Below you will find listings of vacancies and opportunities with organisations working in combating modern slavery in the West Midlands and beyond. You can also keep up to date with opportunities by following us on Twitter @WestMidsASN.
If you require information in an alternative format please email info[@]westmidlandsantislavery.org.
Advice and Advocacy Coordinator (Male Survivors) at West Midlands Anti-Slavery Network
This role will require the postholder to take responsibility for the immediate support, safety, and referral pathways for male adult survivors of human trafficking and modern slavery post-rescue and/or prior to a National Referral Mechanism (NRM) referral. The successful candidate will manage a client caseload (and the associated deadlines, record keeping and prioritisation of tasks), promoting the wellbeing and safety of their clients, as well as assisting them to make informed decisions about their future.
Experience working with survivors of modern slavery either paid or voluntary is desirable, but not essential, as is experience of working in a safe house.
Find out more and apply here: https://www.bvsc.org/third-sector-jobs/advice-and-advocacy-coordinator-male-survivors
Support Worker (Health and Wellbeing – Male Survivors)
This role will require the postholder to provide support and safety for male adult survivors of modern slavery and human trafficking post-rescue and/or prior to a National Referral Mechanism (NRM) referral. You will support the wider team and specialist in promoting the health, wellbeing and safety of survivors, alongside assisting them to make informed decisions about their future.
Find out more about the role and apply here: https://www.bvsc.org/third-sector-jobs/support-worker-health-and-wellbeing-male-survivors
Vacancy: Community Data Analyst, STOP THE TRAFIK Global
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours/week
Salary: £22,935 per annum
Duration: 10 Month Fixed Term Contract (with a view to extend)
STOP THE TRAFFIK has been at the forefront of developing intelligence-led approach to human trafficking prevention. Our working model brings together high level organisations, cutting edge technology and the drive and determination of teams of people passionate about the work they do.
Programme Challenger is Greater Manchester’s partnership approach to tackling serious organised crime in all its forms. At the heart of this is a multi-agency team with the responsibility of gathering information and intelligence and implementing strategies to disrupt organised crime. This includes modern slavery and human trafficking (MSHT).
In conjunction with the Programme Challenger, STOP THE TRAFFIK are seeking a Community Data Analyst based in Manchester. The analyst will need to develop strong relationships and partnerships in order to promote the sharing of data and information from a range of organisations including NGOs, community groups, law enforcement, businesses, public protection, and safeguarding.
Application Deadline: Midday Monday 15th April 2019
Interviews: Friday 26th April 2019 (in Manchester)
Vacancy: Adavu Support Caseworker (Maternity Cover), Birmingham Methodist District
(0.8 FTE (Full Time Equivalent)- 32 hours a week)
Salary: £17,868 p.a. (initial appointment for 9 months, with a possible extension to 12 months)
Based at: Office in Balsall Heath, Birmingham, with some occasional travel throughout the West Midlands and UK as required. Home working possible by agreement with Management group. This role will also require the support worker to travel to meet with clients and attend appointments across the West Midlands policing area.
Adavu is a project of the Birmingham Methodist District (registered charity 1134167) which responds to modern slavery in the West Midlands. Our main area of work is offering long-term support and advocacy for adult survivors of modern slavery. We currently employ two support workers. See www.adavu.org.uk for further information.
Application Deadline: Monday 22nd April at Midday.
Interviews: Thursday 9th May.
Please e-mail email@example.com for an application pack or ring 0121 647 1960 and ask for Adavu (please note the office is staffed Monday to Friday only 9-3pm).
Vacancy: Project Manager at West Midlands Anti-Slavery Network
Project Development Manager
2 year fixed term contract
The West Midlands Anti-Slavery Network (WMASN) CIC connects the various agencies involved in tackling modern day slavery in the West Midlands and beyond. We aim to develop an effective regional multi agency anti-slavery network to raise awareness, reduce the threat and harm of slavery and rescue and support victims of slavery in the West Midlands geographical area. Developing strategic partnerships and collaborations with other regional, national and international organisations to tackle modern day slavery, including networks, partnerships, agencies and learning establishments is key to the Network achieving its aim.
We are recruiting to a new and exciting Project Development Manager role, who will have responsibility for both the strategic and operational aspects of the place of safety and holistic centre for male adult victims of human trafficking.
The successful applicant will have an understanding of supported housing for individuals with specific needs, an understanding of trafficking and modern slavery issues and be required to undertake assessments for those who may access the service. With line management responsibility for the centre’s support workers, you will have responsibility for creating rotas, petty cash, managing incidents and health and safety.
Strategically, the successful applicant will be responsible for raising the profile of WMASN, creating further business opportunities and producing Board level reports and papers. Identifying and applying for further funding opportunities will be a fundamental part of the role. With excellent project management skills, you will be adept at managing the operations of the safe house as well as seeking further business development opportunities.
How to apply
Follow this link for the application form and job description: https://www.bvsc.org/third-sector-jobs/project-development-manager
Alternatively, please contact the recruitment team on 0121 678 8899 or firstname.lastname@example.org and a member of our recruitment team will email a copy of the job description.
Application deadline: Wednesday 6th February 2019 (10am)
Interviews: Friday 22nd February 2019 (Please note we are unable to provide an alternative interview date and all successful candidates must be available on the above date)