestic Homicide Reviews (DHR) and leading on the implementation of the Council’s strategy for Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG). This role provides an opportunity for an experienced professional with a high level of expertise to shape services provided to children, young people, adults and families in a local authority that is at the forefront of innovative practice.

You will have extensive management experience, strong evidence based professional knowledge and a sound grasp on finances and budget management.

You will be supported and encouraged to apply theory and research in front-line practice, building on a strong track record of service delivery and innovation within the service. 

Dynamic, committed and passionate, you’ll bring a comprehensive knowledge and skill-base to the challenge of working with children, young people, adults and families. You will have the drive and commitment necessary to reduce harm, preserve life, and enable Hackney’s residents to thrive and become positively and actively involved in their community.

Your strong leadership skills will enable you to mobilise the skills of professionals and colleagues, working to the whole systems partnership approach across a wide range of stakeholders including Children and Families Services, Adult Social Care, Health, Education, Police and Criminal Justice, Housing and the VCS, ensuring the very best outcomes for residents in Hackney.

Candidates must hold a degree level qualification or equivalent with evidence of continued professional development.

An enhanced DBS check is required.

Hackney is one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving one of London’s best places to live and work. We have achieved a huge amount: our services, our schools, our public spaces are all amongst the very best. We have changed the reputation, not just of the Council, but of Hackney itself. Bringing jobs and investment into the borough, securing the legacy from the 2012 Games, and making this a place of which we can all be proud.

If you want to work in a place where you can represent our values so we achieve the best for our residents, please click on the apply button below.

The next stage of the recruitment process is to complete an online test. This will be sent to you within 3 days after the application closing date. The email you receive will be from the test site, Skills Arena. Please contact the recruitment team on 0208 356 8845 if you not receive online tests within 3 working days once the role is closed. Please do not contact us prior to the 3 working days. 

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.  It is essential that you include a supporting statement, addressing how your skills, knowledge and experience meet all the aspects of the post, as indicated in the job description and person specification.

Closing date for applications: 22 September 2019

Assessment / Interview Date: To be advised 

We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.

Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.