Summary:

Safer Wales is looking to recruit 2 Caseworkers, one full time post in Swansea and one part time post in Newport for the Women’s Whole System Approach project which covers South Wales and Gwent – in and around Police custody suites and the community.

About Us:

 

Everyone has the right to be safe.

Safer Wales is an independent charity.  For over 20 years we have been supporting, protecting and empowering groups of people, many of whom are invisible in society.

The Whole System Approach project:

The WSA Project forms part of the Future 4 consortium remit and is part of the Women’s Pathfinder.  The service is designed to deliver a woman specific integrated approach to supporting women who come into contact with (or are at risk of) the criminal justice system in South Wales and Gwent.  The WSA scheme supports women away from crime, supporting them in achieving a better life away from criminal justice services.  The scheme is based in the police custody suites and community settings.  It consists of identifying, assessing, engaging and providing support packages for women.

Job Role:

  • To operate as part of a team, taking overall responsibility for assessment, support and interventions with women who have been referred to the whole system approach scheme
  • To facilitate programmes of interventions and support, working with other partners and agencies, both statutory and non-statutory
  • To be responsible for the case management of women, either active or within partner agencies who remain under the scheme.

Job Description available for download here

Additional Information

Contract:  Fixed term basis to 30 September 2021 with possibility of extending 30 September 2023 and may be extended pending further funding.

Location: one full time post in Swansea and one part time (29 hours per week) post in Newport

This vacancy is only open to female applicants as an occupational requirement exception under Sch 9 of the Equality Act 2010.

This vacancy is subject to Enhanced DBS and Police vetting.

To Apply:

Safer Wales and Include are Equal Opportunities employers, therefore we would be grateful if you went to our website www.saferwales.com/recruitment  for further information and to complete and return the application form and equal opportunities form.

Closing date: 10 August 2020