West Midlands Anti Slavery Network, Closing date: 8 December

The post holder will lead strategically on Birmingham City Council’s response to modern slavery, with a particular focus on adults. This will include convening partners; increasing training and awareness across the council footprint; supporting the development of survivor-care pathways; and working towards the development and adoption of a modern slavery strategy in a public health framework. The post holder will work closely with Community Safety colleagues and across the wider council.

Role: Birmingham City Council Modern Slavery Coordinator – commissioned through West Midlands Anti Slavery Network

Salary: £36,371 - £40,578 (starting salary negotiable)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Hybrid working across the following locations – Birmingham City Council Community Safety Team, City Operations Directorate, Woodcock Street, Birmingham; West Midlands Anti Slavery Network (city centre offices) and home working.

18 months fixed term contract.

Are you passionate about developing a multi-agency response and providing person centred support pathways for survivors of modern slavery and human trafficking?

Do you have experience of managing and co-producing services in an innovative way?

Are you looking for a role with a supportive and enthusiastic team committed to improving the response to survivors of modern slavery in the West Midlands?

West Midlands Anti-Slavery Network (WMASN) (Registered Charity No. 1200309) connects the various agencies involved in tackling modern slavery in the West Midlands and beyond. We aim to develop an effective regional multi agency anti-slavery network to raise awareness, reduce the threat and harm of slavery, and rescue and support survivors of slavery in the West Midlands geographical area. Developing strategic partnerships and collaborations with other regional, national, and international organisations to tackle modern slavery, including networks, partnerships, agencies, and learning establishments, is key to the Network achieving its aim.
West Midlands Anti Slavery Network has been commissioned to provide a Modern Slavery Coordinator capability to Birmingham City Council to manage and coordinate its modern slavery multi-agency partnership response to modern slavery.

Role Purpose:

The post holder will lead strategically on Birmingham City Council’s response to modern slavery, with a particular focus on adults. This will include convening partners; increasing training and awareness across the council footprint; supporting the development of survivor-care pathways; and working towards the development and adoption of a modern slavery strategy in a public health framework. The post holder will work closely with Community Safety colleagues and across the wider council.
The post holder will be an employee of West Midlands Anti Slavery Network and will be subject to West Midlands Anti Slavery Network terms and conditions of employment.


West Midlands Anti Slavery Network’s organisational values are at the core of all that we do, the successful applicant will be someone who shares these values with us

We unite
We are accountable
We are kind
The survivor is at the centre of all that we do,
We do no further harm
We encourage innovation to drive and affect change.

Employee benefits
• 29 days holiday plus bank holidays and flexible TOIL arrangements.
• 6% employer pension contribution.
• Hybrid working


Application Process
In order to apply for this role, you should submit your CV and a supporting statement which evidences how your knowledge and experience fit the criteria outlined on the person specification. You should address each point on the person specification in your supporting statement, which should not exceed 1000 words. Applications that do not include a supporting statement will not be considered. Please refer to the job description and person specification attached.

Closing Date for Applications – Thursday 8th December 2022.

We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis and may contact you for a short telephone conversation before inviting you for interview.

If you have not heard from us by the 9th December 2022, you should assume that you have not been shortlisted.

Interviews will be held w/c 12th December 2022 (in person) – there will be representatives from West Midlands Anti Slavery Network and Birmingham City Council on the interview panel.

Please forward all applications to: [email protected] 

If you would like any further information about this vacancy, please contact Donna Pryor on 07907 479477.

WMASN is committed to inclusive employment practices, and we encourage applications from people who have lived experience of the issues our organisation addresses, and applicants from diverse backgrounds and ethnicities. We encourage applicants to think creatively about how they can meet the requirements of the person specification, if there are essential criteria you do not meet, so please do describe this in your application. We are looking for talented individuals who align with our values and support our mission – there are no barriers to how you demonstrate this.

An enhanced DBS check will be required.

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