Anawim, Closing date: 8 June

Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010 applies.

This post is exempted from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

12-month fixed term contract

Location: Anawim, 228 Mary Street, Balsall Heath, Birmingham, B12 9RJ

Grade: SCP 25-27

Salary: £24,706 - £26,343 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week

Responsible to: Early Interventions Man

Background:

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

Applicants for this post need to have experience of working with women with offending, mental health issues and other multiple needs.

Aim:

To work as part of the Liaison & Diversion team within the Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust with women at arrest to support them with their needs as a diversion from the criminal justice system. Holding a caseload offering direct holistic support and access into the courses and services offered at Anawim. The Women mostly will have suffered trauma, so be emotionally dysregulated, may be abusing substances or have a personality disorder. The Liaison & Diversion team work in partnership with Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust Liaison & Diversion service where you will work alongside court and custody practitioners along with the Anawim team.

For more information, please visit: https://anawim.co.uk/get-involved/vacancies/  to download the Job Description & Person Specification and an External Application Form.

Closing date: Wednesday 8th June 2022 at 5pm
Interview date: TBC