Advocacy administrator jobs near Birmingham, West Midlands (10)
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Birmingham and Solihull Women's Aid
Birmingham
£23,279
To plan and implement high quality support and advocacy services for women affected by domestic violence.
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Birmingham and Solihull Women's Aid
Birmingham
£23,279 per year
To provide support for women disclosing experiences of domestic violence and to provide training and support to health professionals
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Birmingham and Solihull Women's Aid
Birmingham
£23,279 per year
To plan and implement a high quality support service to women affected by domestic violence, seeking legal redress through the Court system
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Birmingham and Solihull Women's Aid
Birmingham
£23,279 per year
To provide emotional and practical support to women and children affected by domestic abuse and who are at risk of homelessness
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Birmingham and Solihull Women's Aid
Birmingham
£23,279 per year
To plan and implement a community development programme to address female genital mutilation, with professionals, agencies and communities.
Moreland Trust
WV1, Wolverhampton 12.73 miles
£31,310 per annum + benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands
£23,279
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Development

Ø  To identify and develop support strategies to meet the needs of women and children seeking support

  • To develop policies and practice guidelines appropriate to the project in accordance with BSWA policies and procedures
  • To keep up to date with current legislative changes for dissemination within staff team, and for use when working with women and children around their rights.
  • To identify and make links with existing projects and community services and to develop joint services where appropriate
  • To develop monitoring and evaluation procedures
  • To keep abreast of issues regarding domestic violence on a national and local level with particular reference to those that may affect the work of the service
  • To promote awareness of the impact of domestic violence on women and children and BSWA services
  • To participate in multi agency work as agreed with your line manager

Support work:

  • To recognise women and children’s individual needs, providing a short to medium term service to meet those needs
  • To support the empowerment of the service user and facilitate their understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence
  • To carry out risk assessment and safety planning with women and to promote women’s safety in multi-agency settings such as MARAC, Drive meetings
  • To work with women to access services to help keep them and their children safe
  • To work with the staff team to develop and produce an Individual Support Plan for each service user
  • To facilitate access to BSWA and its services
  • To devise and implement appropriate and safe methods of communication with women and children, in agreement with your line manager
  • To work alongside colleagues to organise in-house training and information sessions on a range of issues for service users

Administration:

  • To work within BSWA’s administrative and financial systems
  • To ensure that adequate records are kept for all service users
  • To ensure that Health and Safety records are kept up to date
  • To produce monthly reports for your line manager

Ø  To monitor and evaluate the MARAC IDVA and Drive Service, via various methods including feedback from service users and produce statistical information

Communication:

  • To ensure that all staff team members are aware of any matters that are relevant to the welfare and security of the refuges, staff, volunteers and service users by:
  1. Maintaining BSWA communication records
  2. Following safety procedures
  3. Attending team meetings
  4. Carrying out risk assessments in conjunction with your line manager
  • To attend in-house training
  • To identify and attend training and conferences relevant to the post, in agreement with your line manager
  • To attend support and supervision sessions with your line manager
  • To develop a professional working relationship with external agencies
  • Feedback relevant issues from external meetings/ training to the staff and management teams as appropriate
  • To be involved in the Annual Review process

General:

  • To maintain the confidentiality of the women and children using the service
  • To maintain confidentiality in all matters relating to the organisation
  • To offer an equal service to all women and children regardless of age, class, culture, language, race, religion and sexual orientation
  • To ensure the efficient use of resources at all times
  • To work within BSWA policies and procedures and demonstrate a commitment to the values and ethos of BSWA
  • To work within BSWA and local multi-agency safeguarding procedures.
  • To work within BSWA’s framework for equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice
  • To adhere to Child Protection and Safeguarding procedures, and Adult Safeguarding procedures throughout
  • To participate in the development and annual appraisal of a personal individual development plan with the line manager
  • To undertake any other duties required by BSWA, which may arise and commensurate with the post
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Refreshed on: 16 September 2019
Closing date: 09 October 2019
Tags: Advice, Information,Advocacy

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