Service Delivery Manager (Adult Women)

Basis is looking to appoint a Service Delivery Manager for the team who work with adult women including those who sex work and /or are sexually exploited. We hope to appoint someone who is passionate about managing a service that meets the needs of women who are sex working and/or sexually exploited. As part of the leadership team, you will leading a team of 8 frontline staff and pro-actively working with partners (inc funders) to ensure health, social care, housing and criminal justice systems deliver the best outcomes for the women we work with.

You will  pro-actively seek out opportunities to work alongside experts by experience, be tenacious in challenging stigma and take an evidence based, trauma informed approach, centring the voices of women we support at the heart of our work.  This will include ensuring efficient processes and procedures are in place  for staff and for women to access services safely and being curious about potential for practice improvement and innovation. You will understand the importance of safeguarding procedures, promote workforce development as well as self-care (for everyone in the organisation) and ensure the frontline team are effectively supported due to the levels of (vicarious and other) trauma experienced.  

We welcome applications from women with relevant lived experience, recognising the value in this as well as any transferable skills that may not be mentioned in the person specification. We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive working environment where we can all be ourselves and succeed. We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, and other women who experience racism and Trans (identifying as women) and non-binary as they are currently under-represented within our staff team. All appointments will be are made on merit, based on the criteria identified in the job description and person specification. Find out more about the team here.

Working at Basis means being part of a fun, dynamic and vibrant workforce; we also offer a benefits package including flexible working, contributory pension (4%), childcare vouchers, funded external supervision, significant opportunities to access training and an Employee Assistance package.

If you have any questions about whether you might qualify for the post, we strongly recommend you reach out, we would be happy to answer any questions you might have: please email: or call 0113- 243 0036 and ask to speak to Joan.

To apply please download our Application-Form and Equal-Opportunities-Monitoring-Form and return them to Please do not send CVs

Job Description Service Delivery Manager (Adult Team )

Deadline: 10th Aug midday | Interview Date : 16th Aug

Salary: £29,117  (full time post)

Contract end date: March 31 2023 (with potential to extend)

 You will be based in Leeds (in-office work will be COVID-19 dependent) and may need to work unsocial hours. There is some free parking but parking near the office will also be reimbursed.

Basis is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk. This post will be subject to enhanced DBS check.

Because of the nature of the work this post is open to women only.  Sex discrimination act 1975 exemption S7 (2) (e) applies.

Only applicants who have the right to work in the UK or have a valid visa or work permit for a minimum of 6 months at the time of application will be considered for this role.