Director of Domestic Abuse Services

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We have the following fantastic opportunity to join our Senior Leadership Team as our Director of Domestic Abuse Services

Salary                    £36,000 – £40,000 (dependent on experience and qualification)

Hours:                   37.5 hours per week (full-time/permanent)

Location:              Negotiable within an Agile Environment, with frequent travel across Gwent

Our mission is to empower women and children to flourish in a life free from domestic abuse and sexual violence.

We offer a range of services throughout Gwent that encompass prevention, awareness-raising, safety, support and personal development opportunities for women and their children who have experienced any form of Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse or Sexual violence (VAWDASV)

About the role

After 6 years’ at Cyfannol our Director of Domestic Abuse Services is moving on to explore an exciting new chapter in her life.  This opens up the following fantastic opportunity for the right woman to join our team.

Our cultural vision is one of developing and maximising our people’s potential.  The successful applicant will join our Senior Leadership Team and have the exciting challenge of working with Operational Managers, continuing to develop our holistic range of people-led and trauma informed services.   Key to the role will be driving quality and innovation whilst maintaining structure and consistency. 

About you

You are passionate about the rights of women and children and the eradication of domestic abuse.  You will have significant experience at managing teams with an approach that fosters empowerment and personal growth.  You will understand the challenges of providing critical services to vulnerable people and have experience linked to the VAWDASV Sector.  

A confident communicator and effective listener, you will be known as someone who quickly builds rapport and influence with a range of stakeholders.  You will be able to work collaboratively to achieve the best possible outcomes, adapting your approach to different situations and challenges.

What you will receive in return  

  • Investment in your ongoing career development 
  • Good work life balance with agile working options 
  • 33 days annual leave per year (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Gain 1 day additional leave after 5 years up until 10 years’ service 
  • Gifted day off for your birthday

Application information:

With equality, diversity and inclusion at Cyfannol’s heart, we welcome applications from all areas of the community however, we particularly encourage applications from members of our BAME community as well as individuals with disabilities to apply for this post, as these groups are currently underrepresented in the organisation.

Please read the Job requirements & Person specification for further information about this role.

To apply for this position, we will require you to submit:

If you meet the criteria, we will contact you to provide further information:

  • Information to support your application
  • Additional information about your circumstances

Closing date: Midday 29th April 2021

Shortlisting: 30th April 2021

First Stage interviews scheduled: W/C 10th May 2021

Due to the nature of these roles, they are only open to female applicants (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010, pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1).  A disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service is required for all posts.

To submit your application, discuss the role, or make any general enquiries, please email the Central Services Department at

Application pack:

Job requirements & Person specification: Director of Domestic Abuse Services

Application form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form