Female Service Manager to Mental Health & Wellbeing Team
Anawim Women’s Project, Birmingham, B12 9RJ
Salary £29,213 - £30,911 per annum
37 hours per week
Fixed term contract to December 2020
Section S7(2) (c&d) of the Sex Discrimination Act applies
This post is exempted from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service requested if appointed
Project aim :
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 work with them in partnership to develop the work, their joint vision and ethos to 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.
Job Purpose :
To lead and supervise a team of caseworkers and peer support workers to support women with mental health issues to divert them from involvement in the criminal justice system, prevent them from entering secure mental health units and assist to reintegrate after spells within them and custody.
Oversee them to provide an effective service in supporting women who are vulnerable due to their mental health, involvement in crime, prostitution, as survivors of domestic & sexual abuse, drug & alcohol abuse & housing needs, having due regard for confidentiality and Data Protection legislation.
See job description & person specification for full details
An Enhanced DBS from the Disclosure and Barring Service is a requirement of the post.
Closing Date for applications : 20th January 2019
Interview date : 29th January 2019
Ref : P1278