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Working for Behind Closed Doors you can be sure you will be valued and appreciated. You also get the satisfaction of knowing that your contribution to the organisation helps us ensure that everyone across Leeds is able to live safely, free from fear and harm.

Current paid opportunities

Community Domestic Violence Practitioner (*Female) Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9 (Part 1) Occupational Requirement.

Salary £22,626

37 hours a week

Behind Closed Doors is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic person to provide crisis support, risk assessment, safety planning and information as well as on going practical and emotional support for women experiencing domestic violence and abuse, who live in Leeds. This appointment is fixed term to 30 June 2021.

Closing Date: Wednesday 12 February 2020 at 4pm

Interview Date: Wednesday 19 February 2020

Please return the application pack via email to


Trustee Opportunities

Behind Closed Doors are seeking new Trustees to join our existing Board; we need positive, passionate and skilled people, who can bring their expertise to help deliver our objectives.

Being a Trustee takes commitment, but the personal rewards can be huge. You have the opportunity to positively impact people whose lives have been affected by domestic violence, and abuse. You will be instrumental in driving our strategy forward, in turn developing our income so that we can deliver a broader range of quality services, to benefit more people in need.

We are looking for Trustees who have the following skills, knowledge or experience in these key areas:

  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Public relations
  • Family Law
  • Third Sector
  • Business strategy

Board experience is desirable, although not essential.

Behind Closed Doors is an equal opportunity employer and is keen to reflect the diversity within our Board. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We hope that you are inspired to join us and look forward to hearing from you.

Closing date: Sunday 19 January 2020

Interview date: Wednesday 29 January 2020

To find out more, please download the information pack below. To apply, please send your CV and supporting letter to

Candidate Information Pack

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