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Area Manager - Modern Day Slavery (Human Trafficking) HEST55740
London (Full Time, Permanent)
£44,172 - £45,048 / Year (£44,172 rising to £45,048 per an)
Area Manager - Modern Day Slavery (Human Trafficking) HEST55740 - London
Area Manager - Modern Day Slavery (Human Trafficking) HEST55740
£44,172 rising to £45,048 per annum after 1 year

Want to tackle the growing issue of modern slavery?

Our client is the largest provider of accommodation and outreach support to survivors of Human Trafficking/ Modern Slavery in London.

They are seeking an exceptional individual to lead their Modern Slavery Response Team promoting best practice in support for survivors, manage their lead supplier contract and work in partnership with their communications team to ensure that Modern Slavery remains firmly on the agenda of their partners and external agencies.

You will have experience of delivering trauma informed care, have an in-depth knowledge of Modern Slavery and be able to lead managers in delivering excellent accommodation and outreach services. Our client is committed to assisting individuals to recover from the effects of trafficking and supporting survivors on their journey through the National Referral Mechanism recovery and reflection period. This service supports Men, Women & Families.

This newly created role is a genuine exciting opportunity to lead a rapidly expanding team, work in a fast-moving vibrant organisation, tackling the growing issue of modern slavery that effects men, women and children. This is a great chance to ensure that modern slavery stays on the political agenda and be part of the solution to the victims of trafficking.

Person specification:

• Demonstrable knowledge of the issues and current challenges of combating Modern Slavery in London and the wider United Kingdom
• Demonstrable experience of managing complex services.
• Experience of managing local project and service managers.
• Demonstrable experience of managing the development and delivery of care, housing, support, advocacy, health or community engagement services
• Demonstrable experience of working with both male and female victims of abuse, with an understanding of the impact of sexual, physical and mental coercion and control
• An understanding of the strategic environment in which modern slavery and support services are being delivered and the implications for the organisation
• Demonstrable experience of contract management and the management of complex budgets.
• Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of communication with the Media and presenting to a wider audience
• An understanding of the legislation and good practice underpinning the robust delivery of modern day slavery, health, support and community engagement services.
• Working knowledge of the legal framework and best practice for the protection of vulnerable adults and children
• An understanding of the importance of an outcome focused approach to the development and delivery of care, support and preventative services
• Excellent oral, written, administration and IT communication skills

If you want to do an ASYE and you fit the criteria, our client will support you to join their existing programme from April 2018.

In return, they offer a competitive salary, a supportive working environment and a host of benefits including pension, employee discounts, 25 days holiday per annum (for full-time positions) plus the option to buy an additional 3 weeks, cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan.

Our client is proud to be a Disability Confident employer. If you have any convictions/cautions, this does not mean you cannot apply for any of their roles, however they do require a DBS for all positions and will ensure that any positive disclosures on DBS records are discussed with candidates and fairly assessed by an internal panel.

Hours: 39 hours per week
Working Pattern: Flexi time

Closing date: 3 January 2018
Interview date: 10 January 2018

Our client is a vibrant, London wide charity that has supported vulnerable adults and children for over 40 years. They empower people across the community to rebuild their lives, realise their potential and live fulfilling and independent lives. They use their 45 years of experience to support 9,000 adults and children across London and try to help anyone who needs them, whatever their circumstances helping survivors of Domestic Abuse and their families to rebuild their lives, creating a stronger future for themselves in a safe and healthy environment.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.