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

 

Senior Marketing and Communications Officer

Full time – 37.5 hours per week

up to £35,525 per annum

Permanent subject to funding

Southwark

Safer London believes every young person should be given the opportunity to live free from exposure to youth violence, exploitation and crime and we work tirelessly to make this happen. Our aim is to create lasting change by preventing violence, exploitation and crime from negatively impacting on young Londoners.

We are seeking an enthusiastic creative individual for the role of Senior Marketing and Communications Officer. You don’t need to have a background in youth violence, exploitation and crime, but you do need to share our values and believe in our social purpose.

We are looking for a digital/social media savvy individual ideally with a mixed marketing or communications background. You will be a natural story teller, who can bring Safer London’s key messages to life. You will understand the need for planning and discipline in maintaining a consistent and compelling brand, but also how to nurture and promote creativity. Ideally you will have some experience of media work and of expanding the reputation and coverage of organisations and their causes. The post holder will lead on the deployment of Safer London’s marketing and communications strategy.

Joining a passionate team, your work will contribute to creating lasting change by preventing violence, exploitation and crime from negatively impacting on young Londoners.

During 2017/18 alone we reached more than 14,000 Londoners, of whom over 9,000 were young people. We want to empower even more young people to live safe, happy lives in the capital, and you can help us achieve this vision.

– Benefits including employer contributory pension, eye care vouchers and family friendly policies including enhanced maternity pay

As Senior Marketing and Communications Officer you will:

  • Devise and deliver communications and marketing strategies and campaigns that raise the profile of Safer London and promote the organisation’s work.
  • Execute strategic digital marketing campaigns aimed at driving interest in and support of Safer London’s work
  • Coordinate media interest in Safer London and ensure regular contact with target media and appropriate response to media requests.
  • Write and edit copy for a range of promotional/campaigns printed materials, website, social media and publications.
  • Maintain, with support, the Safer London website and social media platforms ensuring they are in working order.

To join us as Senior Marketing and Communications Officer, you’ll need:

  • Experience and a track record in the field of marketing and communications
  • Campaign management experience across the marketing mix
  • Experience of using social media to increase audience engagement
  • Experience of responding to journalist enquiries
  • Experience of writing copy for a variety of audiences

The closing date for applications is Midnight on 14th July 2019.

Interviews to be held on 23rd July 2019.

Please note this vacancy may be closed earlier than advertised as and when suitable candidates are recruited.

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. A standard DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role.

So, if you are ready to make a difference as Senior Marketing and Communications Officer, please apply by completing the application form here and return to recruitment@saferlondon.org.uk

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.

 

Service Manager  – Referral & Assessment

We are looking for a dynamic, experienced, innovative service manager to be part of the solution in addressing gang and youth violence in London

If you think you’re up to the challenge of supporting staff and empowering young people to make positive and sustainable changes in their lives our LGE service needs to hear from you.

LGE is a bespoke pan London service funded by the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime(MOPAC), for gang affected young people, both those who are involved in and/or those impacted by gang activity and youth 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.                                                                               

About the Role

As the programme of work matures we are developing more sophisticated mechanism to ensure that referrals come from the widest possible number of sources and that we have services that include a specialist offer to ensure service users case access a holistic support package. 

This new and exciting role has 2 important responsibilities.  Firstly it will lead on reaching out into a variety of setting to engage with the widest number of stakeholders – for example into local communities – be they communities located around a particular geographical space, faith communities or communities collecting around a particular interest such as sports.  There will also been a need to continue to build links with statutory providers such as social care, police and health providers and other key stakeholders such as charities and the relevant commercial companies.

Secondly, they will manage our specialist, non-case holding staff that advise around housing, earning and learning and emotional well-being.

This post will operate outside regular core hours and therefore the post holder will need to be flexible and able to work evenings and weekend.

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 learn more and to apply for this role please click here for the Job description and Person Specification.

