£35,462 per annum + £2,500 car allowance
Permanent full time
37 hours per week
Passionate about great places to live. GreenSquare Group is a major provider of housing, regeneration, support and commercial services across Wiltshire, Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire.
As part of the GreenSquare Group, Gloucestershire Domestic Abuse Support Service (GDASS) is an innovative county-wide domestic abuse support service covering Gloucestershire.
We are currently looking for a Service Manager to manage GDASS, which not only operates a crucial helpline but also gives practical, emotional and housing related support to people at risk of domestic abuse, as well as managing places of safety. An understanding of the issues and legislation surrounding domestic abuse is therefore essential in this role.
GDASS is a large contract commissioned by Gloucestershire County Council and you will be required to produce and evaluate monitoring information, and to represent the service both internally and externally.
You will also be responsible for a large budget and for the direct management of a team of 4, the overall leadership of the service as well as overall responsibility for c.30 service staff.
Preferably IDVA trained or equivalent with either a degree or diploma in social work/care, you will also have extensive experience of staff management and of working with victims of domestic abuse, preferably in a housing management environment.
You will ensure a holistic and comprehensive service is provided by developing positive working relationships with internal contacts as well as external agencies involved in the prevention and protection of those at risk of domestic abuse.
A commitment to delivering a high quality service is essential.
You should be able to deal with complex cases and deliver high quality results in a timely manner with the ability to plan, organise and multi task in a pressurised and sensitive environment.
Due to the nature of the role the requirement to travel as required and to work flexibly is essential.