Opportunities to work with us

Thank you for your interest to work or volunteer with us.

Find out about vacancies for available positions, including permanent roles, and volunteering.

Apply for a role with us

To apply for current vacant positions, please read the details of the role and follow the application guidelines provided.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about any of the roles advertised, please email our Recruitment Team on recruitment@advancecharity.org.uk to arrange a call back.

Our selection process is based on matching candidates to the requirements for the role It usually includes a face to face interview and may include a relevant practical exercise or test.

To register your interest with us for future opportunities, please send your CV to recruitment@advancecharity.org.uk

Our selection process is based on matching candidates to the requirements for the role It usually includes a face to face interview and may include a relevant practical exercise or test.

Where a face to face interview isn’t possible, we interview via video.

Why work with us?

We are an innovative and award-winning organisation, led by and for women. You can become part of the Advance team, and join our life-saving and life-changing work, supporting women and children to cope and recover from suffering domestic abuse and those who are at risk of offending or with short term sentences, to rebuild their lives and keep families together.

We recruit people who are passionate about what we do and support them to ensure we are a team that is motivated and committed to learning and sharing.

Working practices

We understand that people have different needs and aim to support our team so that they are able to manage work and home responsibilities effectively.

Our employees’ wellbeing is critical to our ability to operate across all functions and we recognise that all individuals have a life outside of work. Enabling our employees to balance work and their personal life in ways that benefit everyone is in line with our values and enables people to contribute to their best ability. We regard flexible working as important and we try to accommodate flexible working practices where possible and practical.

Benefits and Support

Advance offers a range of benefits; not least the opportunity to work in a flexible, supportive environment with a team of committed, inspiring women as we support you to build your skills and experience and grow your career

  • 30 days holiday plus public holidays (pro rata for part time)
  • Perkbox
  • Hybrid working – 1 to 2 days remote depending on the role
  • Pension scheme
  • Enhanced maternity/adoption provision
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to Yoga/Meditation and many more activities on our wellbeing online platform.
  • Employee eye care scheme
  • Clinical supervision for front line staff and first line management roles
  • Organisation wide away days
  • Additional leave for International Women’s Day, Religious Observance and Moving Home

We aim to empower and respect our employees and recognise that their health and wellbeing are critical to our success. We support this in the following ways:
We offer clinical supervision for all front-line staff, ensuring that they are supported with the work that they do, helping women and children to deal with trauma. We also offer counselling sessions to staff that may need additional support.

We have an Employee Assistance Programme, including online resources and a 24 hour confidential telephone helpline. We have regular Away Days and evening events for the whole organisation to come together, celebrate successes, share learning and have fun together! We have an active Social Committee in place and organise regular social events during the year, including film nights and shared lunches.

We also have an Employee Engagement Group in place, made up of representatives from across Advance, to enhance communication between employees and the Senior Leadership Team.

Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunities

We value diversity and believe the variety of ideas, perspectives and experiences it brings creates an effective environment in which talents can be fully utilised to achieve our goals.

We are committed to providing equality of opportunity and actively seek to recruit people from groups underrepresented in our current team. We have policies and processes in place to ensure that all employees are offered an equal opportunity in recruitment and selection, promotion, training, pay and benefits.