Support Worker (Health and Wellbeing - Male Survivors)
£9,000 per annum (based on full-time equivalent £18,000)
Evenings and Weekends
2 year fixed term contract
The West Midlands Anti-Slavery Network (WMASN) CIC connects the various agencies involved in tackling modern-day 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-day slavery, including networks, partnerships, agencies and learning establishments is key to the Network achieving its aim.
We are recruiting to a new and exciting Health and Wellbeing Specialist (Male Survivors) role for our Place of Safety Project
The role will require the postholder to provide support and safety for male adult survivors of modern slavery and human trafficking post-rescue and/or prior to a National Referral Mechanism (NRM) referral. You will support the wider team and specialist in promoting the health, wellbeing and safety of survivors, alongside assisting them to make informed decisions about their future.
The successful applicant will support clients to access specialist services and other agencies and work collaboratively as required to ensure prompt access to support, as well as creating, delivering and participating in appropriate social and recreational activities for clients.
Knowledge of modern slavery and human trafficking is essential, as is experienced in health/social work/working with vulnerable adults. A good understanding and awareness of the rights and entitlements (including immigration, housing and benefits legislation) of migrants, trafficked persons, asylum seekers and refugees are desirable.
An enhanced DBS check will be required.