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We are the only UK-wide charity dedicated solely to tackling child sexual abuse. We work to prevent abuse from happening in the first place - and to prevent it from happening again if it already has. 

We work with all those affected by abuse including adult male and female abusers; young people with harmful sexual behaviour; children with concerning sexual behaviours; victims of abuse and other family members. But we also work in families and with adults and young people where there has been no abuse, to help them keep themselves and others as safe as possible.

Our vision is is a world in which children's right to live free from sexual abuse and exploitation becomes a reality. Since 1992, we've been at the forefront of innovative services working with adults to keep children safe 

Take a look at this article to see what life is like at the Foundation.


IT Manager

Epsom, Surrey or Bromsgrove, Worcestershire (hybrid working available)
Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
£37,000 - £42,000840

About the role

We are recruiting a skilled and experienced full time IT manager for either our Bromsgrove or Epsom office (hybrid working available) to lead the LFF IT operation in supporting LFF in its mission to prevent child sexual abuse. The IT manager will deliver efficient and secure IT services across LFF by ensuring all Foundation staff have appropriate access to the right IT services, equipment, and support to enable them to work effectively. They will manage our IT technician and ensure the effective delivery of the LFF IT helpdesk, including the delivery of our external IT support supplier. The IT manager will ensure LFF’s IT team complies with necessary financial policies and procedures.

They will act as a ‘technical specialist’ in the delivery of a data protection compliant IT service, advise the CEO group on IT integrity and security as well as implement (and procure) effective cyber security systems, processes and staff behaviours. The role will support the Director of Operations (Data Protection Officer) in the monitoring and delivery of LFF data security compliance.

The IT manager will develop and help implement innovative solutions, utilising the latest technologies to support the foundation in the delivery of new and existing services. This will include the maintenance of Office 365 solutions as well as SharePoint and LFF’s move towards a cloud-based data storage and sharing system.

The IT manager will liaise directly with internal and external stakeholders to ensure effective IT services are maintained, developed and delivered in line with LFF’s business needs and our delivery to beneficiaries.

About you

Our ideal candidate will be an energetic professional, who is proactive and outcome focused with exceptional communication and relationship skills. You will be able to evidence a successful track record of delivering IT services and business processes that meet business outcomes.

Key attributes we are seeking include:

  • An ability to design, develop and implement IT solutions for LFF
  • Excellent people management and leadership skills
  • Highly organised, able to prioritise and meet required deadlines
  • A self-starter who can work on their own initiative
  • A team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Adaptable, able to keep up to date with the latest IT developments, practice developments and open to new ideas
  • Passionate about the delivery of an excellent IT service to support the prevention of child sexual abuse
  • An excellent knowledge of the delivery of secure IT service that meets required data protection legislation
  • A good knowledge of cyber essentials and steps to achieve accreditation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to create and maintain productive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders

How to apply

An application form and equal opportunities monitoring form is within this pack. We look forward to receiving your completed documents by 13 June at 9am. Please send your completed application to our HR team on: hr@lucyfaithfull.org.uk. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place w/c 20 June 2022. You will not be contacted if you have not been shortlisted.

For more information or a discussion regarding this position, please do not hesitate to contact Adrian McNulty on 07719 911486.

Please note the successful candidate will be required to undergo a standard DBS check for this position. 

We believe in creating a positive environment where our differences are respected and each of us feels valued for our contribution. Treating people fairly is part of our values and at the core of our culture. As an inclusive employer, all qualified candidates will be considered regardless of race, ethnicity, religion or belief, age, socioeconomic background, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity and caring responsibilities, marital status, nationality and disability including invisible disabilities and neurodiversity.


Practitioner

Epsom, Surrey or Bromsgrove, Worcestershire (hybrid working available)
Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
£37,000 - £38,840

About the role

We are recruiting skilled and experienced professional practitioners to join our multi-disciplinary, innovative team. You will carry out assessments and interventions for local authorities in cases where sexual abuse is known or suspected, and provide advice via our Stop It Now! helpline and deliver training to other professionals as well as contributing to wider service developments within the Foundation.

You will have experience in working with adults and/or children and young people who have sexually harmful behaviours and ideally with non-offending parents/carers.  You will need excellent interviewing, clinical, and report writing skills. Expert knowledge about people who commit sexual offences is required and experience in providing consultancy and training to other professionals is desirable.

