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Female Service Manager to the Mental Health & Wellbeing Team

Ref: P1278

Department: Anawim Women's Project

Location: Balsall Heath, Birmingham B12 9RJ

Salary: £29,213 - £30,911

Closing Date:  20 January 2019

This is a fixed term post to December 2020 working 37 hours per week.

Project aim:

Anawim is an independent charity originally founded by the Sisters of Our Lady of Charity. The trustees include representatives from Father Hudson’s Society and Our Lady of Charity who work with them in partnership to develop the work, their joint vision and ethos to continue to inspire 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.

Job Purpose:

To lead and supervise a team of caseworkers and peer support workers to support women with mental health issues to divert them from involvement in the criminal justice system, prevent them from entering secure mental health units and assist to reintegrate after spells within them and custody. Oversee them to provide an effective service in supporting women who are vulnerable due to their mental health, involvement in crime, prostitution, as survivors of domestic & sexual abuse, drug & alcohol abuse & housing needs, having due regard for confidentiality and Data Protection legislation.

See job description & person specification for full details

Closing Date for applications: 20th January 2019

Interview to be held on 29th January 2019 at the Anawim Project.

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