Please send all the completed forms to recruitment@saferlondon.org.uk.

Closing date for applications: Midnight Sunday 30th June 2019

Interviews to be held on 4th July 2019

Previous applicants need not apply

 

Support Worker

LGE is a bespoke pan London service funded by the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime(MOPAC), for gang affected young people, both those who are involved in and/or those impacted by gang activity and youth 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 support worker role is to provide transformational and trauma based support to young people aged 16 – 25 involved, affected or exploited by gangs across London. The role will be expected to work well with others and demonstrate clear and effective communication with stakeholders, partners and service users. Experience of working in multi-agency setting and experienced at delivering person – centered and trauma based support is a core component to the skills required for this role.

The majority of the role will require you to work directly with referred clients on a 1:1 basis. You will develop and support relationships with partner agencies and third sector organisations pan London ensuring effective case communication and management. This post is required to ensure that effective outcome data is collated, monitored, is SMART and inputted in line with organisational processes and procedures. The role is also required to demonstrate a clear understanding of safeguarding.

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 learn more and to apply for this role please click here for the Job description and Person Specification.

Please send all the completed forms to recruitment@saferlondon.org.uk.

Closing date for applications: Midnight Sunday 30th June 2019

Interviews to be held on Wednesday 10th July 2019

 

Clinical Supervisor

part time – one day per week (7.5 hours)

Circa £40,000 per annum –  (£8,000 pro rata)

Permanent subject to funding

Southwark – but able to work around London

Safer London believes every young person should be given the opportunity to live free from exposure to youth violence, exploitation and crime and we work tirelessly to make this happen. Our aim is to create lasting change by preventing violence, exploitation and crime from negatively impacting on young Londoners.

We are seeking a Clinical Supervisor to deliver group, and occasionally individual, clinical supervision 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.

As Clinical Supervisor you will be:

  • Delivering clinical supervision to our front line practitioners, including student and honorary counsellors (group and some individual sessions)
  • 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.

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; Supervision Qualification
  • Experience of providing clinical supervision (group and individual)
  • Knowledge of safeguarding practices
  • Knowledge of how ACE’s, violence, exploitation and crime impact on children, young people and adults
  • Knowledge of how vicarious trauma affects front line workers and interventions that can support with this

– Benefits including employer contributory pension, eye care vouchers and family friendly policies including enhanced maternity pay

This is a brilliant opportunity to play a leading role in supporting, protecting and advocating for some of London’s most vulnerable children and young people.

Joining a passionate team, your work will contribute to creating lasting change by preventing violence, exploitation and crime from negatively impacting on young Londoners.

During 2017/18 alone we reached more than 14,000 Londoners, of whom over 9,000 were young people. We want to empower even more young people to live safe, happy lives in the capital, and you can help us achieve this vision.

Candidates who are interested in discussing this role can call Jackie Bolton – Director of Safeguarding for an informal conversation on 21st or 28th June 2019 between 10am and 2pm. She can be contacted on:07725 209 073.

The closing date for applications is Midday on 1st July 2019.

Interview to be held on 12th July 2019.

Please note this vacancy may be closed earlier than advertised as and when suitable candidates are recruited.

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 completing the application form here and return to recruitment@saferlondon.org.uk

Trustees

We are looking for three-four people to join our Board of Trustees and support us as we look to grow our work and influence across London so as to better help young people at risk. 

Do you think you can be a Safer London Trustee?

Do you share our belief that every young person should be given the opportunity to live free from exposure to violence, exploitation and crime, and that they should be an integral part of the solution rather than being seen as the problem? 

You DO NOT need a university degree or professional qualification but you DO need passion, commitment and an understanding of the issues young people across London are facing today.

Please click here for the recruitment pack  which gives more details about this role and includes the application form which needs to be returned to katinkabroersen@saferlondon.org.uk by Monday 1 July. 

Interviews will be held on Monday 8 July at our office near Blackfriars Station.

 

 

 

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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