An exciting and rare leadership opportunity has arisen for a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) within Equation.
The CEO role has overall responsibility for delivering and developing Equation services in line with the Vision, Mission and Values. Along with the Board of trustees, the CEO sets the strategic aims and priorities of the charity and ensures they are met.
Equation is currently going through an exciting period of growth and expansion due to new funding. This is to respond to national and local needs to prevent domestic & sexual violence, particularly in relation to the priorities within the Domestic Abuse Act 2021.
We are looking for a proactive senior leader who wants to develop & shape services with passionate and highly skilled, specialist teams and who will foster a collaborative and supportive environment.
‘Our goal is for everyone to have equal, healthy relationships, in a society free from domestic abuse, sexual violence and gender inequality’.
‘Equation is a specialist charity that works with the whole community to reduce the impact of domestic abuse, sexual violence and gender inequality’. We:
- work to prevent domestic abuse and sexual violence by raising awareness and educating people about equal and healthy relationships.
- Ensure survivors get the most effective support to create space for action: we facilitate a co-ordinated approach across the sector and provide practical tools and guidance to support survivors.
Equation’s services encompass:
- Workforce Development Team delivering high quality training, seminars, and resources for front line professional development.
- Campaigns and Communications Team delivering targeted and universal campaigns and comms content to direct survivors to support and challenge beliefs and attitudes underpinning abuse.
- Children and Young Peoples team delivering universal and targeted projects in schools and other settings to intervene early to prevent abuse.
- Domestic Abuse Service for Men delivering high-quality IDVA support services to men experiencing domestic violence and abuse across Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire with helpline support in crisis.
- Your Choice Project, Pilot Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Intervention Program.
- A pilot support service for those experiencing non-domestic abuse stalking.
- Safer Accommodation Outreach Workers – LGBTQ+ and Men. Delivering outreach to men and LGBTQ+ individuals experiencing domestic abuse, ensuring and increasing access to safe accommodation and specialist support
The Equation team is currently made up of 35 employees, 35 freelancers and 20 volunteers. Equation holds contracts to the value of approximately £400K and averages an annual turnover of £700K.
We are looking for someone with:
- A passion and commitment to improving the lives of survivors and reducing the impact of domestic and sexual abuse.
- An expert understanding of domestic and sexual abuse and its effect on partners and children, including legislation, policy and good practice in this area.
- Significant experience in a management or leadership role including strategy development and implementation, finance and budget management, line management, compliance (policy and procedure), impact measurement and quality assurance.
- Strong skills in strategic collaboration, partnership working and teamwork.
- Understanding of commissioning processes and meeting funders requirements.
- Ability to develop and maintain quality services with an excellent reputation.
Working hours: 30-37 hours per week
Salary: £38,980 (pro rata for part time)
Contract Type: Permanent
Flexible working arrangements: Some home and office working arrangements are available.
Applications deadline: 9am 7th February 2022
Interviews: TBC – on or around 17th/18th February 2022
Please email your application or any queries to firstname.lastname@example.org - We strongly encourage applicants contacting us to discuss the role in more detail if required.
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