Job title: Independent Stalking Advocacy Caseworker (ISAC)
Positions available: 1 full time position
Starting Salary: £19,968.96 full time
Closing date: 10 January 2020. Late applications will not be accepted
The Black Country Stalking Support Service is an innovative and exciting project aimed at supporting victims of stalking. Stalking is a serious, yet often misunderstood crime and many victims suffer in silence, not knowing where to go for help. This project aims to support victims over 13 who are experiencing any kind of stalking.
The Stalking Advocates will provide a high-quality service with the ability to provide an array of responses, ranging from an empathetic listening ear to a proactive interventions. The ISAC will be able to understand the individual needs of the victim based on the information they share, with the ability to identify the appropriate level of response based on risk.
The ISAC will be required to work as part of a growing, multi skilled team but have the confidence to work one to one. Providing advocacy, being the ‘victim’s voice’ in meetings with other agencies will also be an important part of the ISAC’s role. This role provides an exciting opportunity to work in a service aimed at setting a precedent of how stalking victims should be supported.
There is one full time and one part time positions available. Travel across the West Midlands is necessary for both posts, however primary focus will be in the location of Birmingham.
An application pack can be found below: