Visible Director

Are you passionate about tackling inequalities, social justice and wellbeing? Would you like to work for a city-wide Strategic Partnership affecting change with adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse?  Then come work for Visible and you could soon be playing a pivotal role in this unique initiative.

There has been an explosion over the last decade in our awareness of the prevalence and the impacts of CSA. Good health and wellbeing is a foundational human need, intricately connected to being well supported and feeling safe. Yet many thousands of women and men across Leeds struggle on a daily basis with the consequences of CSA. Visible strives to deliver improvements through a committed partnership of organisations and best-in-class passionate individuals.

We have made some significant achievements so far. Now we are looking for someone who thrives on achieving through working with and supporting others, with excellent relevant experience and outstanding interpersonal skills to direct Visible’s next phase. We have high expectations for this role and in return provide a competitive salary and terms and conditions, and a supportive work life balance.

About the Role

Based in Leeds city centre / homeworking, this vital and exciting role involves close work with the Leadership Reference lived experience Group and the Strategic Partnership Group representatives from all Leeds Statutory bodies and Voluntary Sector.  A key focus, will be on supporting the development and implementation of individual organisations’ Action Plans delivering improved services through trauma informed care approached.

Hours: 21hours per week.

Salary: £40,000 – 45,000 pa (pro rata based on 35-hour week);      5% employer pension contribution

Closing Date: 15 April    Interview Date: Likely to be 27 April 2021

(To arrange an informal conversation about the role email visible@visibleproject.org.uk and to find out more information on the role please visit  How to get involved – WCTS)

About you

You’ll need to be great at relationships – a real people person – an excellent collaborator and coordinator.  Experienced at working with sensitive issues at depth, with risk and deprivation, a broad thinker, keen to work closely with and through others, with great communication skills, as well as passionate about addressing inequalities. Warm, calm and well-organised, a proven ability in working with others is essential. Voluntary sector experience would be an advantage. Proficiency using a range of IT tools to carry out your work, including Microsoft Office applications, case management and reporting systems is also required.

Benefits

This post is hosted by WCTS. We offer a wide range of benefits, including 25 days of annual leave, an enhanced family friendly approach, and pension.

To find out more about the role and the benefits of working for Visible please visit our website or call 0113 245 5725 to arrange an informal conversation with WCTS CEO.

We activity encourage applications from those with lived experience of CSA and those who have accessed mental health or social care services. We welcome and encourage applications from all regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, religion, gender and sexual orientation. We encourage those from diverse communities to apply as we are underrepresented here at this level in the organisation.

WCTS does not accept unsolicited CVs from external recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and encourage applications from underrepresented groups.

WCTS actively promotes the safeguarding of vulnerable adults, young people and children.

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