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 21-25 Salary: £21,344 - £23,986 per annum
Hours: 18.5 hours per week (part-time) Responsible to: Early Interventions Coordinator


Anawim was originally founded by the Sisters of Our Lady of Charity. They invited Father Hudson’s Society to
work with them in partnership to develop the work, and 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.
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.


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 website here to download the Job
Description & Person Specification and an External Application Pack.

Closing date: Friday 22nd October 2021 at 5pm
Interview date: Tuesday 2nd November 2021