This is a highly rewarding role within a friendly, supportive and hardworking team that is committed to keeping children safe from sexual harm.

About you

Our ideal candidate will be an energetic professional, who is proactive and outcome-focused with exceptional communication and relationship skills. You will be able to evidence a successful track record of working with individuals and families impacted by child sexual abuse. You will be able to demonstrate confidence in translating the Foundation’s mission into direct child protection practice and equipping other professionals in tackling child sexual abuse.

Key attributes we are seeking include:

  • an ability to undertake independent risk assessments of alleged and convicted sex offenders referred by statutory agencies, family and criminal courts, solicitors, and other organisations including self-referrals
  • experience of direct therapeutic work, intervening with alleged and convicted offenders and non-offending parents/partners
  • being a team player working with colleagues to prevent child sexual abuse
  • an ability to provide confidential advice to callers through the Stop it Now! Helpline, including abusers/potential abusers; friends and family of abusers/potential abusers; parents worried about the sexual interests and behaviour of their children
  • maintaining effective records in line with Foundation policy and practice
  • a flexible practitioner with an ability to network with internal and external colleagues to ensure deadlines are met and quality work is delivered
  • skills in delivering group-work based intervention
  • skills in delivering training to groups of professionals.

How to apply

A job pack can be obtained from hr@lucyfaithfull.org.uk. We look forward to receiving your completed documents by 5 pm, 23 May 2022. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place as suitable applications are received – as a guideline w/c 6 June 2022. You will not be contacted if you have not been shortlisted.

For more information or a discussion regarding this position, please do not hesitate to contact Adrian McNulty on 07719 911486.

Please note the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check for this position.


Director of Policy and Advocacy

Epsom, Surrey or Bromsgrove, Worcestershire (hybrid working available)
Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Up to £52,500

About us

The Lucy Faithfull Foundation is the only UK-wide charity dedicated solely to preventing child sexual abuse. We run the Stop It Now! helpline and campaign. Our mission is to prevent sexual abuse from happening by working with those perpetrating it, those affected by it, and with protective adults who can keep children safe.

We are an influential charity and we’re growing. Our work is vital and has a real impact – every day we protect children from harm.

About the role

We are looking for a dynamic and talented senior leader to join our management team as Director of Policy and Advocacy. This is a new role. The successful candidate will advocate and influence policy, deliver effective engagement with a range of audiences and key stakeholders, and increase awareness of our work and our services. They will head up our communications team of five.

This role will contribute to organisational development, influence our direction of travel and create new possibilities for the prevention of child sexual abuse. This is a fantastic opportunity for a senior leader to have a big impact.

About you

You will have experience in effective delivery at a senior management level in policy, advocacy, engagement, or communications. A background in child protection is essential and there is scope to develop your existing areas of expertise.

We are seeking someone with an instinct for creative communications, authentic engagement, and strong leadership skills. You need to be able to represent the Foundation with gravitas and credibility to the highest levels of external audiences (e.g. governments, law enforcement agencies, funders, and charities), while at the same time being prepared to lead through example in a medium-sized and growing organisation, with a hands-on approach to our day-to-day activities.

You will need:

  • Experience of working in a child safeguarding role within the statutory or non-statutory sector, or a thorough understanding of child protection and child sexual abuse.
  • Experience of working at a senior management level in either a policy, advocacy, engagement, or communications role.
  • A demonstrable track record of engaging with decision-makers and key influencers.

You will have:

  • Demonstrable interpersonal, negotiating, and collaboration skills, with the ability to influence both internal and external partners at a senior level.
  • Highly developed verbal communication skills including the skill to speak engagingly to a range of audiences, including the public.
  • Highly developed written communication skills to produce guidance and policy documents, reports, and articles that are engaging, clear, and practical.

You will be:

  • Passionate about the delivery of our vision of a world free from child sexual abuse.
  • An inspiring role model for others, capable of building trust and promoting our vision/mission and values.
  • Happy to pitch in and support colleagues on organisational priorities with a ‘can-do’ attitude.

