Working for A Way Out could be one of the most exciting, rewarding and fulfilling things you ever do, whether that is working at a Senior Management level or volunteering a couple of hours each week; you will be involved in working for one of the regions top voluntary organisations, receiving the highest quality training & support whilst making a real difference in peoples lives.

A Way Out is currently actively recruiting to 2 exciting roles, a Cleveland Divert Women’s Complex Needs Work and a Young Women’s Project Worker (maternity cover) to join our Blossom Team, please see below for further details:

Cleveland Divert Women’s Complex Needs Worker

 30hrs pw, £20,546 pro rata

A Way Out’s women’s project, Liberty, consists of an outreach and a recovery program, aiming to engage women aged18+, with various needs.  The projects prime focus is on tackling and addressing sexual exploitation/prostitution and the wide range of associated issues i.e. substance misuse, homelessness etc. It aims to provide clear pathways and improve access to key services such as sexual health for women involved in sex work both on and off street.

Cleveland Divert is a voluntary, multi-agency adult offender diversion scheme that is being introduced as part of the Police and Crime Commissioners strategy to reduce re-offending to give offenders the opportunity to address the underlying causes of their offending behaviour and prevent them re-offending. The scheme will target low and medium level offenders and offer them a credible alternative to criminal prosecution.

A Way Out are seeking to recruit a Cleveland Divert Women’s Complex Needs Worker as part of a small multi agency team to set up and implement the Cleveland Divert Scheme, offering eligible and willing offenders the chance to engage with support services to address their criminality and the reasons for it.

For further information (Job Description, Person Spec and application form) please go to

Completed application forms should be forwarded to or Anita Burke, General Manager, A Way Out, 1-2 Castlegate Quay, The Riverside, Stockton on Tees, TS18 1BZ. Closing date 24th August 2018, 12.00 noon.


Young Women’s Project Worker

37.5 hrs pw, £19,045 (Maternity cover for up to a period of 9 months)

The Blossom project is an outreach and engagement service targeted to support young women aged 16-24 years, living in Stockton on Tees, who experience multiple disadvantages and are at significant risk of poor outcomes.  The service works to build emotional resilience and to encourage positive life choices, with the aim of preventing young women being vulnerable to exploitation and abuse and progressing into survival sex work.

The project, delivered within a multi-agency framework, will include outreach, hostel/college in-reach and low threshold drop-ins, group work and one to one support, intending to enhance the lifestyles of young women, whilst raising their long-term aspirations.

They are seeking to recruit a dynamic and experienced Project Worker, to support the delivery of the outreach, in-reach and recovery program, meet and build relationships with vulnerable young women and hold a caseload of those young women offering practical and emotional support to encourage and motivate change.

It is an Occupational Requirement that applications for these posts are open to women only, as permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1, or the Equality Act 2010. Enhanced DBS checks will be required.

The post is to cover maternity leave for up to a period of 9 months.

For further details of the job description, person specification and application form please go to Application packs can be obtained from Anita Burke, General Manager, A Way Out, 1-2 Castlegate Quay, The Riverside, Stockton on Tees, TS18 1BZ, or by ringing 01642 655071, or via email,

Completed application forms should also be forwarded to Anita Burke. Closing date 24th August 2018

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