The Safer London team is knowledgeable, talented and most importantly, passionate about ensuring that every young Londoner has the chance to be the best they can be.

As an organisation we all work together to make positive, long lasting change for young Londoners, their families, peers and communities.

At Safer London we pride ourselves on being a great place to work. We offer a wide range of employee benefits including season ticket loans, flexible working and we’re a London Living Wage Employer. We know that our organisation can’t run without you, so we give back as much as you put in.

Our Benefits Package

  • Pension Scheme
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Mental Health Free Helpline
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Holiday Allowance – You will be entitled to 28 days holiday plus bank holidays and other statutory holidays, part time employees receive a pro-rata entitlement
  • Annual leave linked to length of service – 3 years’ service 30 days and 5 years’ service 33 days

If you’re interested in making a real impact on the lives of young Londoners, view our current vacancies below.

Current Vacancies

CSA Emotional Support Worker

Job title: CSA Emotional Support Worker
Location:  South-East London
Reports to: Service Manager
Contract: Permanent subject to funding
Hours of work: 35 hours per week full time
Salary: £25,650 to £31,050

About the role

We are looking for a motivated, driven, experienced CSA Emotional Support worker to join our amazing team. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to deliver one to one interventions and play an integral role in improving the lives of young Londoners, their families, peers and communities.

In this role you will provide one to one support to children, young people, non abusive parents or carers who are affected by child sexual abuse. This includes child sexual abuse within the family, sexual abuse perpetrated outside of the family and including child sexual exploitation.

Core responsibilities of the role are, but not limited to:

  • Delivering effective and appropriate services to children, young people, and families in line with the Safer London model of work ensuring that young Londoners receive the required support to meet their individual assessed needs.
  • Undertaking high quality case recording in line with the highest standards and      best practice principles.
  • Making appropriate onward referrals, signposting children, and young people to support services and positive activities.
  • Working with partners, communities, and other key stakeholders to deliver the service effectively.
  • Working creatively with colleagues to generate project resources and materials as required.

If you are a committed, resilient, and experienced CSA Emotional Support Worker and believe you have what it takes to help us to improve the safety of young Londoners and their families then please apply.

To apply please complete the online WebRecruit application form and submit by midnight Sunday 21st November.

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

Due to the current COVID-19, shortlisting will take place on a rolling basis and the closing date is subject to change at any time. Interviews will take place via video conference.

Rescue and Response Support Worker x 2

Job title: Rescue and Response Support Worker
Location: Pan London and Hybrid working
Reports to: Service Manager
Contract: Permanent subjected to funding
Hours of work: 35 hours per week
Salary: £25,650 to  £31,050

We’re looking for an experienced Family Community Worker to join our amazing team. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to play an integral role in improving the lives of young Londoners, their families, peers and communities.

In this role you will provide support to the families and communities of children and young people affected by violence and exploitation. This new role will involve a particular focus on developing pathways to support families of young Londoners.

Core responsibilities of the role are, but not limited to:

  • Knowledge of good practice in relation to violence and exploitation; an understanding of trauma; adverse childhood experiences and contextual safeguarding.
  • Experience of safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk and of managing complex safeguarding issues and liaising with statutory services to safeguard the child and or meet the needs of adults at risk.
  • Experience of working in partnerships and relationships with a wide variety of organisations to support the needs of vulnerable young people and adults.
  • Understanding of best practice and the importance of good quality case recording.

If you are a committed, resilient, and ambitious Family and Community Worker and believe you have what it takes to help us to improve the safety of young Londoners and their families then please apply.

To apply please complete the online WebRecruit application form and submit by midnight Sunday 5th December.

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

Due to the current COVID-19, shortlisting will take place on a rolling basis and the closing date is subject to change at any time. Interviews will take place via video conference.

Family and Community Worker x 2

Job title: Family and Community Worker
Location: Pan London
Reports to: Service Manager
Contract: Permanent subject to funding
Hours of work: 35 hours per week
Salary: £25,650 to 5 £31,050

To apply please complete the online WebRecruit application form and submit by midnight Sunday 5th December.

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

Due to the current COVID-19, shortlisting will take place on a rolling basis and the closing date is subject to change at any time. Interviews will take place via video conference.

Referral and Assessment Worker

Job title: Referral and Assessment Worker
Location: Administrative base in Southwark, working Pan London
Reports to: Service Manager
Contract: Permanent (Subject to contract)
Hours of work: 35 hours per week
Salary: £25,650 to £31,050

About the role

We are looking for a motivated, driven Referral and Assessment Worker to join our amazing team. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to play an integral role in improving the lives of young Londoners, their families, peers, and communities.

Core responsibilities of the role are, but not limited to:

  • Receive referrals into Safer London from a variety of stakeholders via a number of mediums – online, telephone and in person
  • Carry out initial assessments to appropriately identify needs and allocate using the processes in place to the services best placed to address those needs.
  • Make appropriate onward referrals, signposting children, and young people to support services and positive activities
  • Work with partners, communities, and other key stakeholders to deliver the service effectively
  • Work creatively with colleagues to generate project resources and materials as required

If you are committed, resilient and ambitious and believe you have what it takes to help us to improve the safety of young Londoners and their families then please apply.

To apply please complete the online WebRecruit application form and submit by midnight Sunday 12th December.

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

Due to the current COVID-19, shortlisting will take place on a rolling basis and the closing date is subject to change at any time. Interviews will take place via video conference.

Support Worker

Job title: Support Worker – Children and Young People Affected by Violence
Location: Administrative base in Southwark, working Pan London
Reports to:  Service Manager
Contract: Permanent (Subject to contract)
Hours of work: 35 hours per week
Salary: £25,650 to £31,050 per annum

About the role

We are looking for a motivated, driven and enthusiastic support worker to join our amazing team. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to play an integral role in improving the lives of young Londoners, their families, peers, and communities.

Core responsibilities of the role are, but not limited to:

  • Delivering effective and appropriate services to children and young people in line with the Safer London model of work ensuring that young Londoners receive the required support to meet their individual assessed needs
  • Undertake high quality case recording in line with the highest standards and best practice principles
  • Make appropriate onward referrals, signposting children and young people to support services and positive activities
  • Work with partners, communities, and other key stakeholders to deliver the service effectively
  • Work creatively with colleagues to generate project resources and materials as required.

If you are committed, resilient and ambitious and believe you have what it takes to help us to improve the safety of young Londoners then please apply.

To apply please complete the online WebRecruit application form and submit by midnight Sunday 12th December.

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

Due to the current COVID-19, shortlisting will take place on a rolling basis and the closing date is subject to change at any time. Interviews will take place via video conference.

Our number one priority is keeping the young Londoners who use our services safe.

We’re committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect anyone who works and volunteers with us to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for roles involving direct contact with Londoners who use our services.

Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, or experience any technical issues when trying to access and/or complete the online application form, please contact us at recruitment@saferlondon.org.uk

Please note we don’t accept CVs.

Due to the level of applications we receive we’re not able to respond to applicants who haven’t been shortlisted for interview. If you haven’t heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, then unfortunately you’ve not been shortlisted

Equality and diversity

At Safer London we value diversity and we’re committed to creating an inclusive culture. We know that in order to make London a safer place for the young people that live here, we need a diverse range of perspectives, experience and knowledge.

That’s why we encourage applications from all backgrounds and cultures. We welcome applications from minoritised communities, the LGBTQ+ community and individuals with disabilities (including hidden disabilities).

Our decisions are made by matching the skills and experience of applicants to roles, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity or reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.