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Tel: 01227 639768

Head of Public Affairs and Policy

Location: Central London

Salary expectation: £23,534 to £25,000

Application deadline: Fri 21st January

This is a full-time role

We are SafeLives, the UK-wide charity dedicated to ending domestic abuse, for everyone and for good.

Last year alone, nearly 13,500 professionals received our training. Over 70,000 adults at risk of serious harm or murder and more than 85,000 children received support through dedicated multi-agency support designed by us and delivered with partners. In the last four years, over 2,000 perpetrators have been challenged and supported to change by interventions we created with partners, and that’s just the start.

Together we can end domestic abuse. Forever. For everyone.

The Role

Our influencing work is changing the national conversation about domestic abuse, with both national and locally based elected representatives and the officials and colleagues who work alongside them. Our Public Affairs and Policy Officer, reporting to the Head of Public Affairs and Policy will be crucial in helping us to develop our engagement with Parliamentarians, as well as deepen our policy influencing capacity to support our national roll-out of ground-breaking interventions to end domestic abuse and ensure support for the whole family to keep people safe sooner.

We welcome staff members who have themselves had an experience of domestic abuse, either directly or indirectly, whether they choose to discuss this openly or not. We particularly encourage candidates from under-represented communities.

Benefits include a generous package including 25 days’ holiday a year, 365 access to Employee Assistance Programme, employee pension scheme with 4% employer contribution, childcare voucher scheme, Cycle2Work scheme, flexible working.

If this challenge sounds as exciting to you as it does to us and you believe you have the qualities we have described, please take a look over the job description and submit a 500-word cover letter and CV.

Deadline: Fri 21st January