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Young Persons Advocate

Black Country Women's Aid (BCWA) is a progressive charity that specializes in supporting victims of abuse.

Our services include support for both adult and child victims of domestic abuse, stalking, sexual violence, exploitation and modern slavery, as well as women in the criminal justice system.


We offer sensitive and holistic support services which help victims escape from violence, cope with trauma and rebuild their lives.

We place victims' voices at the heart of our work and develop our services in response to need, working with an extensive range of partner organizations to help victims get the right support.

BCWA services span across the Black Country including Sandwell, Dudley, Wolverhampton and Walsall, with some services covering Birmingham and the wider West Midlands.


We are looking for exceptional candidates to join our growing and successful organisation.


Job title: Young Person's Advocate
Positions Available: 2 full time positions.

37.5 hours per week.
Salary: £20,849
Closing date: 5 June 2020
Interviews to be held: Week commencing 8 June 2020
Please note that interviews will be held on Microsoft Teams.


BCWA Young People's Advocates provide support across the Black Country to women and girls aged 13- 21 who are at risk, who are affected, or who have been affected directly or indirectly from involvement in gangs, sexual violence, grooming, exploitation and relationship abuse.

The service works in an integrated, open and trauma-informed way which assists young people on their recovery journey and supports them to live safer, healthier lives in the future.


An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Women and Children's Justice Services.

We are looking to recruit two young person's advocates for our growing service to work with gang affected girls and young women across the Black Country at risk of sexual violence or child sexual exploitation.

This position will initially hold a 12 month contract.


If you would like to apply for this role, please click below and you will be emailed details of how to progress your application, including an application form you will need to complete and returned by the 5th June 2020.


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)


  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Rate: Up to £20849.00 per annum
  • Location:
  • Type: Contract selected
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: 2MES
  • Tel: 02392 387722
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2020-05-21 15:11:15 -

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