Decision details

Establishing post of Strategic Domestic Abuse Manager

Decision Maker: Managing Director, Children and Young People - Gerard Jones

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Council and Partnership are seeking to strengthen Oldham’s response to domestic abuse. The proposed post of Strategic Domestic Abuse manager is to create capacity to drive forward this work, supporting the Executive Director for Communities and Reform as the Council’s lead on domestic abuse, and chair of Oldham’s Domestic Abuse Partnership. The post holder will lead the development, implementation, monitoring and review of the multi-agency Oldham Domestic Abuse Strategy and accompanying action plan, working collaboratively with Council staff and a wide range of partners. The role will also support implementation of the response to the Domestic Abuse Act 2021.


RESOLVED - That: The post of Strategic Domestic Abuse Manager (graded SM3) be created on a fixed term basis for three years.

Reasons for the decision:

Option 1 - Do not create the post
Option 2 - Create the post

Alternative options considered:

Option 1 - Do not create the post

Publication date: 12/10/2021

Date of decision: 12/10/2021

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