Vacancies

Welcome to the Safer London recruitment page. Any current vacancies/opportunities will be listed below. We also advertise them on Twitter. To find out about volunteering for us, go to Get Involved.

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Work for Safer London

Safer London strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

We offer a range of employee benefits to recognise and reward the essential contribution our staff make, these include: Employers Contributory Pension, Eye Care Vouchers, Family Friendly Policy including Enhanced Maternity Pay and Childcare Voucher scheme.

“Safer London is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.”

 

Current Vacancies

 

Due to the ongoing current events interview dates and arrangements may be subject to change.  

Mental Health & Well-being Specialist

Safer London is seeking an experienced Mental Health and Well-being practitioner to help us to improve the safety of violence affected young people in London.

LGE is a bespoke pan London service funded by the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime(MOPAC), for young people, both those who are involved in and/or those impacted by violence. LGE has a focus on those aged 16-25 and our aim is to achieve positive and sustained change for young people through advocacy, specialist support and practical tools.

The mental health & emotional well-being worker is a pivotal part of the service offer and will be responsible for the assessment and direct work with children and young people with mental health and well-being needs. They will also lead on the development and delivery of therapeutic one to one and group interventions to support Safer London service users, as well as offering consultancy support to members of the LGE team.

You will have experience in a therapeutic capacity, particularly in relation children and young people affected by violence. The person will also be responsible for effectively engaging with health stakeholders, communities and partners pan London.

The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate a clear understanding of risk management, safeguarding and evidence a willingness to work within ethical boundaries but in unusual settings.

Safer London values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination, we encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

Safer London is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role.

To apply please go to the Webrecruit page here to complete the online application form and submit by midnight on Sunday 19 April 2020

Clinical Supervisor

We are seeking a Clinical Supervisor to deliver regular group clinical supervision, plus some individual sessions, to all of Safer London’s front line practitioners. You will play a pivotal role in supporting staff and guiding Safer London on our journey to becoming trauma informed.

The Role

As Clinical Supervisor you will be:

– Delivering clinical supervision to our front line practitioners

– Working with colleagues to support staff and responding to any emerging themes

– Supporting Safer London’s’ wider journey to becoming trauma informed and providing expertise around evidence-based practice in the field

– Working with colleagues to develop staff well-being policies and interventions

– Refreshing the clinical supervision policy, procedures and processes, as required.

About You

To join us as a Clinical Supervisor, you’ll need:

– Relevant qualifications: e.g. registered and fully accredited counsellor/ psychotherapist (eg. UKCP or BACP); Post-graduate qualification in Counselling or Psychotherapy; as well as a Supervision Qualification

– Experience of providing clinical supervision (group and individual)

– Knowledge of safeguarding practices

– Knowledge of how ACE’s, violence, and exploitation impact on children, young people and adults

– Knowledge of how vicarious trauma affects front line workers and interventions that can support with this

The Benefits

– Salary of circa £40,000 per annum pro rata (c £8,000 for one day week)

– Benefits include employer contributory pension, eye care vouchers and family friendly policies

The closing date for applications is Midnight on 15th March 2020, with interviews on 18th March.

Safer London values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination, we encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

Safer London is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role.

So, if you are ready to make a difference as a Clinical Supervisor, please apply by going to the Webrecruit page here and submit your application by midnight on Sunday 29 March 2020.

Interviews will be taking place on Friday 3rd April 2020.

Rescue and Response Worker

Are you an experienced practitioner with a track record of supporting young people who are affected by violence, exploitation or both?

We are looking for a Rescue and Response Support worker – to provide transformational and trauma based support to young people affected by County Lines as part of Safer London’s LGE service.

The role offers an exciting opportunity and will require you to work directly with referred clients on a 1:1 basis across London. You will develop and support relationships with partner agencies and third sector organisations across London ensuring effective case communication and management.

Amongst your core responsibilities you will:

  • Manage a caseload of young people
  • Advocate on behalf of young people where necessary with other organisations to ensure services are fulfilling their duties in relation to their meeting needs
  • Offer support appointments at appropriate venues
  • Ensure that effective outcome data is collated, monitored, is SMART and inputted in line with organisational project specific processes and procedures.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of safeguarding.
  • Undertake case recording in line with the highest standards and best practice using both the Safer London/Rescue &Response case recording tools available.
  • Assess, monitor and review the young person’s needs and risks and provide appropriate support to them
  • Attend multi-agency meetings
  • Complete action plan reviews
  • Case record and update case notes regularly.

Safer London values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination, we encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

Safer London is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role.

To apply please go to the Webrecruit page here to complete the online application form and submit by midnight on Sunday 19 April 2020.

Housing Advocacy and Sustainment Worker

Are you an experienced practitioner with a track record of supporting young people in a housing context who are affected by violence, exploitation or both?

We are looking for a housing advocate and sustainment worker – to provide advice and advocacy to young people supported by Safer London .

The role offers an exciting opportunity to support young people increase their awareness of accommodation availability and improve housing access .

Amongst your core responsibilities you will:

  • Manage a caseload of young people in housing need
  • Advocate on behalf of young people where necessary with other organisations to ensure services are fulfilling their duties in relation to their housing needs
  • Offer advice appointments at appropriate venues
  • Work closely with and provide regular updates to caseworkers
  • Assess, monitor and review the young person’s needs and risks and provide appropriate support to them
  • Attend multi-agency meetings
  • Complete action plan reviews
  • Case record and update regularly

If you are flexible, innovative and passionate about your work then we want to hear from you.

Safer London values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination, we encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

Safer London is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role.

To apply please go to the Webrecruit page here to complete the online application form and submit by midnight on Sunday 9 May 2020.

Service Manager – Case Work

We are looking for a dedicated experienced Service Manager to support a team of practitioners at Safer London. The team is likely to be made up of professionals with various background – including youth workers, social workers and those with health and teaching experience. You must have a strong understanding of both Children and Adults Safeguarding and an understanding of the issues faced by Young Londoners.

Safer London is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role.

To apply visit the Webrecruit page complete the online application form and submit by midnight on Sunday 21 April 2020.

 

Additional information

Safer London is committed to actively opposing all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination and will provide reasonable adjustments to all stages of our recruitment and selection procedures in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.  If you require an alternative method of submitting an application, please contact Recruitment@saferlondon.org.uk.

If you have been shortlisted for interview, you will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date. If you do not hear from us within two weeks then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted.

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