At The Lucy Faithfull Foundation, we believe in creating a positive environment where our differences are respected and each of us feels valued for our contribution. Treating people fairly is part of our values and at the core of our culture. As an inclusive employer, all qualified candidates will be considered regardless of race, ethnicity, religion or belief, age, socioeconomic background, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, maternity and caring responsibilities, marital status, nationality, disability including invisible disabilities and neurodiversity.

If you are eager to make a positive difference in your next role, this is a superb opportunity to join a charity tackling an issue that affects 1 in 6 children across the UK. In joining us, you will be instrumental in helping us protect children from harm.

For an informal discussion in relation to this role please call Deborah Denis, CEO, on 07984 762 748.

For a job pack please contact hr@lucyfaithfull.org.uk specifying the position you are interested in.

The closing date for completed applications is 24th May 2022 but we reserve the right to close the vacancy early as we will be interviewing candidates shortlisted as applications are received, therefore we advise that you submit your completed application form as quickly as possible.  Unsuccessful candidates will not be contacted after the closing date.


Fundraising Manager

Edinburgh, Scotland - Hybrid working (office based at least one day a week)

Part-time, 22.5 hours per week
£18,000 - £21,000 (£30,000-£35,000 f.t.e) dependent on skills and experience

We are looking for a part time dynamic and talented fundraising manager to join our Scotland team at our Edinburgh office (hybrid working available with one day in the office required) on a fixed term contract for 2 years (with potential to extend, funding dependent).

About the role

This is a superb opportunity to join a charity tackling an issue that affects 1 in 6 children in Scotland. In joining us you will be instrumental in helping us protect the next child from harm.

Over the last 5 years we have secured funding from a range of trusts and foundations who support our work. But there is more we can do if we are to tackle child sexual abuse as a preventable public health issue. As our fundraising manager, you will be responsible for the development and delivery of our fundraising strategy which will help us scale our work across Scotland.

You will steward existing funder relationships and cultivate new ones with a focus on trust and foundation fundraising. You will be responsible for diversifying our income streams through corporate funding. You will project manage reports in relation to grants and develop structures so reporting is effective and timely.

You will help take our work to protect children to the next level, developing new income streams, setting challenging but realistic annual goals and fostering a culture of collaboration and support.

If you are eager to make a positive difference in your next role then this position is for you.

About you

You will need

  • A demonstrable track record of success in fundraising within a third sector organisation
  • Evidenced experience in gaining grant funding from trusts and foundations and/or statutory bodies
  • Excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills with a strong eye for detail

You will be

  • Organised, self-motivated and able to manage a large and varied workload
  • A creative thinker who champions new ideas and approaches to fundraising
  • Committed to delivering our vision of a world free of child sexual abuse

The benefits

  • A strong sense of purpose knowing your work makes a real impact
  • Support from our UK fundraising manager and Scottish based head of external relations
  • 25 days leave plus public holidays (pro rata)
  • Up to 5 days learning and development each year
  • Nest pension
  • Company sick pay (after probationary period)
  • Benenden medical cover
  • Employee assistance programme

Please obtain a job pack from hr@lucyfaithfull.org.uk

Closing date for applications: Monday 25th April 2022 at 9am

Interviews will take place: as applications are received

Interviews will be held on a rolling basis as candidates are shortlisted and we therefore reserve the right to close the position early. Candidates not shortlisted will not be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a standard DBS check.

For an informal discussion please call Stuart Allardyce our Stop It Now! Scotland director on 07881 824 871.

At The Lucy Faithfull Foundation we believe in creating a positive environment where our differences are respected and each of us feels valued for our contribution. Treating people fairly is part of our values and at the core of our culture. As an inclusive employer all qualified candidates will be considered regardless of race, ethnicity, religion or belief, age, socioeconomic background, gender status, nationality and disability including invisible disabilities and neurodiversity.


Unfortunately, we don't have the capacity to hold CVs on file, so please don't send speculative job or work placement applications.

We are sorry that due to the high number of applications we receive, we are unable to provide feedback and might not always be able to inform unsuccessful applications. If you haven’t heard from us by two weeks after the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful this time.

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Tel: 01527 591922
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The Lucy Faithfull Foundation is a Registered Charity No. 1013025, and is a company limited by guarantee, Registered in England No. 2729957.

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