Careers

Director
£50,000 - £60,000
London, predominantly office based
37.5 hours p/w

Are you passionate about directing an organisation, which supports and advocates for women who are involved with or at risk of involvement with prostitution?

We are looking for a director to lead our team as we strive to improve the lives of women who are involved or who are at risk of becoming involved in prostitution.

About the service: We are a medium sized charity, working tirelessly to improve the lives of women involved in prositution. We support around 300 women each year through our drop in, advocacy, outreach and exiting services. We are committed to working towards full abolition of the sex trade. Grounded in Catholic Social Teaching we seek to ensure that all women entrapped in the sex trade are given hope and are supported to see that an alternative future is possible. Our evidence based exemplar model provides women with comprehensive support to exit prostitution. Through our national and international campaigning and policy work women@thewell seeks to influence, shape and change the legislative environment regarding sexual exploitation.

As director you will report to the CEO and assume responsibility for strategic and operational development, fundraising, partnerships, communications and media, research and training. The director will ensure they uphold the policy and practice of the charity, ensure the management of income and deliver programmes which tie in with women@thewell’s key objectives.

This role demands a leader who displays strong communication skills, fundraising abilities, proficient knowledge of women’s rights, and an eagerness to drive the organisation forward, a collaborative nature and a devotion to the abolition of prostitution.

Key Responsibilities
  • Represent Women At The Well at a national and international level
  • Incorporate a trauma responsive approach to the implementation of the organisations service provision
  • Support staff to deliver a compassionate and effective service to women who are experiencing complex life challenges
  • Implement a fundraising strategy and manage income, ensuring best practices are observed

THIS POST IS EXEMPT UNDER THE EQUALITY ACT 2010 SCHEDULE 9, PART 1 APPLICATION OPEN TO WOMEN ONLY

In return, we offer great employee benefits including five percent employer pension contribution, a generous holiday entitlement, reflective practice and external clinical supervision along with a strong focus on learning and development.

Contact recruitment@watw.org.uk or 54-55 Birkenhead Street London WC1H 8BB for an application pack.

Application deadline: Friday, 24th June 2022
Interview Dates: Week commencing circa the 4th July 2022. It is hoped the interviews will be face to face in London.
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