Black Country Women's Aid (BCWA) is an established charity working across the Black Country and wider West Midlands providing accommodation and community support services to victims of domestic abuse, sexual abuse and human trafficking.
Services range from advocacy, civil remedies, support in court, individual and group support, and access to a range of therapeutic interventions. All services are client and needs led.
We are looking for exceptional candidates to join our growing and successful organisation.
Job title: Modern Slavery Advocate - weekend cover
Positions available: 1 position- 22.5 hours (Friday-Sunday)
Salary range: £12,509.40 - £13,161.60 dependent on experience
Closing date: 24th May 2021
All interviews will be held via Microsoft teams.
Black Country Women's Aid (BCWA) is looking for an exceptional candidate to join our growing and successful organisation within our Modern Slavery Support Services Team.
We are looking for a highly skilled support worker with excellent communication skills, compassion, and understanding of the impact of abuse and exploitation.
You will be working within a challenging yet rewarding environment, in our refuge and outreach support service. You are required to provide a high-quality frontline service to both female and male victims of Modern Slavery (International human trafficking) and their children within the West Midlands area.
Black Country Women's Aid is committed to getting the right people and therefore willing to be flexible. The post holder is expected to undertake some out-of-hours work to meet the needs of our clients as appropriate.
BCWA has adapted services during COVID to support victims of violence and abuse that meet all the latest Government guidance. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is available at all our sites and distributed to all staff as appropriate. Full details of the BCWA Risk Assessment can be found on our website. Please read this as it provides the framework that we are delivering services against. You will receive appropriate training to undertake the duties of the job on an on and offsite basis and all situations are risk assessed. Management supervision, support and oversight are embedded in our practice to ensure all parties are kept safe.
If you would like to apply for this role, please click below and you will be emailed details of how to progress your application, including an application form you will need to complete and return by the closing date.
Important information for all positions
Black Country Women's Aid is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults, children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All posts are subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975. It will be necessary for an enhanced disclosure to be made to the Criminal Records Bureau for details of any previous criminal convictions.
Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. - The post holder must be female.