Independent Stalking Advocacy Caseworker (ISAC)
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: Independent Stalking Advocacy Caseworker (ISAC)
Positions available: 1 full time position
Starting Salary: £19,968.96 full time
Closing date: 2 January 2020.
Late applications will not be accepted
The Black Country Stalking Support Service is an innovative and exciting project aimed at supporting victims of stalking.
Stalking is a serious, yet often misunderstood crime and many victims suffer in silence, not knowing where to go for help.
This project aims to support victims over 13 who are experiencing any kind of stalking.
The Stalking Advocates will provide a high-quality service with the ability to provide an array of responses, ranging from an empathetic listening ear to a proactive interventions.
The ISAC will be able to understand the individual needs of the victim based on the information they share, with the ability to identify the appropriate level of response based on risk.
The ISAC will be required to work as part of a growing, multi skilled team but have the confidence to work one to one.
Providing advocacy, being the ‘victim's voice' in meetings with other agencies will also be an important part of the ISAC's role.
This role provides an exciting opportunity to work in a service aimed at setting a precedent of how stalking victims should be supported.
There is one full time and one part time positions available.
Travel across the West Midlands is necessary for both posts, however primary focus will be in the location of Birmingham
A job description and application form is available.
If you would like to apply for this role please send your completed application form by the closing date.
CVs will not be accepted.
Important information for all positions
Black Country Women's Aid is committed to safeguarding and promoting then 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 in accordance with the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 Part 7 (2) (e)
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 .
CVs will not be accepted.
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