About the job

Salary: £39,880 - £42,821 a year plus £3203 car benefit allowance
Hours per week: 37
Contract type: Permanent

We are looking for a Domestic Abuse Co-ordinator who will be working within the Children, Families & Education and Population & Wellbeing directorates.

This role includes being the project lead who will manage, implement and monitor both specific and cross cutting intentions and implementation plans. You will be expected to performance manage and assure delivery within agreed time scales in accordance with procedure to ensure effective service development, pathway redesign as appropriate to meet national and local objectives/outcomes.

About you

You will need to be able to produce well-structured and argued reports of a complex nature, be able to plan, organise and prioritise work in collaborating with partner organisations and be able to meet targets and competing deadlines.

We need someone who has effective interpersonal, presentation and facilitations skills with the ability to influence and persuade others to deliver results.

In addition to this, you will need to be able to plan and deliver a range of activities, formulate and adjust strategies and plans.

You will have the opportunity to develop on your already existing knowledge of the relevant statutory frameworks, key government initiatives and current developments in relation to domestic abuse, the causes and impact of domestic abuse and child protection issues.

This is an excellent opportunity to have an impact on children and families; and if you think you could become an asset to the team, then please do not hesitate to get in touch. We look forward to receiving your application.

Additional information

We offer a range of excellent staff benefits which include:

- flexible working arrangements - we welcome requests for flexible working arrangements including part-time hours and alternative working patterns
- 24/7 independent Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
- generous holiday entitlement with the option to buy up to 20 days
- local government pension with generous employer contribution
- excellent support and development
- relocation package available up to £8,500 (subject to meeting eligibility criteria)
- half price season ticket on Thameslink train line
- discounted shopping including gym membership and Vauxhall cars
- Luton Council is proud to offer a Housing Brokerage Service for Key Workers to help and support eligible employees in finding suitable housing

Application process

Because of the nature of this job, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of criminal record disclosure to be undertaken. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore applicants are required to declare all unspent cautions and convictions; and also any adult cautions (simple or conditional), and spent convictions that are not protected as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2020). A person’s criminal record will not in itself prevent a person from being appointed to this post.

Applicants will not be refused posts because of offences which are not relevant to, and do not place them at or make them a risk in, the role for which they are applying. However in the event of the employment being taken up, any failure to disclose such offence, as detailed above, will result in dismissal or disciplinary action by the Authority.