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Female Caseworker (Criminal Justice)

Ref: P1268

Department: Anawim Women's Project

Location: Balsall Heath, Birmingham B12 9RJ

Salary: 37 hours per week, SCP 21 - 25, £20,716- £23,281per annum

Closing Date:  Closed

37 hours per week with flexibility to work occasional evenings & weekends

 Background to the Project:

Anawim is an independent charity founded upon the Catholic ethos of its two founding partners, Father Hudson’s Society and Our Lady of Charity whose Trustees work with Anawim to develop the work, their joint vision and ethos to inspire the project.

Aim of the Project:

Anawim seeks to support women who are vulnerable due to poverty, homelessness, abuse, rape, addictions, and may be drawn into prostitution and/or offending as a consequence. It recognises prostitution as exploitation of women. All staff, whether working in a paid or voluntary capacity, are expected to respect and work to the core values of respecting others, valuing all, and belief in the possibility of a life lived to the full.

 Background to this post:

To work with the existing team in the ‘one stop shop’ women’s centre to provide support to the women who attend and who have multiple and complex needs.

Build up a caseload (up to 30 at any one time) such that a minimum of 60 clients achieve positive outcomes. Clients will come through on community alternatives to custody or on license with the National Probation Service hence they will be women deemed at high risk of re-offending from the courts therefore you would offer support and help to the clients to involve them in all the activities and courses on offer at the centre.

See job description & person specification for full details.

Closing Date for applications: Friday 7th December 2018       Interview date: TBC

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