VACANCY – Modern Slavery Advocate
Location: West Bromwich
Hours: Monday – Friday, 9AM - 5PM, 37.5 hours per week
Pay: £19,963 – £21,936 per annum (dependent on experience)
Venn Group is currently recruiting for a Support Worker, to work specifically victims of human trafficking/modern slavery. The successful candidate will need to have strong experience within supporting roles, for example; mental health, complex needs, homeless support, domestic violence and/or drug and alcohol support.
Please note that this role is a mixture between office and remote working, therefore candidates must be comfortable with WFH procedures. Meetings with service users are required, subject to COVID risk assessment, and full PPE is provided.
Occasionally, there will be the requirement to travel to Solihull and Croydon, however mileage is able to be expensed at 45p per mile and train tickets will be paid for by the organisation.
Responsibilities of the role:
Receiving referrals of victims of international human trafficking/modern for BCWA refuge accommodation (female victims and their children) and through outreach support (male and female victims and their children)
Support clients to enable them to make positive choices about their future and reduce the risks from issues including substance misuse, mental health, re-trafficking and prostitution in a positive way
Managing a caseload of victims of modern slavery living within the West Midlands within a specified timescale to meet contractual requirements which includes all aspects of case management including: risk assessment; needs assessment; support planning; outcomes and case review
To maintain accurate, concise and up to date case management systems
Act as an advocate and independent voice for victims in service empowering them to address various challenges and reduce risk
Support survivors and potential victims of slavery by providing access to a range of specialist services, enabling them to safely recover and develop resilient independent lives
Building and maintaining partnership with partners in the Criminal Justice System, health, employment, education and other relevant areas work within agreed working protocols
Previous experience in a related supportive role
Good IT skills and knowledge of WFH software and processes
Enhanced DBS certificate
Full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle
To discuss this excellent opportunity further, please contact Francesca Ellis on 0121 616 0660, or alternatively email firstname.lastname@example.org with an up-to-date copy of your CV as soon as possible.
Please note that only suitable candidates will be contacted. If you have not received a response within 48 hours please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.