The First Step is a Merseyside-based Domestic Abuse charity that defies its size: specialist knowledge, expertise in supporting victim/survivors, and high standards across the board. We currently provide a 24/7 staffed women and children’s refuge, IDSVA services, and a self-referral community service.

As Chief Executive, you will play a critical role in shaping the organisation’s future and will have the opportunity to develop our public digital presence. You will be responsible for securing income for the services our beneficiaries most value, as well as ensuring that existing contract funding is sustained.

Salary range: £42,000 to £45,000      Hours: 35 per week (F/T)


Full application pack available on our website at:

Application deadline: 12 noon Friday 7th August

Interviews: Friday 21st August in Huyton if possible

For an informal discussion please contact: / 07803007385

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and open to women only. (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).

The First Step is a registered charity, No. 1054533.