Refuge Manager

Recruiter
Stonewater
Location
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Salary
£31,500 per annum
Posted
15 Jul 2021
Closes
28 Jul 2021
Seniority
Manager
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Stonewater have delivered specialist Domestic Abuse Services nationally for almost 20 years. Our Bedfordshire refuges include a brand new purpose built 10 bedded refuge, as well as our South Asian Women’s Refuge which opened its doors in 2008 to deliver accommodation and support for 11 women and their children.

The role of Refuge Manager 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 Refuges 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.

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 Refuges.
  • Ideally, some knowledge of the specific support needs and experience relating to survivors from a South Asian heritage.
  • 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.

Our offer:

At Stonewater we offer excellent benefits which help make us a great place to work!

  • A retirement savings plan – up to 7% matched contribution rate
  • Life assurance – 3.5x contractual pay
  • Career development and progression opportunities
  • Holiday starting at 26 days with the option to buy/sell
  • Deals and Discounts on shopping, travel, optical etc.
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Annual Company Day
  • Values Award celebration events
  • Team building days

And much more…

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

Are you ready to #DiscoverStonewater?

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