Project Coordinator

Location
Islington
Ref
SWA2820
Salary
£34,000 - £36,000 pro rata dependant on experience
Closing date
Hours
22.5 hours per week (preferably over 4-5 days)
Contract type
Permanent
Interview date

Solace Women’s Aid is an innovative, exciting, grassroots charity working across London. Our purpose is to bring to an end the harm done through domestic and sexual violence to all survivors, and in particular women and children. Our work is holistic and empowering, working alongside survivors to achieve independent lives free from abuse.

You will be joining a team of committed and inspiring individuals whose dedication has saved the lives of thousands of women, men and children in the capital. We are looking for friendly and diligent individuals to join our services and help us make a difference.

About the Service

The Mayors Move on Project is an exciting new service funded by the GLA to provide supported move on accommodation to women and children leaving refuges. It has been developed to work with women so that they can reclaim choice and control of their lives and build safe, fulfilling and happy futures for themselves and their children. Solace is the lead partner in the project and has partnered with members of the London VAWG Consortium to ensure that tailored resettlement support can be offered to all women entering the service.
 
About the Role

The Project Coordinator will be required to support Partners to deliver a high quality service, working closely with Commissioners, Housing Providers and other stakeholders to ensure excellent service delivery and positive outcomes. . They will be responsible for managing and developing the partnership, including the future development of the service.

About You

We are looking for someone with strong administrative and project management skills. You will be self-motivated, able to manage a complex workload while meeting the needs of all stakeholders, and achieving all targets. You must be able to think strategically and resolve problems using a collaborative and solution-focused approach. Good communication and people skills are essential in order to build strong relationships and work effectively with a range of partners and stakeholders. You must be able to commit to Solace’s values and ensure the needs and voices of the women and children using our services are kept at the forefront of all we do.

In return, we offer great employee benefits including three per cent employer pension contribution, generous holiday entitlement and a focus on learning and development.

How to apply

To apply please complete and send the Application Form AND Equality Monitoring form to [email protected] by the closing date above. If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send the documents to you.

Unfortunately we do not accept CVs.

Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late applications will not be accepted.

Due to the number of applications we receive, Solace Women’s Aid cannot communicate further with applicants who are not shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application was not successful this time.

Solace Women’s Aid values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applicants from black minority and ethnic communities.

Solace is a Disability Confident employer. Please feel free to email us at [email protected] if you require any additional support to apply for this role.

This service is run by women for women and is therefore restricted to women applicants under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, and Part 1. Section 7(2) e of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 apply. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role

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