Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010 applies.
This post is exempted from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974
Fixed-term until March 2022
Location: Anawim, Balsall Heath, Birmingham
Grade: SCP 21-25
Salary: £21,344 - £23,986 per annum
Hours: 37 hours per week
Responsible to: Resettlement Co-Ordinator

Background: 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 worked with them to develop the work, their joint vision and ethos 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 potential.

Purpose: To support the housing of women upon the release from prison and other women in need, that enables and encourages mutually supportive relationships, maximises their independence and promotes the sustainability of the house. To work with the women enabling them to sustain a tenancy, gain skills to move on in their lives, gain work experience, manage their money and build resilience and self-reliance to achieve independent living. To ensure that the environment is a safe and secure space for the women to thrive; encouraging all residents to engage positively during their time at Dawn House and also enabling ex-residents to take on Peer Mentor roles. Take responsibility for the day to day guidance and direction of the support work team. To provide appropriate support for the support workers and bank staff as a point of reference in order to provide a safe and secure environment for the women residing in Dawn House.

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

Closing date: 5 pm on Thursday 13th May 2021
Interview date: Tuesday 25th May 2021