£25,951 per annum pro-rata

Full time

Initial six-month fixed term contract - may be extended if funding permits.

Post holder reports to the Chief Executive.

Join our small, dedicated team and help end domestic violence and abuse.

Are you a proven project manager with strong research skills, communication skills and a desire to make a difference?

This is an innovative opportunity to help victims of domestic violence access safe and supportive short-term accommodation. The SAFE Haven project will test and develop the feasibility of providing safe short-term accommodation for victims of domestic violence in the homes of volunteer hosts. This project includes consultation with a wide range of stakeholders in the testing and development of the model, as well as investigating and mapping existing short and long term housing options/services for this target group to ascertain the need and value of the SAFE Haven proposal.

 Your key responsibilities will include:
  • Establishment of a project advisory group to over-see, resource and support the project.
  • Development and implementation of a written project plan in line with the funding service agreement and organisational business strategy objectives.
  • Consultation with a wide range of stakeholders to shape and test the development of the model.
  • Service mapping and needs analysis for victims needing safe short –term accommodation because of domestic violence and abuse (DVA).
  • Monitor project expenditure and ensure spending is within budget.
  • Develop a business case for SAFE Haven, if feasibility of the model is established and build a specification for a pilot of same.
  • Develop a risk management plan as part of a business case and specification for a pilot.
  • Attend management meetings, and other strategic meetings, as required.
  • Produce regular reports, as required to demonstrate project activity and outcomes.
Our ideal candidate will:
  • Be passionate about keeping victims of domestic violence safe and free from harm.
  • Be qualified to Undergraduate degree standard in a relevant qualification.
  • Have project management experience.
  • Have excellent and demonstrable research, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Have knowledge of domestic violence issues and its impact on all those involved.
  • Have knowledge of a range of housing and homelessness systems including homelessness.
  • Be an experienced report writer. 

If you would like to join our team and are seeking a flexible full- time role for a minimum of six months we would love to hear from you.

Please apply by sending your completed application forms, CV and response to the Person Specification to Jacinta Wainwright at [email protected] or by post to 1 Queens Road Exeter, EX29ER.

Closing date: 16 October 2017 12pm

Interview Date: 26 October 2017 

Application Pack

Job Description

SAFE Employment Application Form 

SAFE Personal Information Form

Recruitment Pack

SAFE Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form