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Work for Safer London

Safer London strives to be 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


Empower Team Leader – Newham

Safer London are recruiting a Team Leader to the safer London Empower programme

The role is 12 months fixed term subject to funding

The Team Leader will work closely with the East Project manager and the wider Empower team to ensure the effective management and delivery of our CSE programmes operating across east London. 

The successful applicant will:

  • Provide intensive one-to-one support to small a caseload of vulnerable young women aged 11-18 who are affected by sexual violence and exploitation
  • Develop and support relationships with partner agencies and third sector organisations.
  • Provide direct front line management to a small local team of Young People Advocates
  • Support and promote good practice for professionals   within a multi-agency context through awareness raising and workshops. 
  • Implement, and ensure adherence to safeguarding and child protection practices, including providing guidance and taking action where a concern is identified.

To succeed in the role you will have

  • Experience working within services supporting and safeguarding young people with complex needs
  • Experience of managing staff working with young people
  • Experience of managing teams to develop and deliver programmes that demonstrate robust outcomes for young people
  • Demonstrable ability to supervise the work of others and motivate people.
  • An NVQ Level 3 (or above) or equivalent qualification and willingness to work towards a Management qualification

The post holder will be required to consent to undergo an Enhanced DBS checkThis role will involve working occasional unsocial hours, including evenings and weekends

*Applications are only open to female candidates. (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, and Part 1).

For a full information pack including the Job Specification and application form please click here

Closing date: 9am Wednesday 30th May 18

Interviews will be held on Monday 4th June 18

Please note that CVs will not be accepted and we will not accept referrals from agencies.


Business Development Manager

Job Summary:

We are looking for an experienced Business Development Manager who will bring sound enthusiasm and experience to Safer London.  We are looking for someone who will  be comfortable managing all aspects of proposals, tenders and grant applications.The post holder will be a proven project manager who will manage the development of new services in priority growth areas, monitor market intelligence and manage pipeline reporting, project planning and risk assessment in Safer London.  The individual will have expertise in the preparation of high quality proposals, tenders and reports coupled with excellent communication, presentation and analytical skills.

We are one of London’s leading charities working to ensure Young People are safe in the capital city and are looking for someone to help us grow. 

For a full information pack including the Job Specification and application form please click here

  • The deadline for applications is 9.00 am on 21st May 2018.
  • Interviews will be held on 23rd May 2018


PR and Social Media Officer

Job Summary:

We are looking for an experienced, creative and confident Communications Officer to join our busy team of three and help deliver the best profile raising results for our brands through a range of media and PR initiatives.
You will be proactive, with a range of communications experience from managing press launches to developing creative ideas with impact and delivering impressive results. An enthusiastic communications professional you will have strong written and verbal communications skills with the ability to influence positively at all levels and be able to perform under intense time pressures.
The successful candidate will be a self-starter and a strong team player who can make things happen. You will ensure we deliver great communications over a range of channels from print to digital that engage, influence and drive the charity’s profile amongst its key stakeholders.
This is an exciting opportunity to leverage your skills to help the charity grow. Ideally you will have a PR qualification but this is not essential.


For a full information pack including the Job Specification and application form please click here

  • The deadline for applications is 9.00 am on 4th June 2018.
  • Interviews will be held on 7th June 2018



Safer London Mentoring currently works with 10-18 year old young people who have been identified as being a risk of or involved in gangs and offending, and want to work with a mentor to progress with employment, education, and training, as well as improve their self-esteem and life skills. Sessions with them generally take place fairly near to their homes in local cafes/library’s etc. (although we would always encourage day trips out to other areas of London!) The mentoring is goal orientated and supports young people to develop life skills and engage in positive activities. For this strand of the mentoring, we expect mentors to meet their young person two – three times per month minimum.

Please note that our mentors may be allocated to either project unless specified.

  • Interviews will be held on Thursday 17th May 2018 and Friday 18th May 2018 between 9.00 – 5.30 pm.
  • Training is scheduled for Saturday 19th May 2018 and Sunday 20th May 2018.  

Please select a suitable time you can attend your interview on the above dates replying with your available times.

Attendance is compulsory for all sessions so please ensure you are able to commit to this training before confirming your interview slot.

If you have any further questions please email, and we look forward to receiving your application.

To learn more about the role please click here. To apply please complete the application form and send to .


Young Person’s Advocate

As part of the Empower programme team within Safer London, you will provide direct and dedicated support to young people in London who are at risk of or who have experienced sexual violence or exploitation, particularly in the context of gangs and peer on peer abuse. The majority of the role will require you to work directly with young women, but will also include work with young men. This role will involve working in close partnership with Local Authorities to develop effective services for young women and ensure other professionals have the necessary knowledge and skills to address this issue. 

To learn more about the role please click here for the Job description and Person Specification. To apply please complete the application form available here, a Criminal Convictions form available here and an Equal Opportunities form available here. Please send all the completed forms to

We will hold your application form for a period of no more than six months and contact you then next time a vacancy arises.  Please do not apply for this role if you have previously applied in 2017 and were unsuccessful.











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

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.