Independent Choices - Manager


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Contract Type: 
2-3 days per week (to be agreed with the successful candidate).
Recruitment Type: 
Tuesday, 15 January, 2019 - 15:00

You will lead a team of staff and volunteers overseeing the day to day running of the organisation and delivery of domestic abuse services including a Helpline, End the Fear website, newsletter and LGBT service across Greater Manchester. You will work closely with the Board of Trustees and other stakeholders to develop services and projects to enable the organisation to meet its purpose and values.

The position is for 6-9 months to cover long term absence and will be for 2-3 days per week (to be agreed with the successful candidate). 

To be successful​

  • You will have experience in a leadership role in relevant organisation, involving effective management of people, performance, systems and policies 

  • You will have demonstrable experience of building effective relationships with external stakeholders and partners and setting and contributing to strategy

  • You will have managed budgets and operations within tight financial circumstances and/or competing priorities 

  • You will have a good understanding of domestic abuse and Violence Against Women and Girls policy and services within the UK and of the political context within which IC operates​

A bit about us

Independent Choices is a domestic abuse charity based in Manchester.  This year we celebrated our 40th year of delivering our confidential domestic abuse helpline. We also provide a Community Helpline Language Service and an LGBT+ Independent Domestic Violence Advisor. On average we receive 5000 incoming contacts a year, increasingly dealing with more complex calls.

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Salford CVS & Volunteer Centre
Registered address 
The Old Town Hall 
5 Irwell Place 
Salford, M30 0FN

Tel: 0161 787 7795 


Salford CVS is the city-wide infrastructure organisation for the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector; providing specialist information, advice, development support and opportunities for influence and collaboration.

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