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Children and Young Person's Advocate (Our Future)

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: Children and Young Person's Advocate (Our Future)
Positions Available: 1 part-time position.

15 hours.
Salary: £8,395.60
Closing date: 11th September 2020
Please note that interviews will be held on Microsoft Teams.

Black Country Women's Aid (BCWA)'s Children and Young People's Advocates, support vulnerable victims aged 3-25yrs who have experienced interpersonal violence and abuse including domestic abuse, rape and sexual violence, stalking, child sexual exploitation, wider exploitation and involvement in gangs and youth violence (list is not exhaustive).

BCWAs aim to provide a responsive, needs led service to children and young people, creating a positive culture/environment enabling them to achieve their potential.

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

We are looking to recruit a young person's advocate for our growing service to work with children in schools across the Black Country.

This position will initially hold a 6-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 return by Friday 11th September 2020

CVs will not be accepted.

Important information for all positions

Black Country Women's Aid is committed to safeguarding and promoting the 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.