Black Country Women’s Aid (BCWA) is a leading regional charity in the West Midlands, supporting over 5000 victims of domestic abuse, sexual abuse, sexual exploitation and international human trafficking each year, as well as supporting female offenders through diversionary programmes. Our dynamic, growing specialist team work with drive and passion to change policy, practice and people’s lives. Services include refuge accommodation, support in the community and at court, specialist counselling and prevention work in schools and communities. We place victims’ voices at the heart of all that we do. We listen, we support, we care.
BCWA is an Investors in People Gold organisation.
We are seeking a Women’s Justice Worker to work within the Mariposa Project, a partnership with Staffordshire and West Midlands CRC which offers diversionary programmes to female offenders in the community across Sandwell, Dudley and Birmingham.
Working within a challenging yet rewarding environment, you will be required to provide a high-quality frontline service to female offenders attending Mariposa. You will prepare and deliver a portfolio of group programmes including a Healthy Relationships Programme, a Healthy Emotions Programme and a Parenting Programme, and manage a caseload including: risk assessment; learning needs assessment; outcomes and case reviews. You will maintain partnerships within the Criminal Justice System, health, employment, education and other relevant partner agencies, and work to agreed working protocols
The successful candidates will be experienced in working with vulnerable people, have excellent communication skills, and be optimistic about the possibility of personal growth and change. You will have: a commitment to supporting female offenders; an understanding of the issues which affect them, including domestic and sexual violence; and a knowledge of the infrastructure surrounding female offenders including the role of CRCs. You will be experienced in delivering group work and evidence-based interventions, and a commitment to demonstrating outcomes.
Job title: Women’s Justice Worker
Positions available: 1 X Full Time
Salary: £19,968 per annum
Closing date: 22nd March 2019 at 17:00.
CVs will not be accepted.