Refuge Manager

  • Job Reference: SWRE131390
  • Date Posted: 13 May 2022
  • Recruiter: Stonewater
  • Location: Brighton, Sussex
  • Salary: £31,500
  • Role: Frontline jobs, Service Manager/Coordinator jobs
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Work hours: Full Time

Job Description

Stonewater have delivered specialist Domestic Abuse Services nationally for almost 20 years. We are proud to have been successful in a recent tender to manage the support service at Brighton and Hove Refuge and are now looking for a Refuge Manager to join us and provide a high-quality, safe specialist support service to women and children in the Refuge.

This is an exciting role and one that is flexible, yet vital. You’ll manage and inspire your team to provide a high-quality support service to the women and their children who live at the Refuge and provide trauma informed support. You’ll work with your team of highly skilled Coaches to enable women to gain the skills they need to move into more independent accommodation. This will include domestic abuse recovery work, life skills, education, training, employment, and wellbeing.

Come and join our team and continue to put survivors voice at the heart of their recovery.

This is a permanent, full time position however we will consider candidates on a job share basis.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience of managing a domestic abuse service, giving you an understanding on the support we deliver and allowing you to achieve life changing outcomes for the women and families accessing the Refuge.
  • Proven experience of complex caseload management.
  • Experience and the ability to successfully manage partnerships with specialist agencies such as the Police, Social Services etc.
  • Proven people management experience to motivate and develop a team.
  • A commitment to survivor voice and delivery of trauma informed support.

Appointment to this role will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Check, satisfactory references and possession of a valid Right to Work document.

Female applicants only under an exemption from the Equality Act 2010 - Section 9 - Part 1 (A) as a genuine occupational requirement.

Discover Stonewater:

Stonewater is a leading housing provider. We manage around 33,600 homes, serving 75,000 customers across our portfolio of affordable properties for general rent, shared ownership and sale, alongside specialist accommodation, with an ambitious house-building programme.

Our mission is to provide quality homes and services for people whose needs are not met by the open market.

We’re looking for like-minded people to join our team of over 800 talented colleagues who embody our values of being ethical, ambitious, passionate, agile and commercial, as well as people who want to make a difference and transform people’s lives.

Stonewater supports equality of opportunities and are dedicated to being a diverse, inclusive, and supportive workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer.

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Stonewater reserve the right to bring the closing date forward should enough quality applications be received prior to the current closing date.