Job Vacancy – Cheshire East Council – Assistant Domestic Abuse Family Safety Unit Manager

Job Title: Assistant Domestic Abuse Family Safety Unit Manager
Salary/ Rate: Grade 9 – £32,798 – £35,336 per annum
Location: Congleton Police Station
Closing Date: 23rd October, 2022
Hours: 37 hours per week

The Domestic Abuse Family Safety Unit houses the Council’s Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy Service responding to some 650 high risk referrals per year.

This is an ambitious and high achieving team and needs an aspiring, motivated and enabling Assistant Manager to lead the development of the Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVA) team and continue excellent service delivery to families and those who support them to be safe and to recover. DAFSU staff are deployed across Cheshire East in Housing, Children’s Services, Police and other partner settings reflecting the importance a well co-ordinated multi-agency approach. We need a skilled leader who can foster strong working relationships with staff and partner agencies alongside the development of innovative practice that responds to the changing needs of families.

Above all we expect the post holder to be fundamentally committed to the safeguarding of all who are at risk and to ensuring that children and families are at the heart of all the work we undertake.

The post is temporary for one year initially but with a view to extension subject to funding.

Interviews with take place on Friday 28th October.

For an informal discussion please contact the DAFSU Manager or 07825 402300

Cheshire East Council is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults across the Borough. As such, any cautions, convictions, reprimands or final warnings that are ‘not protected’ as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) order 1975 (as amended in 2013) relating to the non-disclosure of spent convictions do not apply to this job. You must therefore, disclose whether you have any previous convictions where prompted to do so within the application process.

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