Job title: Advocacy Service Manager - Stalking Threat Assessment Centre

Organisation: Suzy Lamplugh Trust


Closing date: 19 Feb 2020

Job description: The Suzy Lamplugh Trust is the UK’s pioneering personal safety charity and leading stalking authority, established in 1986 following the disappearance of 25-year-old Suzy Lamplugh whilst at work. We work towards creating a society in which people are safer - and feel safer - from the prevalence of stalking, harassment, aggression and violence, achieved through Supporting people Education and Campaigning. Our stalking helpline advice and advocacy service offers support and advice to thousands of victims of stalking every year. The Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) has awarded funding to Suzy Lamplugh Trust and partner agencies to continue the proof of concept Multi-Agency Stalking Intervention Programme (MASIP) in London. This is a ground-breaking intervention programme for stalking perpetrators, in an interdisciplinary setting, involving partners from the health and criminal justice services as well as the voluntary sector.

The postholder will work with partners in health, the police and probation services to deliver the best possible support to victims of stalking, holding partners to account in this multi-agency setting and ensuring that the voice of the victim is promoted and heard in high risk stalking cases. They will be responsible for maintaining overall project oversight and accountability to the Mayor’s Office, including data analysis and performance management and reporting, as well as managing the advocacy service on this stalking project. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of an award winning project.

Purpose of Job: The Stalking Threat Assessment Centre Advocacy Service Manager will provide leadership to the inter-agency team managing the challenges of this constantly evolving project

They will be responsible for:

  • driving the delivery of the project in London
  • ensuring that the project is on track to achieve all outcomes and reporting to MOPAC
  • ensuring an appropriate monitoring and evaluation system is in place with responsibility for ongoing monitoring and evaluation
  • providing line management to stalking advocates and supervising their casework
  • working alongside the London stalking support service Team Leader to ensure the delivery of shared outcomes
  • ensuring clear referral pathways between Suzy Lamplugh Trust stalking support services and STAC
  • preparing and maintaining project documentation
  • managing the project budget
  • driving communication across partner agencies
  • ensuring that appropriate governance, data capture and information sharing agreements are in place and
  • encouraging a change in focus or culture as necessary for successful inter-agency working.

This is a Fixed Term Contract until 31 March 2021

Location:  Stratford, London

Type: Full time

Salary: £36,000 to £38,000 depending on experience

How to apply: Please refer to our website for full Job Description and Person Specification below.  Please express your interest in and suitability for this position by sending your CV and a supporting letter, addressing the shortlisting criteria in the person specification, to [email protected] no later than 19 February 2020. Applications without a covering letter will not be considered.