Black Country Women’s Aid
Children and Young Peoples Advocate Educator
Black Country Women’s Aid (BCWA) is looking to recruit a dynamic, self-motivated, positive person who will be based either in Dudley, Wolverhampton, Sandwell or Walsall. This is a new and exciting opportunity to recruit Children and Young People’s Advocate Educators to be part of the Domestic Violence and abuse Children and Young Peoples school support service. The role will require the delivery of group work packages to support Children and Young people’s raise awareness of Domestic violence, and support those who have been directly affected by it. Also to build positive relationships with schools and partnership services in the best interest of Children and Young People.
Job title: Children and Young Peoples Advocate Educator
Positions available: Full Time and Part Time positions available in the following locations: Sandwell, Dudley, and Wolverhampton.
Salary: £20,849 – Pro rata for part time
Closing date: 14th January 2019
The role will also include delivering one to one interventions. The Children and Young Persons Advocate will also manage a caseload and work in partnership with key stakeholders to support the wellbeing of young people.
Applicants MUST have a full understanding of Working Together 2018, safeguarding within the field of violence and abuse and have some experience of delivering support services directly to vulnerable people.
Black Country Women’s Aid is committed to getting the right people and therefore willing to be flexible. The post holder is expected to undertake some out of hours work as appropriate.
A job description and application form are attached.
If you would like to apply for this role please send your completed application form to firstname.lastname@example.org by 14th January 2018.
CVs will not be accepted.
Important information for all positions
Black Country Women’s Aid is committed to safeguarding and promoting then welfare of vulnerable adults, children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All posts are subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975. It will be necessary for an enhanced disclosure to be made to the Criminal Records Bureau for details of any previous criminal convictions.
Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. – The post holder must be female in accordance with the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 Part 7 (2) (e)